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Oct 07, 2021

Ozy Media got $5.7 million in relief loans to help pay employees, but ex-staffers say they didn't see any of it
Ozy Media took two pandemic loans for a total of $5.7 million earmarked for payroll relief, but ex-staffers say they didn't get any of the money.

CNBC Media News
Sep 22, 2021

Netflix buys the entire catalog of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' author Roald Dahl
Netflix announced Wednesday it has bought the Roald Dahl Story Company, which manages the rights to the British novelist's characters and stories.

CNBC Media News
Sep 11, 2021

Covering 9/11 taught me how to remain calm in the middle of panic and misinformation
In reporting on 9/11, Dawn Kopecki learned how to cover the 2008 financial crisis and, now as CNBC's Health and Science editor, oversee Covid pandemic coverage.

CNBC Media News
Jul 21, 2021

Charlamagne Tha God and Stephen Colbert to launch late night TV talk show on Comedy Central
Charlamagne Tha God, co-host of morning radio show "The Breakfast Club," is taking his unique brand of comedy and social commentary to late night TV.

CNBC Media News
Jun 11, 2021

How hedge funds took over America's struggling newspaper industry
Some of the largest U.S. newspaper groups — like Tribune, McClatchy and Media News Group — are owned, controlled by or in debt to hedge funds or private equity groups. CNBC looks at how this happened.

CNBC Media News
May 28, 2021

Facebook, Twitter and a future of social that's increasingly audio
Audio is the hottest trend in social media, and start-ups like Clubhouse and Discord have the attention of tech giants from Facebook to Twitter and Microsoft.

CNBC Media News
May 27, 2021

John Cena's apology after Taiwan comment feels like a 'forced confession,' free speech advocate says
Suzanne Nossel explains why she finds John Cena's apology to China "troubling" after he called Taiwan a country during an interview for his upcoming film.

CNBC Media News
May 25, 2021

Robinhood's disruptive force: The good, the bad and the controversy
Has Robinhood led a behavioral revolution in stock trading for a new wealth generation, or made a dangerous game of investing, as critics claim. Maybe both?

CNBC Media News
May 25, 2021

Robinhood's disruptive force: The good, the bad, and the controversy
Has Robinhood led a behavioral revolution in stock trading for a new wealth generation, or made a dangerous game of investing, as critics claim. Maybe both?

CNBC Media News
May 24, 2021

CNBC's TechCheck to host Disruptor 50 founders, advisors to discuss the 2021 list


CNBC Media News
May 24, 2021

John Malone sees merged WarnerMedia-Discovery becoming No. 3 global streamer behind Netflix, Disney
Billionaire media mogul John Malone told CNBC's David Faber that Discovery's global presence will be particularly beneficial for WarnerMedia's HBO Max.

CNBC Media News
May 07, 2021

This new membership program is focused on developing Black executive talent


CNBC Media News
Apr 20, 2021

CNBC TechCheck to host entertainment leaders to discuss the future of the industry
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Deirdre Bosa will interview leaders across the movie, TV and streaming businesses ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday.

CNBC Media News
Apr 20, 2021

CNBC TechCheck to host film and TV leaders for Oscars preview
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Deirdre Bosa will interview leaders across the movie, TV and streaming businesses ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday.

CNBC Media News
Apr 16, 2021

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' series will cost at least $465 million for first season
Amazon's "Lord of the Rings" could be one of the most costly television series ever made, with its season one price tag coming in at around $465 million.

CNBC Media News
Mar 17, 2021

VC funding to women-led companies falls during the pandemic


CNBC Media News
Mar 15, 2021

Warner Media CEO Jason Kilar explains why the company raised guidance on HBO subs
Kilar forecasts that HBO Max will be one of three streaming giants to emerge, along with Netflix and Disney .

CNBC Media News
Mar 11, 2021

Hollywood's $10 billion opportunity: McKinsey study says anti-Black bias hurts revenue
The potential windfall is tied to underrepresentation of Black talent. The total opportunity for greater diversity is significantly larger.

CNBC Media News
Mar 10, 2021

ITV shares slide after Piers Morgan quits morning show, weak earnings
ITV shares slid Wednesday following the resignation of high-profile presenter Piers Morgan over comments he made about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.

CNBC Media News
Mar 10, 2021

ITV shares slide after Piers Morgan quits flagship morning show
ITV shares slid 5% Wednesday following the resignation of high-profile presenter Piers Morgan over comments he made about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.

CNBC Media News
Mar 05, 2021

At the current rate, corporate boards won't hit gender parity until 2032, new report warns
At the current rate, boards won't hit gender parity until 2032, according to new data from Equilar.

