How Eurovision is making Europe sexy again – POLITICO

At the age of 66, the Eurovision Song Contest is suddenly a magnet for young people in spite of — and because of — silly songs, extravagant outfits and over-the-top performances. The yearly TV extravaganza has become a youthquake hit for the European Broadcasting Union and its struggling public broadcasting members as their main audiences … Read more

Shrugging Off Netflix’s Shrinking Demand, New York-Area Film Studios Keep Expanding

Film-production facilities are proliferating across the New York region, paying little heed to Netflix Inc.’s surprise announcement last month that it lost subscribers for the first time in more than a decade. Lucrative tax credits and years of growing demand for streaming content have fueled the growth of this industry in New York. Investors remain … Read more

Newsroom Managers Urge Journalists to Keep Abortion Views Under Wraps

In 2020, following the murder of George Floyd, millions of people took to US streets to protest. It was around this time that Axios chief executive Jim VandeHei sent a companywide email giving staff the green light to participate in such racial justice demonstrations. “We proudly support and you to exercise your rights to free … Read more

Musk says he would reverse Twitter’s ban of Donald Trump | Entertainment News

By MATT O’BRIEN, KELVIN CHAN and TOM KRISHER – AP Business Writers LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk said Twitter would reverse its ban of former President Donald Trump if his purchase of the social media company goes through, signaling just how permissive the platform could become toward free speech under his ownership. Speaking virtually at … Read more

Musk says he would reverse Twitter’s ban of Donald Trump | Entertainment

By MATT O’BRIEN, KELVIN CHAN and TOM KRISHER – AP Business Writers LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk said Twitter would reverse its ban of former President Donald Trump if his purchase of the social media company goes through, signaling just how permissive the platform could become toward free speech under his ownership. Speaking virtually at … Read more

Vin Diesel helps supercharge AMC stock, while Dave & Buster’s rising social-media mentions raise eyebrows among those fearing scam

AMC Entertainment’s shares on Monday were too fast and too furious for short sellers, while Dave & Buster’s stock PLAY, +1.85% mentions on community-investing platforms elicited some skepticism. “F9,” The ninth installment of Vin Diesel’s “Fast & Furious” franchise, pulled down $70 million over its opening weekend after opting for a theater-only release, potentially marking … Read more

Electronic Arts Stock Gains on Excitement Over New Games

A scene from Apex Legends Mobile, published by Electronic Arts. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Text size Electronic Arts Shares were rising in late trading after the company revealed an array of new games it plans to release later this fiscal year. Electronic Arts (ticker: EA) reported adjusted revenue or net bookings of $1.75 billion, slightly … Read more

Can you believe it? More people watched Kentucky Derby later

NEW YORK — Perhaps trying to make sure it really happened, more people watched replays of 80-1 underdog Rich Strike winning the Kentucky Derby than watched it live. NBC said some 36 million people watched the exciting finish of horseracing’s premier event on NBC Sports’ social media accounts, including 11.6 million on TikTok, the most … Read more

Joshua Cohen, the Late Winfred Rembert Win Arts Pulitzers | Pennsylvania News

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joshua Cohen’s “The arbitrators,” a comic and rigorous campus novel based on the true story of the father of the former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin seeks a job in academia, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Benzion Netanyahu, who died in 2012, was a … Read more

Pulitzer Prizes award Washington Post for Jan. 6 coverage | National News

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism Monday for its coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, an attack on democracy that was a shocking start to a tumultuous year that also saw the end of the United States’ longest war, in Afghanistan. The … Read more