The sound that should scare ‘Solo’ filmmakers the most is the crowd’s dead silence – Laredo Morning Times
— Read on www.lmtonline.com/entertainment/article/The-sound-that-should-scare-Solo-filmmakers-the-12958261.php
CBS is weighing a replacement for anchor Jeff Glor on “CBS Evening News”
— Read on pagesix.com/2018/05/31/cbs-may-boot-jeff-glor-from-evening-news/
Microsoft is finally killing Groove Music apps for both iOS and Android as it closes its streaming music service
— Read on www.theverge.com/2018/5/31/17413620/microsoft-groove-music-ios-android-end-of-life-support
New study from Pew Research Center shows that teens are flocking to Snapchat, Facebook and YouTube.
— Read on money.cnn.com/2018/05/31/technology/facebook-teen-usage-pew/index.html
EXCLUSIVE: In the wake of the Samantha Bee controversy whereby she called Ivanka Trump a “feckless c**t”, the Television Academy has put the kibosh on any press tonight attending its 11th Annual Television Academy Honors ceremony, which is lauding her Full Frontal TBS series.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/05/samantha-bee-full-frontal-media-ban-tv-academy-honors-ceremony-1202401454/
ESPN managers are telling their most outspoken broadcasters and writers to be careful on social media in light of Disney axing Roseanne Barr’s TV show over…
— Read on nypost.com/2018/05/31/espn-warns-outspoken-talent-in-wake-of-roseanne-controversy/
The government of Saudi Arabia, trying to diversify its economy and open up its society, called in the SCL Group, a secretive consulting firm, to help plot the kingdom’s reform plans.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/05/31/business/cambridge-analytica-scl-group-saudi-arabia.html
Wall Street seems to have decided that the companies will prevail in their antitrust fight with the Justice Department. That’s no sure thing.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/05/31/business/att-time-warner-antitrust-stewart.html
Add Roseanne Barr to those not impressed with Samantha Bee’s apology. Days after Roseanne Barr’s ABC sitcom got cancelled after she tweeted calling former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, though she apologized for her “bad joke,” Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump after calling the W…
— Read on deadline.com/2018/05/roseanne-barr-blasts-samantha-bee-apology-retweet-forgives-sara-gilbert-michael-fishman-not-time-for-roseanne-reboot-1202401303/
While some of his classmates wanted to execute senior pranks that would potentially disrupt classes, Missouri high school student Kylan Scheele opted for some tomfoolery that was a little more chill.
— Read on gizmodo.com/student-punished-for-implied-threat-after-putting-high-1826289639
Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President Kudo Tsunoda is leaving his position as head of Mixed reality, ‘3D for Everyone,’and associated apps and services as part of the latest moves.
— Read on www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-continues-to-hone-its-latest-reorg-with-more-employee-shuffles/
CBS stockholders filed a class-action lawsuit against National Amusements, contending the company has breached its fiduciary duty.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/05/cbs-shareholders-file-class-action-lawsuit-against-national-amusements-1202401229/
Samantha Bee has hurt her case both in broad general terms and in specific ones.
— Read on variety.com/2018/tv/news/samantha-bee-hurt-full-frontal-ivanka-trump-1202826726/
A trio of smaller films open opposite the ‘Star Wars’ spinoff and ‘Deadpool 2’ — Shailene Woodley’s lost-at-sea drama ‘Adrift,’ Johnny Knoxville comedy ‘Action Point’ and genre pic ‘Upgrade.’
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-preview-how-far-will-solo-drop-post-memorial-day-weekend-1116008
At least one advertiser, Autotrader, announced plans to suspend sponsorship of Bee’s show following the backlash.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samantha-bee-apologizes-ivanka-trump-insult-i-crossed-a-line-1116157