| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true."
The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Kate Smith was never one to rifle through the racks at thrift stores. But when she saw almost new high-end kids' clothes selling at steep discounts on online resale shop ThredUp, the mom of two felt she'd made a real back-to-school shopping find.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tribune Media's second quarter earnings report underscores the importance of growing retransmission consent revenues to broadcast groups at a time when advertising remains soft.
Tribune's revenue was boosted by a big jump in retrans coin as well as $160...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Jack Griffin, chief executive of Tribune Publishing Co., said his primary focus at the newly spun-off company is growing online subscriptions and digital advertising at its eight major newspapers.
"The days of just taking your print product and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Here’s hoping another classic Scottie Pippen commercial comes from this partnership.
The Bulls legend and NBA Hall of Famer – who has entertained us in commercials for years, sometimes intentionally – has been named a brand...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Vadio, a start-up that integrates music videos into online music streaming services, has raised $2 million in seed funding from individual investors including former media and entertainment executives, the company said Thursday.
Vadio pulls music...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:43 AM
YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.
Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FCC is fielding comments on whether to require that cable and satellite systems post information about political advertising to the commission's online database.
In 2012, the FCC started requiring major TV broadcasters to post such information...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The Port Theater has been serving alcohol for two years, limiting sales to an upper balcony unless the screenings are 21 and older and sales end by 11 p.m.
Now, the Planning Commission could expand alcohol service at the historic theater to include...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Internet media, advertising and e-commerce company Demand Media named Sean Moriarty, former chief exec of Ticketmaster, as CEO and member of its board.
Moriarty most recently was CEO of Saatchi Art, an online art-gallery marketplace operated by Saatchi...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
State police say the fringe benefits of being a prostitute for one Easton pimp include protection, the assurance of being bailed out of jail and a vow that her hookers never have to do anything they don't want.
Trisha Elaine Pinel, 30, of 24 S. 17th St.,...