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Ready for Trump TV? Inside Sinclair Broadcasting’s Plot to Take Over Your Local News One evening in July, David Smith, the executive chairman of …

The Netflix Prize: How a $1 Million Contest Changed Binge-Watching Forever In October 2006, Netflix, then a service peddling discs of every movie and …

Can A Cheap Basketball Shoe be Cool?  The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, “Meet …

How “Coachella in the Bahamas,” became the biggest scam of the year

How to Make a Movie Out of Anything — Even a Mindless Phone Game In 2013, a movie producer named Tripp Vinson was thumbing …

Why Hollywood’s Most Thrilling Scenes Are Now Orchestrated Thousands of Miles Away In the summer of 1993, dinosaurs walked through America’s theaters. The first …

Who’s Behind Newsweek? Two days after Barack Obama won reelection, I met a young Chinese woman, whom I will call Anne, in the basement …

How I Built This As a refugee growing up in Tel Aviv, Haim Saban remembers not having enough money to eat. As an adult, …

ESPN Has Seen the Future of TV and They’re Not Really Into It As more fans cut the cord and go mobile, the network …

Imagining a Cashless World A fantastic heist (we like our crimes as smart and magical as dreams) took place some years back, when a …