The Mannings Give TV Sports Yet Another Alternate Viewing Option

ESPN has the quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning. CBS has the slime and SpongeBob allure of Nickelodeon. A boxing upstart even got Trump. For viewers, it’s ever more options beyond just watching the game.

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With ‘The Crown,’ Netflix Finally Takes the Emmys Throne

The lush Netflix series chronicling the British royal family took home the four major acting awards as well as best drama. “Ted Lasso” and “Mare of Easttown” also scored numerous wins.

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TikTok’s Latest Craze: Stealing Stuff From School

Students are taking things like soap dispensers, fire alarms and bathroom mirrors. TikTok and educators are trying to stop it, but it’s gone viral.

#hoaxes-and-pranks, #robberies-and-thefts, #school-discipline-students, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #vandalism, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

The company has teamed up with Ray-Ban to create glasses that can take photos, record video, answer phone calls and play podcasts.

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‘Loose Change’: How a 9/11 Conspiracy Video Bent Reality

Twenty years after 9/11, “Loose Change,” a landmark film for conspiracy theorists, still casts a shadow over our information landscape.

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The N.F.L. Made Some Changes Since the Last Time You Watched

Unfamiliar jersey numbers, penalties for anything that seems like trash-talking, gambling everywhere. These changes will incite double takes this season.

#football, #gambling, #hoyer-brian, #national-football-league, #officiating-sports, #television, #uniforms, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Without Box Office or Streaming Numbers, Hollywood Finds It Tough to Plan

With box office numbers way down in the pandemic and streaming numbers hard to come by, the film industry is often unable to determine whether a movie is a hit or a miss.

#box-office-sales, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #marvel-entertainment, #movies, #netflix-inc, #paramount-pictures, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #theaters-buildings, #universal-pictures, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

When Opera Livestreams Became Live Performances

This summer, three European productions, previously available to American audiences only online, were at last accessible in person.

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Turner Classic Movies Is Changing. And Trying to Stay the Same.

A brand refresh for TCM, the cable home to countless vintage films, raises questions about its future within an increasingly streaming-centric TV world.

#cable-television, #hbo-max, #mankiewicz-ben, #movies, #television, #turner-classic-movies, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #warner-media-llc

She’s the Investor Guru for Online Creators

Li Jin, 31, began backing creators years ago. She has raised her own fund to invest in influencer-related start-ups.

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How Far Can You Go to Resist Being the Subject of a Viral Video?

One boy’s violent act of retribution raises uncomfortable questions about the world we’ve made for children.

#instagram-inc, #privacy, #smartphones, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youtube-com

Experts on Deaf Culture Help Times Explain Name Signing

To understand the process of name signing, a Times team turned to people who knew it best.

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When Police Lie, the Innocent Pay. Some Are Fighting Back.

Video from body cameras, doorbells and cellphones is revealing discrepancies between what police officers report and what actually happened.

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Calls Grow to Discipline Doctors Spreading Virus Misinformation

A tiny number of doctors have had an outsize influence in spreading false information about Covid-19 and vaccines.

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‘Totally Surprising and Rather Horrifying’: Giant Tortoises Eat Baby Birds

For the first time, scientists in the Seychelles captured footage of one of the hulking reptiles stalking and killing a helpless chick.

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OnlyFans Says It Is Banning Sexually Explicit Content

The company is the latest digital platform to crack down on such material. The site became a source of income for millions during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dhar Mann, YouTube’s Moral Philosopher

Dhar Mann has built an online video empire on contemporary fables.

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The March of the Karens

The name has come to represent an entitled and belligerent white woman. But what does this narrative say — and elide — about racism and sexism today?

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What We Lose When We Livestream Church

Broadcasting religious worship has played an important role during the pandemic. But it’s had unintended consequences.

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Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release

The star said making the film available on Disney+ at the same time it opened in theaters “dramatically” lowered box office revenue, which could cost her tens of millions of dollars.

#black-widow-movie, #box-office-sales, #disney-plus, #johansson-scarlett, #marvel-entertainment, #marvel-studios, #movies, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #walt-disney-company

A Rap Song Lays Bare Israel’s Jewish-Arab Fracture — and Goes Viral

A Jew and a Palestinian sling slurs at each other, giving voice to hidden prejudice with the aim of overcoming it.

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Facebook Wants to Court Creators. It Could Be a Tough Sell.

The social network is aiming to be a destination for creators and their viral memes. But TikTok and YouTube got there first.

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Work at Home or the Office? Either Way, There’s a Start-Up for That.

As more Americans return to an office a few days a week, start-ups providing tools for hybrid work are trying to cash in.

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A Storm at ESPN Over Rachel Nichols Comments on Maria Taylor

In comments still rippling through the network, the reporter Rachel Nichols, who is white, said Maria Taylor, who is Black, earned the job to host 2020 N.B.A. finals coverage because ESPN was “feeling pressure” on diversity.

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What Won’t the Nelk Boys Do?

