Tag: Deadline

Deadline Apologizes for ‘Ethnic Castings’ Article

Deadline co-editor-in-chief Mike Fleming Jr. apologized Sunday for his outlet’s publishing of a much-maligned piece that suggested television pilots’ increased casting of minority actors in the 2015 season represented “too much of a good thing.”

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Not to be outdone by the congressional 1,603 page Cromnibus spending bill, government agencies in Washington added almost as many pages to the Federal Register with new regulations and rules last week alone. The D.C. watchdog organization the Competitive Enterprise

New York Times Publishes Massive Correction

New York Times Publishes Massive Correction

No journalism outlet can be correct all the time. Writers will make mistakes, editors will miss them, and the endless deadline pressure means errors will slip through from time to time. That said, the nation’s supposed “newspaper of record” recently

Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

It’s been more than a week since news broke that Sony Pictures Entertainment had fallen victim to a vicious cyber attack; now, the scandal has taken another turn.  The group allegedly behind the hack, the Guardians of Peace, sent emails to a

The Skyrocketing Cost of Doing Business In Chicago

With Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and other Democrats wanting to up the minimum wage from $8.25 to at least $10 statewide in Illinois, it seems Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to be first in Chicago and in a big way.

Japan Starts Chemical Weapon Destruction in China

Japan Starts Chemical Weapon Destruction in China

A Japanese-built facility in China on Monday began destroying the largest cache of World War II chemical weapons abandoned in the country, Tokyo officials said, in a rare case of co-operation between the two countries. The facility has been built

Carl DeMaio Loses Lead to Scott Peters in CA-52

Carl DeMaio Loses Lead to Scott Peters in CA-52

SAN DIEGO, California — Democrat incumbent Congressman Scott Peters overtakes Carl DeMaio lead in California’s 52nd Congressional District seat upset by a margin of 861 votes in a Thursday afternoon update, a change from DeMaio’s Wednesday morning lead of 752 votes. Late

Britain Must Lance EU Membership 'Boil': Commissioner

Britain Must Lance EU Membership 'Boil': Commissioner

Britain’s new European Commissioner sought to calm tensions between London and the EU Thursday, saying the question of its membership was “a boil that needs to be lanced”. Jonathan Hill’s comments came after the fault lines between Britain and the

Chris Rock on 'SNL': Dumbing Down 'Edgy'

Chris Rock on 'SNL': Dumbing Down 'Edgy'

Chris Rock is a very talented, very funny comedian who has done some edgy work in the past. Making jokes about the new Freedom Tower, the Boston Marathon bombing, and opposition to gun control is not edgy. We know this

Another Humiliating Flop for Nicole Kidman

Another Humiliating Flop for Nicole Kidman

Because no one has ever been allowed to continue to topline feature films put into wide release after so many flops through so many years, Nicole Kidman must hold the record for consecutive box office catastrophes starring an A-lister.  This