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  • John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?

    John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?
    HBO's John Oliver turned his humor-laced outrage on payday lenders Sunday, holding them, celebrity pitchman Montel Williams and their legislative allies up for some well-deserved ridicule.
  • John Oliver debuts world's most informative Diet Coke commercial

    John Oliver debuts world's most informative Diet Coke commercial
    "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver airs on HBO, a channel whose subscription-based business model eliminates the need for advertisers. That status surely helped make Oliver's segment on the journalism trend of native advertising much, much easier to...

    John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'

    John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'
    Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended...

    Fulfillment Fund to Fete Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh

    Relativity Media chief Ryan Kavanaugh will be feted by the Fulfillment Fund at the non-profit org's 20th anniversary gala in October. Kavanaugh will receive the org's inaugural Tom Sherak Award honoring an industry figures who are active philanthropists....

    Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...