Daily Podcast: The End of Physical Media, The Best Visual Cinema Experience, Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III & Great Gatsby

On the November 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III and Great Gatsby. And in the Mail Bag we’ll talk about your television show recommendations and answer […]

The media rejected Trump’s ‘racist,’ misleading ad in an unprecedented way

Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s closing message to voters before the midterm elections has offended so many that the three major cable news networks and the world’s largest social media site have all refused to carry it. As part of his scorched-Earth strategy in the final days before Tuesday’s momentous midterm elections, Trump’s 2020 […]

Media more to blame for dividing US than Trump, new poll suggests

Since he became president, many in the media have blamed Donald Trump for stoking division in the United States, but a new poll shows that while many agree that Trump deserves blame, more point the finger at the media itself. The Politico/Morning Consult poll, released on Thursday, showed that 56 percent of Americans felt Trump […]

In the age of Trump, anger toward the news media is spreading into local communities

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Resentment toward the media that has been promoted by President Donald Trump is causing local reporters and photographers to fear for their safety, so much so that The Radio Television Digital News Association has started to circulate safety and self-defense tips to members of the media.  CNN reporter Jim Acosta told Trump […]

Trump compares media coverage of the package-bomb scare to the 2015 Charleston church shooting

President Donald Trump again bemoaned what he perceives as unfair treatment from the news media on Monday night, nearly a week after the attempted mail-bombings that targeted his political critics and Democratic leaders. Trump compared his treatment to that of President Barack Obama, following a racially motivated 2015 shooting at a predominately black church in Charleston, […]

Media used pipe bomb scare to score political points, Trump says

US President Donald Trump has slammed the mainstream media for using the recent “sinister” string of anti-Democrat bomb mailings to blame him for inciting political violence. He said he would do all in his power to stop it. Trump previously dismissed the notion that he bears any responsibility for the crude pipe bombs mailed to […]

How digital media companies are recreating content bundles to overcome fragmentation and grow subscribers

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has produced new combinations of streaming video programming services to prepare for the progressive overhaul in how media is distributed.See the […]

A writer named on a Google spreadsheet of media men accused of sexual misconduct is suing the woman who created it

Alex Wong/Getty Images Writer Stephen Elliott filed a defamation suit on Wednesday against the creator of a crowdsourced list that named him among male media figures accused of sexual misconduct.  Journalist Moira Donegan came forward in January as the author of the “S—-y Media Men” list, an online crowdsourced spreadsheet which contained anonymous allegations against […]

'Like a death blow': Banned alternative media speak to RT after mass Facebook purge

Some 800 anti-establishment accounts and pages have been yanked from Facebook in a sweeping crackdown the social media giant framed as a fight against spammers. RT talked to those who were targeted in the cleansing. Among the hundreds of pages and accounts Facebook and Twitter took down were those both on the political left and […]