Reporter covering the business of entertainment in the U.S. and beyond Education: Columbia University and Yeshiva University
Steven Zeitchik covers the business of entertainment for The Washington Post, examining the industry's trends, challenges, issues and ideas. Before joining The Post, he covered entertainment for the Los Angeles Times for eight years. He also did reporting tours for The Times in places including Ukraine, Egypt, Germany and the Bill Cosby trial.
Film executives are bemoaning a “Netflix effect,” in which it’s harder to release prestige and Oscar movies this year with the streaming service diving into the game for the first time. But does the data back them up?
Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon plans to expand, has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. HQ2 will accelerate that trend, sparking concerns from business owners and residents.
After his arraignment, Weinstein posted $1 million bail and surrendered his passport. “This defendant used his position, money and power to lure young women into situations where he was able to violate them sexually,” the prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney Joan llluzzi, said as she read the charges in New York Criminal Court.