Media Decoder

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Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company’s chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to protect Apple’s business in China.

Disney’s deal for Fox’s assets faces a new challenge from Comcast. No matter which comes out on top, it is Rupert Murdoch who will be the real winner.

Mr. Pearlstine, a veteran of Time Inc., Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal, was appointed by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who took ownership of the paper on Monday.

The Pixar movie had the best-ever opening for an animated release, benefiting from rapturous word of mouth. Ticket buyers gave it a rare A-plus in exit polls.

The newspaper that serves as the Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpiece, and other state-controlled outlets, had harsh words for the president’s tariff move.

A group of journalists leaves a shrinking daily to start a new outlet, The Colorado Sun, in partnership with a blockchain company.

Apps have become a critical part of companies’ financial strategies, but people are getting savvier about them and less forgiving if they think their performance is subpar.