May 7, 2013 Our reaction to overnight Web celebrities like Charles Ramsey, Antoine Dodson, Sweet Brown and Ted Williams deserves a longer look.
May 2, 2013 Marc Maron has found success in podcasting, and Friday night, he moves on to a new show on IFC.
April 30, 2013 In a trailblazing announcement Monday, the Washington Wizards center said he was gay. Experts say that could give the 34-year-old second-tier athlete a career boost.
April 28, 2013 The U.S. has spent millions of dollars since the 1980s on anti-drug ads. But research shows that some of these older public service announcements might be counterproductive. Now that the ads are shifting to reach teens who want to rebel, new studies show they may actually be more effective.
April 26, 2013 David and Charles Koch, billionaires known these days for their politics, are interested in acquiring a collection of daily newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun. If they bought those papers, what would they do with them?
April 25, 2013 China Central Television's American offshoot has set up shop just two blocks from the White House. Some say the government-owned English channel is helping redefine acceptable media coverage in China, while others see it as a soft Chinese power play.
April 24, 2013 One day after suspending its account because of a hacking, the wire service says it is back on Twitter.
April 23, 2013 As Internet users injected themselves into the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings, false rumors began to spread about possible suspects in the attack. One of those falsely accused in social media was a 22-year-old Brown University student who has been missing. The general manager of Reddit has now apologized to the student's family.
April 23, 2013 Shows like Good Morning America and the Today show can have a big impact on a broadcast network's image and bottom line. NPR's David Greene speaks with media reporter Brian Stelter about Top of the Morning, his new book about the high-stakes world of morning TV.
April 21, 2013 The Boston Marathon bombings. The fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. The defeat of gun control legislation. We absorbed these past six days in an instantaneous, nonstop, firsthand-but-once-removed way that now defines our communal experiences.