| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In Syfy's reality competition "Opposite Worlds," Twitter put unprecedented power in the hands of viewers, supplying them with the ability to reward popular contestants with a luxurious spa day while punishing others with a less savory task: cleaning human...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Every year, there's always one Super Bowl ad that generates a bit of next-day controversy. And this year's ad appears to be Coca-Cola's "It's Beautiful" ad.
The one-minute ad features children and adults from all walks of life, from across the country,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Mohammad Qasim Fahim
Influential Afghan vice president
Influential Afghan Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, 57, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Former Congressman Allen West, no stranger to controversy, plunged into fray over the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad.
He launched a fusillade of criticism of the spot and later said on Twitter that “we touched a nerve.”
The ad in question, a 60-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Q: I've seen publicity about a device used by the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Bethlehem to remove snow and ice from the roofs of the company's tractor-trailers to comply with state law, and more importantly, to help protect all motorists. I've suggested...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
ABC's "Modern Family" is one of the most-loved programs on television. So why are advertisers sparking backlash when they try to adopt its storylines?
Coca-Cola Co. and General Mills have vaguely similar businesses. One makes and distributes sodas,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Coca-Cola Co., faced with tepid demand and a drop in fourth-quarter earnings, said it was initiating a $1-billion cost-cutting campaign to improve profitability.
The world's largest beverage company said Tuesday that profit fell 8.4% in the fourth...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Viewers of "American Idol" last night may have had to rub their eyes during certain moments in the program: Were those TV commercials running at the same time as segments from the program?
In an expansion of an experiment begun last season, the 21st...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner's Turner unit is radically changing the structure of its ad-sales staff, resulting in the elevation of one of its top sales executives and the departure of another from the company.
Donna Speciale, a Madison Avenue veteran who once advised...
| Mar 28, 2014
On Thursday, Dream Town Realty's website home page contained the typical links to property listings and neighborhood information.
Beginning Friday, the Chicago firm will add a banner to its home page touting its new division, Pride of Ownership, which...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Long relationships are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar.
During Sunday's telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald's Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood's biggest night, and American Express Co. will...