David Glasser, top executive at Weinstein Company, fired from post

David Glasser, top executive at Weinstein Company, fired from post

‘Widening the lens’ on harassment reporting One of the Weinstein Company’s top executives was fired on Friday night in an apparent response to the New York attorney general’s recent lawsuit against the company. The company’s board said it had “unanimously voted to terminate David Glasser for cause.” Glasser was the chief operating officer. He was → Read More

Why sponsors are breaking up with the Olympics

Why sponsors are breaking up with the Olympics

Inside the ‘Mind of a Medalist’ Few events are more appealing from a sponsorship perspective than the Olympics. The Games command a global audience and generally celebrate positive and uncontroversial themes like inclusion, unity and national pride. Read More

Old pickup trucks are hot collectibles

Old pickup trucks are hot collectibles

The SUV that made SUVs cool Old pickup trucks aren’t just old trucks anymore. They are, officially, collectible. Classic pickups are becoming a favorite item at collector auctions. For example, auction prices for 1947 to ’55 Chevrolet 3100 pickups have risen 33% in the last three years, according to the collector car market watchers at → Read More

China warns Trump over potential steel and aluminum tariffs

China warns Trump over potential steel and aluminum tariffs

Beijing reacts to Trump’s national security speech China is warning President Trump that it will take action if he puts heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Friday recommended that Trump impose measures against foreign suppliers of the metals in the name of national security, the latest sign → Read More

DOJ says Trump and politics did not play a role in the AT&T lawsuit

DOJ says Trump and politics did not play a role in the AT&T lawsuit

The government on Friday asked a judge to strike AT&T’s defense that the Justice Department is unfairly targeting the telecommunications company because of politics, thus selectively enforcing antitrust law in their lawsuit to stop its merger with Time Warner, CNN’s parent company. By striking that line of defense, AT&T would not be able to argue → Read More

How the Russians did it

How the Russians did it

Rosenstein: Russians paid, recruited Americans The operation sounds like a normal tech-savvy ad agency. There’s a graphics team. There is a team devoted to making sure the company’s content shows up near the top of search results. There are IT people and a finance department controlling a budget in the millions. Employees track their social → Read More

Big business to Trump: Tariffs could backfire

Big business to Trump: Tariffs could backfire

Gary Cohn on trade: ‘We’re looking for a level playing field” The Business Roundtable has a message for President Trump: The tariffs your administration has proposed would backfire. On Friday, the Commerce Department publicly released its recommendations to the president on steel and aluminum imports. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has put three options on the → Read More

Idaho thinks it has a better idea than Obamacare

Idaho thinks it has a better idea than Obamacare

How Trump is upending Obamacare Idaho isn’t waiting for Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare. Only a few weeks after Governor C.L. Butch Otter issued a controversial — and legally questionable — executive order allowing insurers to sell plans that do not meet all of Obamacare’s mandates, Blue Cross of Idaho unveiled a set of → Read More

'Catch and kill': How a tabloid shields Trump from troublesome stories

'Catch and kill': How a tabloid shields Trump from troublesome stories

Ex-Playmate sold Trump affair story to tabloid How many other stories has the National Enquirer covered up to help President Trump? Ronan Farrow’s new reporting in The New Yorker forces the question to be asked. But it’s a very difficult one to answer because the tabloid is secretive about its practices. Farrow’s report highlights a → Read More

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