CNBC Media News
Feb 26, 2021

Netflix will spend $100 million to improve diversity on film following equity study
Netflix's study shows that the company has made progress, but still has more work to do to close diversity gaps.

CNBC Media News
Feb 19, 2021

The NFL is asking for a 100% increase in TV rights payments, but Disney is pushing back
NBC, CBS and Fox are likely to accept increases closer to 100% than Disney, which already pays a high price tag for its Monday Night Football package.

CNBC Media News
Feb 16, 2021

Why China banned the BBC, and why it matters
The BBC has recently covered a number of sensitive issues in China.

CNBC Media News
Feb 03, 2021

Henry Blodget says Jeff Bezos gave him key leadership advice as an early Business Insider investor
Insider Inc. CEO Henry Blodget recalls the early days of his media company when the Amazon founder became a financial backer.

CNBC Media News
Jan 22, 2021

CNBC Disruptor 50 list opportunity is bigger than ever, and less tied to Silicon Valley
The 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50 list is beginning its search amid a hot IPO market and at a time when start-up innovation is increasingly born beyond Silicon Valley.

CNBC Media News
Dec 10, 2020

Instagram chief says TikTok is the most formidable competitor the company has ever seen
Adam Mosseri spoke to CNBC as the company was expecting lawsuits from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and 48 state attorneys general.

CNBC Media News
Nov 12, 2020

Instagram's Adam Mosseri confirms ads are coming to Reels and defends Facebook's 2020 election response
As Instagram redesigns the app to highlight Reels — its TikTok competitor — and e-commerce, Adam Mosseri explains the company's plans and goals.

CNBC Media News
Sep 08, 2020

LA Rams ready for kickoff in new, $5 billion high-tech SoFi Stadium — without fans
The Rams will play in their brand-new, cutting-edge stadium on Sunday, but they won't play in front of fans just yet.

CNBC Media News
Aug 13, 2020

Public safety app Citizen launches coronavirus contact-tracing tool SafePass
The new app, SafePass, is designed to be a sharable summary of a user's Covid-19 health history. The company is sending users at-home tests, and subsidizing the cost, if the tracing tool indicates they may have been exposed.

CNBC Media News
Aug 07, 2020

Q2 was a tipping point in streaming wars. Here's how the media giants stack up
Disney grew its streaming subscriber base faster than expected, but Netflix has a big lead, and media conglomerates ViacomCBS, NBC Universal and AT&T are all aiming to take market share with internet video efforts.

CNBC Media News
Aug 05, 2020

New York Times' digital revenue tops print for first time in 'watershed moment,' CEO says
"And we don't think it's likely we're going to go back from this moment," New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson told CNBC.

CNBC Media News
Jul 15, 2020

How coronavirus could do real, long-term damage to women's careers
Women have been hit harder by the economic crisis sparked by Covid-19 and experts say disparities exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic could have long-lasting impact on women's careers.

CNBC Media News
Jul 08, 2020

Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC as chief general news anchor with new evening show
Nine months after leaving Fox News, Shepard Smith is joining CNBC and will host a weekday one-hour program starting at 7 p.m. ET

CNBC Media News
Jun 22, 2020

This is the one mission shared by nearly every company on CNBC's 2020 Disruptor 50 list
CNBC's eighth annual Disruptor 50 list, revealed last week, identified private companies that are changing the world in unimaginable ways. Yet there's one dramatic trend that has nothing to do with the underlying technologies driving their growth: a social or environmental mission that is core to their business model.

CNBC Media News
Jun 17, 2020

A non-profit in Silicon Valley is helping minority start-up founders succeed
Transparent Collective runs a four-day program helps entrepreneurs with their start-up pitches so they can secure funding for their businesses.

CNBC Media News
Jun 16, 2020

Opportunity missed: Why there are no Black CEOs on this year's Disruptor 50 list
As CNBC unveils the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 amid nationwide protests and calls to end racial inequality, the list has a glaring absence: No black CEOs.

CNBC Media News
Jun 16, 2020

The coronavirus-fueled tech trends that will continue to dominate daily life
The 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 list reveals how the most innovative digital-first firms have been able to gain a competitive advantage in areas of work, education and commerce. An edge that may prove long-lasting.

CNBC Media News
Jun 05, 2020

Old and new media continue to be dogged by 'both sides' philosophy
Media organizations and technology platforms should more clearly define their purposes to exist as they try to balance open dialogue with offensive and misleading speech.

