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Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020
Comedy Legend Carl Reiner, Creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show," Dies At 98
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a "second banana" to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy's front ranks as creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and straight man to Mel Brooks' "2000 Year Old Man," has died. He was 98. Reiner's assistant Judy Nagy...
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020
Will A Growing Advertiser Boycott Bring About Lasting Change On Social Platforms?
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country's divisions reaching a boiling point, these companies are upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Director Conor Byrne Joins m ss ng p eces' Live-Action Roster
Conor Byrne has joined the directorial roster of bicoastal m ss ng p eces. Byrne has directed international campaigns and branded films for clients like Skittles, Kit Kat, Microsoft, Ikea, Pepsi, McDonald’s and JetBlue. His work has won Cannes Lions, ADC honors, and Effies, among many other honors...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Geoff Edwards, Formerly of TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Joins GALE As ECD
Geoff Edwards has joined the leadership team of business agency GALE as executive creative director. He brings 20 years of advertising and entertainment industry experience to his new roost which has to its credit data-driven business strategies for such brands as T-Mobile, BMW, Chipotle and...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Reddit, Twitch Ban Pro-Trump Forums For Hate Speech; Ford Puts Brakes On Social Media Ads For 30 Days
Reddit, an online comment forum that is one of the internet's most popular websites, on Monday banned a forum that supported President-Donald Trump as part of a crackdown on hate speech. The Trump forum, called The_Donald, was banned because it encouraged violence, regularly broke other Reddit...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Adapting To Pandemic, Sundance Fest Looks To Expand Footprint Nationally
The Sundance Film Festival, held annually at altitude in the snowy reaches of a Utah ski town, is expanding beyond the mountains. Sundance, the premier independent film festival, isn't giving up its home in Park City. But on Monday, organizers said selections from next year's edition will also play...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Calif. Tax Credits Granted To 12 Features Projected To Generate Nearly $225M In Qualified Spending
A dozen feature films have been selected for the final round of tax credits allocated under California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0, which was launched in 2015 and will be followed by the next-generation Program 3.0. The 12 projects (four independent, eight non-independent) are on track...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
Artists Advocate Social Justice At BET Awards
The BET Awards served as an extension of the voices of Black people protesting in the streets about the inequalities Black people face daily, as artists used their performances to highlight the Black Lives Matter movement, civil rights and the lives of those lost because of police officers,...
Sunday, Jun. 28, 2020
Starbucks To Pause Social Media Ads, Joining A Growing Number of Companies 
Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content. Starbucks said Sunday that its actions were not part of the "#...
Saturday, Jun. 27, 2020
Iconic Designer Milton Glaser, of "I Love NY" Logo Fame, Dies At 91
Milton Glaser, the groundbreaking graphic designer who adorned Bob Dylan's silhouette with psychedelic hair and summed up the feelings for his native New York with "I (HEART) NY," died Friday, his 91st birthday. The cause was a stroke and Glaser had also had renal failure, his wife, Shirley Glaser...

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