A&E Has Lost Half Its Viewers Since Dropping ‘Live PD’

Ratings for A&E Network have plummeted since it canceled the hit police reality show “Live PD” on June 10, a sign of how much the network relies on law-enforcement programming. 95

New York Times to Acquire Serial Productions

New York Times Co. said it would acquire Serial Productions, the maker of the hit podcast “Serial,” a deal that aims to further the newspaper’s podcasting ambitions.

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Taboola and Outbrain’s Clickbait Marriage: What Happened When the Justice Department Showed Up

The department decided not to challenge a merger of the rival internet companies whose sponsored-content offerings generate revenue for publishers around the globe.

Disney Slashed Ad Spending on Facebook Amid Growing Boycott

Walt Disney has dramatically slashed its advertising spending on Facebook, according to people familiar with the situation, the latest setback for the tech giant as it faces a boycott from companies upset with its handling of hate speech and divisive content.

Red Bull Replaces Top U.S. Executives Amid Internal Tensions

The maker of Red Bull energy drinks has replaced its top U.S. executives amid internal tensions over the closely held company’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Organizers of a Facebook ad boycott vowed to press on with their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer meaningful action on curbing hateful content.