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Mediator: A Lesson in Moscow About Trump-Style ‘Alternative Truth’
Watching Russian television and hearing journalists’ war stories, I wondered if I had arrived through an alt-right wormhole.
The Murdochs Assess the O’Reilly Damage
Bill O’Reilly has left Fox News for a vacation while his employers decide whether they should force him from the network over sexual harassment accusations.
AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise.
AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.
Advertising: XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Albert Freedman, Producer of Rigged 1950s Quiz Show, Dies at 95
Mr. Freedman sought higher ratings for the show “Twenty-One” by giving questions to contestants in advance, in the hopes of creating more dramatic competition.
Fair Game: Elizabeth Warren on Big Banks and Their (Cozy Bedmate) Regulators
In a new book, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts takes Wells Fargo to task, along with the system that let it get away with account fraud.
In House of Murdoch, Sons Set About an Elaborate Overhaul
Since taking over two years ago, James and Lachlan Murdoch seem determined to rid the company of the old-guard culture on which their father built his empire.
Scandal Again Hovers Over Murdoch’s Pursuit of Sky as U.K. Delays Review
The examination, to consider whether the Murdoch family would gain too much control over Britain’s media landscape, was delayed until after the June elections.
Anonymous Harassment Hotlines Are Hard to Find and Harder to Trust
Fox News employees say they were unaware of a method to report misbehavior. Experts say companies often create hotlines to limit legal liability.
Bill O’Reilly Payout Could Be as High as $25 Million
With the payment to the dismissed host, 21st Century Fox payouts related to sexual harassment allegations at Fox News now total more than $85 million.
Fears of Revolt by Consumers Felled O’Reilly
Activists who pressured advertisers to pull out of “The O’Reilly Factor” are claiming victory after the Fox News star was dismissed from the network.
With Bill O’Reilly Gone From Fox News, Will Advertisers Return?
Advertisers abandoned Mr. O’Reilly’s show in droves, but few left the network altogether. After his ouster, the advertising outlook may return to normal.
Five Studios’ Mission: Winning the Distribution Rights to James Bond
Sony, whose contract to market and distribute the films expired in 2015, gave its presentation on a recreated set from “Dr. No.”
News Analysis: A New Era After Bill O’Reilly? Women Aren’t Convinced
Many women remain skeptical that they will be heard if they come forward with tales of inappropriate workplace behavior. But the power women wield outside their own offices may help even the game.
New Prince Songs Blocked by Judge, for Now
A lawsuit by the singer’s estate has halted the release of a new six-song EP.
Beyoncé and Louis C.K. Are Among Peabody Winners
Prizes were also given to “Atlanta,” “Veep” and “Happy Valley.”
Bill O’Reilly Is Forced Out at Fox News
The exposure of multiple settlements involving sexual harassment allegations against Mr. O’Reilly brought an abrupt end to his two-decade career at Fox.
Apple Faces Inquiry in China Over App Store Content
Chinese authorities said they would meet with the American tech giant over video-streaming apps that they said offered forbidden content.
On the Runway: Zara Loses Its Skirt Over Pepe the Frog
The Spanish chain is embroiled in yet another social media crossfire.
Ajit Pai, F.C.C. Chairman, Moves to Roll Back Telecom Rules
Mr. Pai, who has been unwinding Obama-era regulatory efforts, is putting two items up for vote on Thursday that would empower telecom companies and broadcasters.
The Nine and a Half Months That Shook Fox News
The ouster of Bill O’Reilly, the top-rated cable news host, from Fox News caps an extraordinary period of upheaval at the company.
For Fox News, Life After Bill O’Reilly Will Feature Tucker Carlson
Mr. Carlson has been tapped to replace Mr. O’Reilly at 8 p.m. Eastern. The round-table show “The Five” will take over Mr. Carlson’s 9 p.m. slot.
The Climate Issue: Our Climate Future Is Actually Our Climate Present
How do we live with the fact that the world we knew is going and, in some cases, already gone?
American Poets, Refusing to Go Gentle, Rage Against the Right
Like virtually everything else in the Trump era, poetry has gotten sharply political these days.
Nonfiction: Sheryl Sandberg Finds Comfort for Herself and Offers It to Others
With new perspective after her husband’s unexpected death, the author of “Lean In” addresses issues that some readers found troubling about that book.