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Aric Jenkins


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Aric:

Wall Street Is Taking Cues From Silicon Valley to Innovate Fintech

Established, traditional players are leaning into technology with the help of younger startups. → Read More

The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real

Virtual reality has been the next new thing for five years and counting. Clunky headsets, a dearth of content, and lack of consumer interest have caused VR to stall. Can this much-hyped technology finally catch on? → Read More

Why Your Favorite Brand Names Are Starting to Look Like Math Problems

Apple and Disney are the latest to jump on the "+" trend with Apple News Plus, Apple TV Plus, and Disney Plus. → Read More

Spotify Wants You to Listen to Less Music

Why podcasts equal profit for the music streaming company, which recently acquired Gimlet and Anchor. → Read More

Viacom Strikes Deal With FuboTV to Add Comedy Central, MTV, BET, and More

FuboTV is making itself an increasingly attractive option in the live streaming space. → Read More

8 Winners and Losers from the 2019 Oscar Nominations

There were plenty of welcome and not-so-welcome surprises. → Read More

Skydance Taps Ousted Pixar Head John Lasseter to Run Animation Division

John Lasseter, who left Disney following allegations of sexual misconduct, has been tapped to head Skydance's animation division. → Read More

'You Have Grown, You Have Apologized.' Ellen Degeneres Wants Kevin Hart Reinstated as Oscars Host

The popular talk show host and LGBTQ icon told Hart to ignore "the haters" and reclaim the gig. → Read More

Hasan Minhaj Fires Back After Netflix's Censorship of 'Patriot Act' Episode in Saudi Arabia

Netflix pulled the episode after receiving a complaint from the Saudi government. → Read More

Chinese Art Film's Staggering Box Office Numbers Plummet After Viewers Realize It's Not a Rom-Com

Director Bi Gan’s 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night' raked in $37.9 million for its opening day — but moviegoers feel they were misled by ads. → Read More

The Shrinking Middle Class: Tales from New York City

Single parents in America's most populous city offer their stories of struggle in this photo essay by Andre Wagner and Aric Jenkins. → Read More

CBS Fires Les Moonves for Cause and Will Not Provide $120 Million Severance Payout

The CBS board says Moonves failed to comply with a sexual misconduct investigation. → Read More

Zola Will Open Its First Brick-and-Mortar Store in New York City

The fast-growing wedding planning and registry company is making moves, CEO Shan-lyn Ma revealed at a Fortune event. → Read More

31-Year-Old Congresswoman-Elect Katie Hill Doesn't Mind All the Millennial Talk

Katie Hill, the 31-year-old Congresswoman-elect from California, is fine with being labeled a millennial. → Read More

Amazon Has Put in a Bid for Disney's 22 Regional Sports Networks, Report Says

Amazon has submitted a bid for Disney's 22 regional sports television networks in an apparent move to expand its live video options. → Read More

Meet the CEO of the Insurance Company Growing Faster Than Apple

Progressive Insurance is over 80 years old and growing faster than Apple and Microsoft. CEO Tricia Griffith has a lot to do with that. → Read More

TV Stars Are Raking In Staggering Salaries Per Episode, According to a New Report

A look at what some of the top stars earn across television — including broadcast, cable, and streaming — according to a new report. → Read More

WarnerMedia Strikes Again By Shuttering Classic Movie Streaming Service FilmStruck

It's the third service or network of WarnerMedia nixed within the past two weeks. → Read More

Study Finds Record-High Percentage of LGBTQ Series Regular Characters on Broadcast TV

GLAAD's 2018 "Where We Are on TV" report found that 8.8% of all series regulars on broadcast TV were LGBTQ characters, a new record. → Read More

Viacom Restructures Its TV Brands With Key Executive Changes

Viacom Media Networks (VMN) is making major changes in an effort to simplify its structure. → Read More