The Style Blog: Media


Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Some tabloids agree to celebrity kid photo ban. But what does that actually mean?

People magazine, “Entertainment Tonight” and more say they won’t use pictures (without parent consent) of A-list children.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:26 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  celebrities, Media

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Ten things to look forward to in the 10th Puppy Bowl

After 10 years of cute, the Puppy Bowl has become an institution.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cats, Internet, Media, TV

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Mandela’s memorial service highlights the humor of bad translation

From English comedian Catherine Tate to SNL’s Chris Christie sketch, translation, or rather mistranslation, is inherently fraught with potential humor.

By Philip Kennicott  |  05:46 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook, Culture, Media

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Joanna Coles invites 15 Washington women to ‘Cosmo 100 lunch

The guest list for Monday’s “Cosmo 100” lunch included actresses, fashion designers and about 15 Washington women committed to the weightier issues of the world.

By Frances Stead Sellers  |  05:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., Media

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/22/2013

#CreighTunes builds playlist for Va. state Sen. Creigh Deeds

A Q&A with the people who started the #CreighTunes Twitter hashtag that launched a multi day online musical tribute for Senator R. Creigh Deeds.

By Winyan Soo Hoo  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 11/11/2013

WATCH: Lara Logan shares thoughts on Benghazi prior to ’60 Minutes’ apology

Logan offered some unusually blunt public comments about the Benghazi attack last year.

By Paul Farhi  |  11:21 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 11/05/2013

VIDEO: Skydivers survive crash, appear on ‘The Today Show’

In a second episode of apparent “checkbook journalism” in a week, NBC News has locked up exclusive interviews and amateur footage of an aerial accident with a six-figure fee to a group of sky divers who survived the collision of their two small planes.

By Paul Farhi  |  10:09 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 07/19/2013

J.K. Rowling, and a look at startlingly honest press statements

Rowling's law firm, which was the leak of her ghost author identity, took responsibility by offering a very detailed apology.

By Emily Yahr  |  11:23 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Media

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Josh Friedland on @ruthbourdain and Twitter's anniversary

The food writer behind the mysterious Twitter handle talks about keeping his identity a secret and the various uses for the social media platform.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:47 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Roger Ailes wows conservatives in accepting Bradley prize

Fox News chief Roger Ailes wows conservatives in accepting Bradley Foundation prize.

By Paul Farhi  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 05/22/2013

JIF vs. GIF: Make your case

How do you pronounce 'GIF'?

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  12:40 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Politico pulls Josh Holmes ad in new ad campaign

Politico's latest house ads raised a few eyebrows around Washington this week when a new batch of promotions featured Josh Holmes, chief of staff to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)

By Paul Farhi  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Coachella: Twitter #Music and highlights from Weekend 1

The social media service unveiled their new music sharing app in time for the second weekend, and chronicled some of the best moments from weekend one.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:50 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Music, MusicFest

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Equals sign mashup spreads like red wildfire

As that red math symbol became so Web-ubiquitous, the twists on the HRC logo sprang up irresistibly.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Media

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 02/08/2013

The artistry of George W. Bush

Reviewing the amateur paintings of former President George W. Bush isn't the same as, say, reviewing the saxophone playing of Bill Clinton.

By Philip Kennicott  |  07:01 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Media

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 02/08/2013

In defense of the 'Hirshhorn bubble'

Skeptics fear the addition is a distraction from the core mission of the museum, but what happens inside the bubble will be the ultimate test of whether it was a good idea.

By Philip Kennicott  |  12:11 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Media

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 02/07/2013

'Creaky voice' draws huge audience to 'Lexicon Valley' podcast

We know what drives Web traffic: LOLcats, Kate Middleton and . . . guttural flutterings. Wondering about that last one? When Slate's relatively new podcast "Lexicon Valley" did a show about "creaky voice," downloads soared.

By Ron Charles  |  03:47 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Media

Posted at 11:16 PM ET, 02/03/2013

The Great Super Bowl Blackout relived in tweets

The Ravens may have won the game, but the blackout won the Internet.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  11:16 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/03/2013

The Puppy Bowl: Sunday's other big game

No matter who you root for, the puppies always win

By Maura Judkis  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Thanks for visiting, Cindy Adams, and good riddance

New York Post columnist calls Washington, D.C., "a sewer"

By Dan Zak  |  01:07 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Sarah Palin, Fox News no more

Sarah Palin has cut ties with Fox News Channel, ending an association with the cable network that had provided the most visible forum for her conservative views.

By Paul Farhi  |  06:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Newseum honors journalists killed on the job

Washington D.C.’s Newseum adds 72 names to its memorial for slain reporters, photographers, broadcasters and news executives

By DeNeen Brown  |  02:21 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Time cover milks shocking image (photo)

That’s quite an, um, arresting cover photo on this week’s Time magazine

By Paul Farhi  |  12:45 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Newseum looks at social media in new HP New Media Gallery

The Newseum has selected an interactive exhibition on social media as the first permanent exhibition at the museum since it opened in 2008. The HP New Media Gallery opens Friday with plenty of multimedia and digital technology displays.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newseum, social media, Hewlett-Packard Co., HP New Media Gallery, Washington museum