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Biden’s Low-Key Media Strategy Draws Allies’ Concern

As president, Donald J. Trump was a media maximalist whose unavoidable-for-comment style helped generate saturation news coverage, for better or worse.President Biden has taken a stingier approach to his dealings […]




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Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ Special Leads Two Fox News Contributors to Quit

For his part, Mr. Goldberg said he has been thinking about William F. Buckley, the late founder of National Review, who saw as part of his mission “imposing seriousness on […]




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Why ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ Won’t Stream Until Next Year

It was one of the most dramatic episodes of the season. Monica Lewinsky, the heroine of “Impeachment: American Crime Story,” strikes an immunity deal with federal prosecutors, and President Bill […]




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ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish downplays idea of a merger to get scale in streaming

ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish this morning downplayed his company’s interest in a potential merger — like one with its partner Comcast. At the WSJ Tech Live conference today, the media […]




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Chappelle Special on Netflix Draws Criticism and Internal Unrest

“Netflix has gone from the underdog and outsider poking the establishment to the epicenter of the Hollywood establishment,” he said. “When you’re at the center, everything is magnified 100 times. […]




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‘Squid Game,’ the Netflix Hit, Taps South Korean Fears

In “Squid Game,” the hit dystopian television show on Netflix, 456 people facing severe debt and financial despair play a series of deadly children’s games to win a $38 million […]







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YouTube TV expands its live TV service with more Spanish-language networks

Google’s streaming TV service, YouTube TV, announced today it’s adding more Spanish-language networks to its base membership package and is preparing to launch an add-on package that will include even […]




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Budweiser Pays Tribute to 9/11 With Commercial of Clydesdale Horses

Advertising against a tragic event is a delicate calculation for American companies. Do they acknowledge the occasion and invite accusations of being opportunistic? Do they stay silent and risk appearing […]




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Hulu is raising the price on its on-demand plans by $1 starting Oct. 8

Following last year’s price hike on its Live TV service, Hulu is now preparing to raise prices again. Starting on October 8, 2021, Hulu will raise the price for both […]