Articles By Christopher Zara
On Monday, a spokesperson for the struggling cable network quickly downplayed a New York Post story that claimed it was developing reality-TV shows as part of a massive programming overhaul.
Could small-budget movies be making a comeback? So far this season, four of the top-20 grossing movies were made on a budget of $20 million or under -- a pittance when you consider that the average tentpole costs more than ten times that amount.
Wade Michael Page, the 40-year-old alleged killer, had been involved with white-supremacist hate groups for at least a decade. His arms and torso were swaddled with tattoos, many containing racist and neo-Nazi symbolism. He played bass in a white-power hardcore band called End Apathy. He was angry, frustrated, disillusioned. He was also a skinhead -- but that almost goes without saying.
The 2012 Editors Poll, released on Friday, solicited data from editors at newspapers, magazines, trade publications and websites. It showed that 61 percent of the editors polled do not believe their publication will increase freelance pay rates in the next 12 months, compared to only 8 percent who thought that an increase is likely.
The late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch has prohibited the use of his music, image or "artistic property" for the purposes of advertising, according to his recently filed will.
Decrying the recent mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin -- as well as gun violence in general -- the infamous serial killer David Berkowitz told the New York Daily News on Friday that "society has to take the glory out of guns.
A front-page article in the Italian newspaper Il Giornale attacked Germany’s handling over the ongoing euro crisis.
Apple has pulled its much-derided Genius Bar television commercials, which had been running during the 2012 London Olympics.
Clearly, the Material Girl hasn't lost her flair for controversy, and this year she seems determined to pack a lifetime of it into one summer. But are all those headlines paying off for the notably shrewd pop star? That depends on how you measure "paying off.
On Sunday, the Asian American Journalists Association released a media advisory that offers guidelines for journalists reporting on the tragedy that left seven people dead at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis.