7 Things You Don’t Know About ‘Reservoir Dogs,’ As Told by Quentin Tarantino and the Cast

April 29, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mr. White, Mr. Orange, Mr. Blonde, Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown: They all reunited for the 25th anniversary retrospective screening of “Reservoir Dogs” at the Tribeca Film Festival April 28.

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How Zappos Is Using Its Internet-Connected Outhouses to Boost the Brand

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

When it comes to doing your business, Zappos' internet-connected outhouses might be able to offer a lesson--and perhaps even a number, too. The online retailer's Porta-Party, which it debuted in 2015, has been touted by CEO Tony Hsieh as a way to disrupt the $2 billion industry with something that makes going to the bathroom...

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Ellen DeGeneres’ Historic ‘Puppy Episode’ in Which She Came Out Is Available to Stream for Free From ABC

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The 20th anniversary of Ellen DeGeneres' "Puppy Episode" in which she came out, is this Sunday. To celebrate, ABC is streaming all five seasons of Ellen for free with no login required. Viewers can find the whole show in the "Throwbacks" section of the ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected devices. The episode from...

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Twitter Just Inked Another Livestreaming Lax Pact

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Twitter is becoming the place to be for livestreamed lacrosse, as the social network followed up March's announcement of a pact with the National Lacrosse League with Friday's news of an agreement with Major League Lacrosse. Twitter will livestream the MLL Game of the Week during the 2017 season, and its slate consists of 15...

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Craig Helmstetter Is Named Managing Partner of APM’s New Research Lab and Analyst Group

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

American Public Media (APM) has named Craig Helmstetter managing partner of the APM Research Lab and Analyst Group. The group is a new initiative from APM, and staff will engage in data analysis and statistics to bolster APM as well as Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) journalism. "The idea is to deepen our understanding of important...

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Craig Helmstetter Is Named Managing Partner of APM’s New Research Lab and Analyst Group

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

American Public Media (APM) has named Craig Helmstetter managing partner of the APM Research Lab and Analyst Group. The group is a new initiative from APM, and staff will engage in data analysis and statistics to bolster APM as well as Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) journalism. "The idea is to deepen our understanding of important...

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Does Hulu Finally Have a Serious Emmy Contender?

April 28, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The streamer has struggled so far to break through for awards, but this critically acclaimed vision of dystopia could change all of that.

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The State of This Year’s WHCD Parties

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

A series of events in the lead-up to this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend, starting with, well, the 2016 election as well as the decision by The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, followed by others, to exit the party circuit this year, continuing with the decision by President Trump to stay away from the...

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Nordstrom Places Its $70 Million Media Business in Review

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Retail giant Nordstrom is currently seeking a new agency to handle its nearly $70 million annual media planning and buying business. The company last held a review in late 2014, when it moved its account from Omnicom Media Group to the Santa Monica offices of Mindshare, which is part of WPP's GroupM. Representatives for both...

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At the Walter Cronkite Awards, Honorees Discuss When Journalists Should and Shouldn’t Be Neutral

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Enemies of the People? was the name of the panel convened at the 2017 Walter Cronkite Awards ceremony this afternoon, held at the National Press Club. Taking on the root and aim of that idea, as well as questions on media neutrality, trust and fake news were this year's national individual achievement award winners, Univision's...

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