CNBC Media News
May 19, 2020

Apple-Sony deal for Tom Hanks movie was driven by coronavirus shutdowns
Apple paid Sony about $70 million for 15 years of streaming rights to the Tom Hanks film "Greyhound," which cost about $50 million to make, according to sources familiar.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2020

Vice Media CEO slams Big Tech as 'great threat to journalism' in layoffs memo
"Platforms are not just taking a larger slice of the pie, but almost the whole pie," wrote Vice CEO Nancy Dubuc in a memo to staff announcing more than 150 layoffs.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2020

With TV ad commitments plummeting, the advertising business may never look the same
TV broadcasters are bracing for unprecedented ad cancellations in the third quarter.

CNBC Media News
May 13, 2020

Magazine giant Conde Nast to lay off roughly 100 US employees
Conde Nast is the latest among a slew of publishers that have been affected by a decrease in advertising revenue brought on by Covid-19.

CNBC Media News
May 08, 2020

Media companies expect a tough quarter for TV advertising, with no live sports and spending delayed
In recent days, companies including ABC and ESPN parent Disney, Fox Corp., AMC Networks, NBCUniversal parent Comcast, ViacomCBS and Discovery reported earnings that showed how TV is trending as advertisers are pulling spend or postponing campaigns until later in the year.

CNBC Media News
Apr 28, 2020

Pop radio in decline, streaming on the rise: How the coronavirus is changing what we listen to
Instead of car radio, people calling on digital assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri to fire up some music while they cook.

CNBC Media News
Apr 24, 2020

Hollywood's small businesses in crisis as coronavirus shuts everything down
Of the 5,900 businesses in Hollywood, 99.5% have less than 500 employees, and over 90% have fewer than 10 employees. Many are being forced to layoff or furlough employees as the coronavirus pandemic drags on.

CNBC Media News
Apr 24, 2020

Online education company Coursera offers unemployed workers thousands of free courses
Unemployed workers are gaining free access to 3,800 courses created by elite universities and companies such as Amazon to learn skills and gain professional certificates for new job opportunities.

CNBC Media News
Apr 21, 2020

NBCUniversal's Peacock has a buffer against ad slowdown with launch partners — here's why they signed up
Peacock is soft-launching as streaming hours are up, but advertisers are pulling and decreasing spend.

CNBC Media News
Apr 20, 2020

Why Disney is furloughing workers and the other media giants aren't
Parks and Resorts is Disney's largest division, responsible for 35% of its revenue in 2019. That reliance on gathering large groups of people in public lies at the heart of Disney's challenges right now.Dis

CNBC Media News
Apr 15, 2020

Analyst sees the 'best of times and the worst of times' for video streaming services
NBCUniversal's Peacock launches for Comcast subscribers on April 15th. With more people staying at home streaming content, one analyst says the environment is primed for Peacock's rollout.

CNBC Media News
Apr 15, 2020

Instagram announces new features for small businesses including gift cards, food orders and fundraisers
Starting Wednesday in the U.S. and Canada, Instagram users can tap on a gift card or food order to make a purchase through a company's site. Fundraisers created by a business or its supporter open on Facebook.

CNBC Media News
Apr 15, 2020

UK TV watchdog 'assessing' popular daytime show over comments on 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories
Ofcom is looking into a popular morning show after its presenter made comments about baseless conspiracy theories linking Covid-19 to 5G.

CNBC Media News
Apr 14, 2020

UK TV watchdog 'assessing' popular morning show over comments on 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories
Ofcom is looking into a popular morning show after its presenter made comments about baseless conspiracy theories linking Covid-19 to 5G.

CNBC Media News
Apr 09, 2020

LinkedIn offers to connect job-seekers with essential businesses for free
In the wake of COVID-19 shutting down broad swaths of the economy, LinkedIn is ditching the core engine of its business model to help people connect with jobs at no cost.

CNBC Media News
Apr 09, 2020

With Hollywood on hiatus, studios are bracing for fights with insurers over coronavirus losses
Allianz, which is one of the main insurers for entertainment companies, estimates that Hollywood studios paid $400 million in premiums last year to cover "unforeseeable events." Now the bill is coming due.

CNBC Media News
Apr 01, 2020

AT&T president says consumer behavior will be fundamentally changed from coronavirus
"We're going to return to a different economic environment. We're going to return to different business models," AT&T President and COO John Stankey told CNBC.

CNBC Media News
Apr 01, 2020

Media networks have paid billions for sports they won't receive this year — but the fighting for refunds hasn't started yet
Media networks have paid billions for live sports that they aren't going to broadcast this year. But nobody's pressing the issue yet, as the cable industry is focused on survival.

