‘Morning Joe’ caught airing pretaped show the day after Thanksgiving

The “Morning Joe” hosts were talking turkey the day after Thanksgiving, but all the viewers heard was bull. “Day after Thanksgiving. Woo! I’m stuffed!” host Mika Brzezinski said to open the show. “A great Thanksgiving,” Joe Scarborough replied before they both offered a few awkward chuckles. The live MSNBC show — which airs five days Discover More …

A look at Trump’s on-again-off-again love affair with Time magazine

Donald Trump, then the president-elect, is on Time’s cover as Person of the Year in December 2016. (Nadav Kander/AFP/Time Inc.) Almost every year for the past several years, President Trump talks about Time magazine. Toward the end of the year, like clockwork, he seems to get preoccupied with one topic that involves the magazine: its annual Discover More …

In Egypt, Furious Retaliation but Failing Strategy in Sinai

Advertisement Supported by Image Damaged vehicles outside a Sufi mosque attacked by Islamist militants in Bir al-Abed, Egypt. A government official said the gunmen had set fire to cars parked outside the mosque to hinder escape.CreditMohamed Soliman/Reuters CAIRO — After militants massacred 305 people at a packed mosque on Friday in a stunning assault on Discover More …

YouTube Faces Advertiser Boycott Over Videos With Kids That Attracted Sexual Predators

Google’s YouTube is engulfed in a new brand-safety crisis: Several major advertisers froze spending on YouTube after an investigation revealed their spots were running against videos featuring kids in states of undress and other situations that had drawn comments from pedophiles. Brands including Adidas, Deutsche Bank, Mars, HP, Diageo, Cadbury and Lidl pulled ads from Discover More …

Only ‘Probably’ Time’s Person of the Year? No Thanks, Trump Tweets

Yet he appeared to aspire to be on the magazine’s cover, with a fake 2009 cover story once hanging near the entrance of Mar-a-Lago, the Florida estate where he is spending his vacation, and in many of his other golf clubs, according to a Washington Post article in June. (A White House spokeswoman declined at Discover More …

Macy’s customers report delays with credit card transactions

Macy’s had hoped for a rush of shoppers on Black Friday. But it appears the crowds were too much of a good thing. Macy’s credit card payment system buckled due to a higher than anticipated volume of transactions, the retailer said, leading to delays that slowed the checkout process at department stores around the country Discover More …

Egyptian president vows mosque attack ‘will not go unpunished’ after at least 235 killed

In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away. The attack in the troubled northern part of the Sinai Peninsula targeted a mosque Discover More …

5 Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your 2018 Budget

Between wrapping up end-of-year campaigns and aiming to finish 2017 on a high note, it’s tempting to live in the moment and procrastinate on your 2018 strategy development. But the foundation for next year’s success is being laid right now, as marketing leaders examine how they can push their current strategies to the next level. Discover More …

Video marketing: A beginner’s guide

Here Marketing Week looks at some of the core issues that brands should consider around video marketing.Jump to: Creating a video marketing strategy Choosing a video format Choosing the right screen size Autoplay and no sound Measuring video Video on a budget Creating a video marketing strategy Devising an effective video strategy is no mean Discover More …

US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors after plane crash in Pacific Ocean

TOKYO — The U.S. Navy called off its search for three sailors missing since Wednesday, when a transport plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. Eight people were rescued and are in good condition, but the remaining three sailors had not been found after two days of Discover More …