Just how sparse is coverage for women’s sports? The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesotasays that 40 percent of all sports participants are women — but only 4 percent of sports media coverage is dedicated to those sports.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit $1 billion in just 12 days. But what do those box-office numbers actually mean to Disney and theater chains?

It may have been a stellar year for the global box office and TV show performances, yet despite the success, it hasn’t kept online piracy thieves away in 2015.

The blockbuster also provided a fillip to the otherwise sluggish toy industry, analysts say.

The force is strong with Disney and the new “Star Wars” franchise, and this is only set to flourish, according to one media analyst.

Julia Boorstin reports on the companies poised to cash in on the new Star Wars movie.

Bye, bye, bye, ‘N Sync. Adele’s latest album has definitively shattered the boy band’s old sales record by moving more than 3 million copies in its first week, according to Billboard The record statistics gatekeeper reports that the British singer’s new album, “25”, sold 3.38 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. The …

Julia Boorstin is at Activision Blizzard’s annual investor day, where the company is launching the latest version of one of its biggest game franchises.

Was the first live-streamed football game a success? The reviews are in.

Don’t fear the “dislike.” That’s what advertising agencies are telling brands regarding the upcoming Facebook Reactions launch, which will allow users of the social media platform to express a wider array of emotions than merely approval. The reason: Negative reactions can be good for business, even if users won’t always give a thumbs-up to their …

Will Yahoo’s experiment with football give us a glimpse into the future?

With more people going online to watch programs, digital video is stealing ad dollars.

As the media landscape transforms, Julia Boorstin tell us what ad companies are doing to stay ahead of the competition

Just a few days after Apple‘s latest operating system iOS 9 was released with an ad blocking function, apps that promise to limit intrusive and unwanted advertising are leading the company’s app store. Apps including Peace, Crystal, Purity Blocker that purport to clean-up the mobile browsing experience are among the top five paid downloads. On …

Cablevision is being bought by the European communications company Altice in a deal worth $17 billion.