Known for their pranks, parties and crude humor, the YouTubers are used to getting in trouble. But for them, the backlash is the brand.

#content-type-personal-profile, #nelk-boys, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youtube-com

Serena Shahidi Is Redefining the ‘Girlboss’

The TikTok creator speaks frankly about dating and navigating life in New York City in your early 20s.

#computers-and-the-internet, #new-york-city, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Nine Ned Beatty Movies and Shows to Stream

This prolific actor may not have been the star of these pictures but he brought a depth that made his time onscreen count.

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In the ’80s, Post-Punk Filled New York Clubs. Their Videos Captured It.

An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York documents a brief moment when rogue videographers shot an influential sliver of the music scene.

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Submerged in van Gogh: Would Absinthe Make the Art Grow Fonder?

Individual absorption is the order of the day at two touring spectacles devoted to the painter’s greatest hits.

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A Psychiatrist Invited to Yale Spoke of Fantasies of Shooting White People

The Yale School of Medicine said the tone and content of a lecture by Dr. Aruna Khilanani, who has a private practice in New York, were “antithetical to the values of the school.”

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Like ‘Mommie Dearest’? Stream These Movies for Pride Month

For lovers of camp cinema, we offer more options than you can shake a wire hanger at.

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How ViacomCBS’s Content Deals Cost U.S. Taxpayers $4 Billion

A new report details ViacomCBS’s use of a labyrinthine tax shelter to sell rights to its shows and films overseas.

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In Korea, You Don’t Have to Explain TikTok to Your Grandma

Through videos on YouTube and TikTok that feature their lives, fashions and routines, many Koreans are challenging the idea that such media are a young person’s game.

#beauty-concept, #elderly, #grandparents, #social-media, #south-korea, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youtube-com

Benito Skinner Is All About Drama

But he’s not trying to offend anyone with his celebrity impressions.

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Protestas en Colombia: videos muestran tácticas policiales violentas

Un análisis de grabaciones de las recientes manifestaciones en Colombia muestra a oficiales que emplean la fuerza de manera indiscriminada y atroz.

#colombia, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Cali Protest Videos Show Violent and Deadly Colombian Police Tactics

An analysis of visual evidence from recent protests in Colombia shows egregious and indiscriminate use of force by officers toward civilians.

#colombia, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Nina Katchadourian’s Eccentric Existentialism

In her first show at Pace, an artist driven by curiosity and a penchant for the absurd tries to understand the world. The results are touching and sometimes hilarious.

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Plastic Surgery Videos: The Mesmerizing Pull of Them

Procedures used to be done in secret, but in the post-Kardashian world, transparency is just part of the process.

#beauty-concept, #celebrities, #plastic-surgery, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Why Is Amazon in Entertainment?

Amazon will buy MGM. Cool. But why does the tech giant have a streaming video service at all?

#amazon-com-inc, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #metro-goldwyn-mayer-inc, #movies, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

James Bond, Meet Jeff Bezos: Amazon Makes $8.45 Billion Deal for MGM

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, while diminished, commanded a premium price, with Amazon seeking to bolster its crucial Prime membership offering.

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‘Myths and Hymns,’ a Theater Cult Favorite, Changes Shape Again

Adam Guettel’s genre-clashing song cycle has taken on many forms. The latest: a starry online mini-series.

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Max Mosley, Motor Racing Chief and Embattled Privacy Advocate, Dies at 81

The son of Nazi sympathizers sought to separate himself from his parents, but was bogged down by a secretly recorded sex video later in life.

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‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ to Leave YouTube After NFT Sale

The original video of a baby biting his brother’s finger has drawn nearly 900 million views on the platform since 2007. But now one bidder owns it as a nonfungible token.

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TikTok, the Fastest Way on Earth to Become a Food Star

The app offers explosive growth for content creators. Gen Z cooks are taking advantage.

#content-type-personal-profile, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #food, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

What Ronald Greene’s Death Reveals About Police Killings

The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.

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What We Know About Ronald Greene’s Death

The Louisiana State Police said Mr. Greene died in 2019 from crashing his S.U.V. during a police chase, but video footage shows troopers shocking, choking and beating him.

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Discovery-AT&T: How a Huge Media Deal Was Done

An early-morning meeting at a Greenwich Village townhouse, under the watchful eye of Steve McQueen, was part of a monthslong campaign.

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Why Your Kid Likes Comparing Neptune to a Dust Mite

Bigger than a planet? Smaller than an atom? Size comparison videos are all the rage and may scratch a very old itch.

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Footage Shows Louisiana Troopers Punching and Dragging Man Who Died

Body-camera footage obtained by The Associated Press showed Ronald Greene apologizing and screaming, “I’m scared,” as he was jolted with a stun gun after a high-speed chase in 2019.

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‘It’s Magic What We Do.’ Movie Theaters Get Starry-Eyed Once More.

The industry was decimated by the pandemic, with theaters shut across the country and new films delayed by Hollywood studios. But now cinemas are ready to fill up their seats again. Will audiences follow?

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