The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles.
Shalini Ramachandran"Hustle porn," Adderall addictions, depression, overeating, anxiety, insomnia, autoimmune disorders. There's a dark side to startup success under the veneer of fancy parties, multibillion-dollar valuations & changing the world. CEOs open up in our piece
Clashing egos and feuds over the company’s future have engulfed the U.S.’s largest Spanish-language broadcasting outlet, complicating its response to strategic challenges, including the rise of cord cutting. Its new CEO has to both cut costs and...
Netflix registered more than a million fewer subscribers than it expected in the second quarter, a sign that the streaming-video site’s strong momentum may be slowing. Shares fell 14% in after-hours trading.
Securities regulators are investigating whether Facebook Inc. adequately warned investors that third parties may have obtained users’ data in violation of Facebook’s policies, people familiar with the matter said.
Tensions between Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch are complicating Comcast’s pursuit of the biggest media deal in years. Both Comcast and Disney, who are vying for Fox’s entertainment assets, are...
Shalini Ramachandran‘He doesn’t want Brian Roberts.’ Comcast’s CEO is trying to overcome friction with Rupert Murdoch to pull off the deal of a lifetime. Our inside look at the evolving deal battle
Comcast and AT&T have made audacious moves to become media distribution and content conglomerates, but John Malone, one of the industry’s most powerful players, is skeptical of that approach and doesn’t plan to follow suit.
A court’s approval of AT&T’s merger with Time Warner paves a clear path for Comcast to bid for 21st Century Fox assets and could trigger a round of deal-making by smaller media companies trying to keep up with industry titans.
Arguments over tweets and tension with owner Disney increased anxiety over the network’s future in era of cord-cutting,
Shalini RamachandranFor decades, ESPN had nothing to worry about. It was printing money & cable TV was growing. Then everything changed at the same time America's political division heightened. Weakened in part by its own missteps, ESPN became a hotbed of controversy.
AT&T’s top Washington executive and policy chief is being forced out of the company after his office paid $600,000 to Trump attorney Michael Cohen last year.
Shalini RamachandranAT&T fires its top DC exec after his office paid $600,000 to Trump attorney Michael Cohen last year. All this in the middle of battle with the DOJ over Time Warner deal. In memo, Randall Stephenson calls hiring Cohen a "big mistake" wsj.com/articles/at-t-… via @drewfitzgerald
The pace of pay-TV cord-cutting is quickening, and earnings for cable and telecom companies underscore how that fundamental shift in consumer behavior is giving even more power to tech giants like Netflix.
21st Century Fox rejected an offer for its entertainment assets from cable giant Comcast largely over antitrust concerns, according to a regulatory filing, even though the bid was 16% higher than what Disney ultimately agreed to pay.
Shalini RamachandranFox deal filing spells out what @WSJ reported before: Comcast offered 16% more for Fox’s entertainment assets than Disney, but the offer was rejected on antitrust worries.