With the writers’ strike approaching the 100-day mark, a possible deal with Hollywood Studios is not in sight

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter. Sign up here for the daily overview of the evolving media landscape. CNN — Hollywood is still stuck in a state of fear. As the writers’ strike approaches the 100-day mark this week, there is still no end in sight to … Read more

The box office success of “Barbenheimer” has brought America’s cinema power back to life

CNN — It’s the tale of two movies and one box office success: “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” maintained their incredible momentum into their second weekends. “Barbie” featured multiple roles this weekend, with “Barbie” impressing with a domestic gross of $93 million and “Barbie” grossing around $122 million overseas, making it the #1 release worldwide was. For … Read more

Premarket Stocks: Markets and consumers are in optimistic mood. Here’s why

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. CNN — Stocks and consumer sentiment are rising in tandem after falling last year, another sign of growing … Read more

What the possible UPS strike could mean for your packages

new York CNN — A UPS strike by 185,000 workers 25 years ago brought the logistics giant’s operations to a standstill. The 15-day strike severely curtailed package delivery, overwhelmed the US Postal Service and FedEx, and hurt businesses across the United States. Now more than 340,000 UPS workers, represented by the Teamsters union, are threatening … Read more