Read Deadline’s annual list of fall premiere dates for new and returning series on broadcast, cable and streaming services for 2018.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/08/fall-tv-premiere-dates-2018-new-returning-shows-list-1202413537/
Don’t worry, there’s still a global version that will launch at the same time in October.
— Read on www.cnet.com/news/oneplus-6t-will-launch-in-october-with-t-mobile-as-us-partner/
With his company Monkeypaw Prods., Jordan Peele wants to reinvent storytelling, one scary tale at a time.
— Read on variety.com/2018/tv/features/jordan-peele-monkeypaw-prods-twilight-zone-us-1202903254/
Les Moonves is among many men who have been accused of misconduct since the #MeToo movement began. Here’s who kept their jobs and who didn’t
— Read on www.thewrap.com/will-moonves-hang-on-heres-who-kept-their-jobs-and-who-didnt-after-metoo-misconduct-accusations/
A landmark for onscreen diversity, the hit movie may not debut in China. Why? It’s complicated.
— Read on fortune.com/2018/08/17/crazy-rich-asians-movie-china-market/
With business humming along both in stores and online, the big-box giant is showing the way for the future of retail.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-08-16/walmart-wmt-earnings-just-put-amazon-amzn-on-notice
Facebook is once again a target — or perhaps a weapon — for people who want to divide American voters ahead of the 2018 midterms and destabilize support for government officials. The company has a plan for how it will defeat disinformation.
— Read on www.recode.net/2018/8/17/17686252/facebook-2018-midterm-election-plan-russia
No more digging through piles of paper in a drawer for that prescription you got a year ago.
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90220053/now-you-can-scan-your-glasses-and-instantly-learn-your-prescription
The new product would take on Amazon’s Echo Show in the increasingly crowded smart speaker market.
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90220572/google-is-said-to-be-looking-to-launch-a-smart-display
“You as a Facebook user taking action to [deny] advertisers access to information is a political move.”
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90220047/sick-of-facebooks-creepy-ad-targeting-try-this-new-tool
A federal judge rejected large parts of a nearly $4 billion government lawsuit alleging satellite-TV giant DirecTV engaged in deceptive advertising.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/judge-rejects-large-parts-of-ftc-suit-against-directv-1534445947
The SEC began investigating last year whether Tesla misled investors about its Model 3 car production problems and subpoenaed a parts supplier. Separately, regulators are asking board members for details about their conversations with Elon Musk to take Tesla private.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/sec-pressing-tesla-directors-for-details-on-communications-with-elon-musk-1534450010
About 1,400 of the internet company’s employees have signed a letter demanding transparency, saying censored search results raise “urgent moral and ethical issues.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/technology/google-employees-protest-search-censored-china.html
“Mel” is leaving Medium and trying to grow to new heights. Does this Unilever-owned brand’s publication present a model for branded content that doesn’t suck?
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90217210/dollar-shave-clubs-mens-magazine-mel-grows-up
Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information service which helps the UK journalism.
— Read on www.pressgazette.co.uk/mens-magazine-abcs-mens-health-in-double-digit-drop-as-free-shortlist-holds-firm/
Mike Lupica, the most well-known byline at the Daily News, is out. Aside from producing his sports and general interest columns at the teetering tabloid, he had been a prolific writer of young adult sports novels.
— Read on nypost.com/2018/08/16/the-daily-news-loses-its-most-well-known-writer/
When the Boston Globe called on the nation’s newspaper editorial boards to come together against President Trump’s “dirty war on the free press,” regular readers of The San Francisco Chronicle no doubt assumed we would be among the first in line. After all, in our unsigned editorials and in my Sunday column, this newspaper’s criticism of Trump’s efforts to delegitimize, threaten and neuter independent journalism has been clear, emphatic and repeated since the early days of his presidential campaign. But our editorial board will not be joining the estimated 300 newspapers which have signed on to the Globe’s pitch for a coordinated editorial campaign in Thursday’s editions.
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/diaz/article/Why-the-San-Francisco-Chronicle-isn-t-joining-13159007.php
White House counsel Don McGahn called the head of Federal Communications Commission in July to ask about the status of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s now abandoned $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co .
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-tribune-media-m-a-sinclair-ma/white-house-counsel-asked-fcc-chair-about-sinclair-tribune-merger-status-idUSKBN1L125K