CNBC Media News
Mar 31, 2020

Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, CEO 'very cautious' about the impact of virus on marketing budgets
The world's largest advertising group pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrew guidance for 2020 on Tuesday, after clients cancelled marketing booked with the company due to the coronavirus crisis.

CNBC Media News
Mar 23, 2020

Pressure is rising to postpone the Olympics
Billions of dollars are at stake. Japan has pumped at least $12 billion of investment into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, not to mention the losses that would be incurred by sponsors, broadcasters and others.

CNBC Media News
Mar 21, 2020

How coronavirus could permanently change the movie industry
The distinction between a theatrical and a digital release is disappearing as theaters shut down. This could fundamentally changes studios' leverage in negotiations with theater chains, permanently alter consumer behavior and raise the bar significantly for going out to the movies.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

Tom Brady and the Bucs: Pundits expect clashes in playing style and a test of team culture
The Tom Brady to Tampa Bay Buccaneers deal has yet to be compete, but some NFL pundits see both pros and cons to the partnership.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

Doctors and patients wonder if the NBA is getting special treatment with coronavirus tests
Sick patients are being turned away, unable to receive tests because they simply aren't available. In a stark contrast, the NBA said that as of Wednesday, at least eight teams had been tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

MLB to offer compensation to minor league players affected by coronavirus work stoppage
Major League Baseball said it will offer financial assistance to minor league players affected by the work stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic.

CNBC Media News
Mar 17, 2020

NFL free agent deals at risk as team doctors can't evaluate players due to coronavirus
With in-person visits with free agents restricted due to the coronavirus outbreak, some NFL agents are wondering how a new deal will become official without team examinations.

CNBC Media News
Mar 17, 2020

Tom Brady announces he will leave the New England Patriots
The superstar quarterback did not say where he will go next.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus could be the tipping point for movie theaters, gyms and other industries already suffering from disruption
Movie theaters, fitness centers, commercial real estate and pay TV could be among the industries that are vulnerable in prolonged quarantines.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

NBA and NHL say players can still travel after seasons suspended due to coronavirus
The NHL joined the NBA in allowing its players to travel outside of club cities as the coronavirus continues to halt the sports injdusty.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

NFL cancels 2020 draft event in Las Vegas due to coronavirus
The NFL draft will still be televised, even though the public, in-person event in Las Vegas has been canceled.

CNBC Media News
Mar 15, 2020

NFL players union approves new agreement that includes pay increases and extra regular season game
The National Football League Players Association has approved terms of a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement with NFL team owners.

CNBC Media News
Mar 14, 2020

Sports teams can hang onto sky-high valuations by taking care of employees now during coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus suspends sporting events, experts say team owners will need to show leadership and financially assist workforces to preserve valuations.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

NFL prohibits in-person interviews with players before draft due to coronavirus
Teams will be allowed to interview eligible draft candidates over the phone for no more than an hour.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

Boston Marathon delayed until September due to coronavirus
The Boston Marathon has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus, according to an official statement from the Boston Athletic Association.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

The Masters and other major golf tournaments are postponed due to coronavirus
The 2020 Masters event has been postponed due to fears of coronavirus outbreak, Augusta National Golf Club chairman Fred Ridley announced on Friday.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

PGA Tour cancels The Players Championship and all events through the Valero Texas Open
The PGA Tour late Thursday canceled The The Players Championship

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman: No COVID-19 in NHL reported yet
The commissioner says he would like to call this time a "pause" for the league instead of a suspension.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

NHL suspends season due to coronavirus
The decision comes amid a flurry of cancellations and safety measures in the sports world.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

PGA Tour won't allow fans for foreseeable future due to coronavirus
This weekend's tournament in Florida will still happen.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

Major League Soccer suspends season for 30 days amid concern over coronavirus
The league's decision comes as the virus upends sports worldwide amid concern that large public events will exacerbate the transmission of the illness.

CNBC Media News
Mar 11, 2020

NCAA March Madness basketball games will be played without fans
NCAA president Mark Emmert announced the Division I men's and women's basketball tournament will be played without fans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

CNBC Media News
Mar 11, 2020

Sports teams see ticket prices drop as much as 30% on secondary market as coronavirus fears spread
According to data from ticketing service TicketIQ, secondary market prices for sporting events are favorable for buyers as coronavirus fears continues to plague businesses worldwide.

CNBC Media News
Mar 10, 2020

Star Seahawks linebacker rejects NFL collective bargaining agreement: 'You have guys suffering from 16 games, and you're going to add more games?'
Seattle Seahawks star Bobby Wagner told CNBC he voted no to terms of the new NFL collective bargaining agreement.

