Media Decoder

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“Justice League” was easily best at the box office this weekend. But ticket sales of $96 million were less than expected, especially for such a costly film.

With the country so divided on so many issues, companies are increasingly finding themselves in the middle of controversies. They’re realizing it may be the new normal.

The actor Daniel Dae Kim — in his new role as executive producer — was turned down twice by CBS before landing the show at the last-place network.

Ms. Gillibrand spoke with Jennifer Steinhauer about her legislation to reform policies on sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, power dynamics, President Bill Clinton and more.

After many public struggles, the actress is the latest to turn to podcasting, and has a painful #MeAt14 story to tell.

Two-thirds admit to streaming movies and TV shows outside the home. And 12 percent who watch in public have done so in public restrooms.

As Charles and David Koch back the Meredith Corporation’s effort to buy Time Inc., some see a new way for them to advance their libertarian agenda.