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  • The toll of the anti-vaccination movement, in one devastating graphic

    The toll of the anti-vaccination movement, in one devastating graphic
    Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti-vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum.) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide 2008-2014. A couple of...
  • Meredith Vieira Preps for New Talkshow

    With eight months to go before its launch, Meredith Vieira's eponymous syndicated daytime talkshow has already been sold in over 90% of the country. Vieira is stepping into a saturated market, which includes her alma mater, "The View," where big stars...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Fed Up'

    Accessibility trumps artistry in "Fed Up," a formulaic and functional documentary that nevertheless proves effective at getting the message out about America's addiction to unhealthy food. Focusing specifically on childhood obesity, the insidious...
  • Yahoo Is Shutting Down TV App IntoNow -- But the Second Screen Isn't Dead Yet

    In another signal that the "second screen" TV-companion app craze is ebbing, Yahoo said it is phasing out IntoNow, a three-year-old app that automatically recognized what viewers were watching and delivered synchronized content. Turns out, many people...
  • Viggle Buys Dijit Media, in Another Second-Screen TV Mashup

    In the latest shuffling of the deck in the TV app space, Viggle said it has acquired Dijit Media, a maker of a TV and movie guide apps for mobile devices. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Viggle, a kind of TV loyalty program that grants users...
  • Katie Couric and John Molner say summer wedding, not ready for Howard Stern to wed them

     
    At Howard Stern's 60th birthday party in New York Friday (Jan. 31), TV personality and journalist Katie Couric revealed to People that she and fiance John Molner are planning a summer wedding....
  • Dear media: In covering transgender folks, remember, they're people too

    Dear media: In covering transgender folks, remember, they're people too
    Earlier this month, the sports website Grantland ignited controversy over a story on Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V, the inventor of a “scientifically superior” golf club dubbed “The Oracle.” In writing the article,...
  • How Piers Morgan should have handled transgender author Janet Mock

    How Piers Morgan should have handled transgender author Janet Mock
    “The media’s insatiable appetite for transsexual women’s bodies contributes to the systematic othering of trans women as modern-day freak shows, portrayals that validate and feed society’s dismissal and dehumanization of trans...
  • Sundance: Katie Couric Dishes on Her New Documentary 'Fed Up' (VIDEO)

    Kate Couric sits down with Variety to talk about her motivation for creating the malnutrition documentary "Fed Up." The film not only addresses problems in the public school cafeteria system, but takes a comprehensive look at the issue while identifying...
  • Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words

    Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words
    In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage: "In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
  • Sundance: Fox Searchlight Acquiring Mike Cahill's Sci-fi Mystery 'I Origins'

    After acquiring Mike Cahill's directorial debut "Another Earth" at Sundance three years ago, Fox Searchlight is nearing a deal to acquire worldwide rights to the helmer's sophomore pic, "I Origins." The sci-fi mystery starring Michael Pitt and Brit...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Boyhood'

    Everything and nothing happens over the course of Richard Linklater's "Boyhood." Filmed in sequence across 12 years, this unprecedented experiment in long-term storytelling attempts to capture child actor Ellar Coltrane's coming-of-age on camera, while...