CNBC Media News
Mar 09, 2020

The NFL plans to expand its international players program, and wants recruit soccer players as kickers
The National Football League will introduce a plan at its annual league meetings to expand its international player pathway program as it looks to grow overseas by attracting foreign athletes.

CNBC Media News
Mar 09, 2020

PGA Tour commissioner knocks down threat from rival tour that's trying to woo golf's biggest stars with promises of huge payouts
The PGL wants to poach some PGA stars like Tiger Woods.

CNBC Media News
Mar 06, 2020

NBA fines Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $500,000 for on-court tirade
The National Basketball Association fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for his tirade following a Feb. 22 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.

CNBC Media News
Mar 06, 2020

Media trailblazer Tom Rogers reflects on the life and legacy of Jack Welch
The former GE CEO and management guru was a "uniquely first-rate CEO" and more to media pioneer Tom Rogers, who founded CNBC.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

John Stankey says AT&T is prepared for market swings, coronavirus and HBO Max launch
As Warner Media gets ready to launch its next streaming service, HBO Max, in May, Stankey says he's not concerned about rival NBCUniversal launching a rival service a month earlier.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

NBA memo on coronavirus warns players to offer fist bumps to fans, no talk of canceling games
The National Basketball Association sent a memo to teams and players detailing information on the coronavirus outbreak and telling player to avoid too much physical contact with fans.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

Streaming sports service DAZN chasing NFL Sunday Ticket rights
DAZN CEO John Skipper is making a big move to take on ESPN , which he ran until 2017. Skipper announced that the streaming sports service will expand to more than 200 markets around the world ahead of a May 2 boxing match with Canelo Alvarez.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

With billions at stake, here's what's holding up the NFL's collective bargaining agreement
The NFL player's union is hoping internal tension and misinformation surrounding proposed 10-year collective bargaining agreement from team owners doesn't hurt voting.

CNBC Media News
Mar 02, 2020

DAZN's John Skipper announces international expansion and pursuit of NFL rights
DAZN CEO John Skipper is making a big move to take on ESPN , which he ran until 2017. Skipper announced Monday that the streaming sports service will expand to more than 200 markets around the world ahead of a May 2 boxing match with Canelo Álvarez.

CNBC Media News
Feb 27, 2020

Major League Soccer has a 25-year plan, but it needs to secure huge media deals first
Major League Soccer held its annual season kickoff event in New York this week, where league officials outlined the league vision over the next few years including the need for a better media rights package.

CNBC Media News
Feb 26, 2020

A game-worn Kobe Bryant jersey is being auctioned off, starting at $20,000
A Los Angeles auction house will sell off a game-worn Kobe Bryant jersey from the 1998-99 season, along with other Bryant memorabilia.

CNBC Media News
Feb 25, 2020

New Disney CEO says company will continue to follow path Bob Iger laid
New Disney CEO Bob Chapek told CNBC he will also be ready for the next wave of industry disruption. "It's inevitable that those business will be disrupted and it's recognizing at that time when we'll need to shift," Chapek said.

CNBC Media News
Feb 24, 2020

20,000 gather in LA for star-studded Kobe Bryant memorial
Family, friends and fans of the late Kobe Bryant gathered in Los Angeles at the Staples Center to celebrate the life of Lakers great and his 13-year-old daughter.

CNBC Media News
Feb 21, 2020

Facebook is considering making it clearer that pro-Bloomberg posts come from paid staffers
Mike Bloomberg's campaign said it was paying staffers to post on social media on its behalf.

CNBC Media News
Feb 21, 2020

Facebook is considering making clearer that pro-Bloomberg posts come from paid staffers
Mike Bloomberg's campaign said it was paying staffers to post on social media on its behalf.

CNBC Media News
Feb 20, 2020

NFL's proposal for players includes 17-game season, pay increases, limited THC testing
NFL owners approved a new collective bargaining agreement proposal with increases to pay and limited THC testing, according to terms released on the league's website.

CNBC Media News
Feb 07, 2020

AT&T's Stephenson stands by promise to remain CEO through 2020 but refuses to look beyond that
Stephenson also addressed rumors about a "Friends" reunion special as part of the HBO Max offering: "I read that too. We didn't announce it."

CNBC Media News
Jan 24, 2020

The number of female CEOs is increasing—but here are the big problems standing in their way
Women account for just 6% of CEOs at the 500 largest American companies, and there is evidence that women who are appointed to the top job aren't necessarily set up for success.

CNBC Media News
Jan 23, 2020

Era of mega-funded, money-losing unicorn start-ups is coming to an end
In contrast to the Uber and Lyft IPO stumbles and WeWork deal disaster, private start-ups that raised lower sums of venture capital have produced better IPO returns.

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