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Sharon Waxman

What's Really Behind The 'American Sniper' Controversy?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" has audiences asking lots of questions. For example: Is the film a piece of war propaganda? Should real-life sniper...

The Wrap Relaunches

Posted 11.03.2013 | Media

Hollywood industry site TheWrap has a sleek new look for fall. Editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman introduced 'TheWrap 3.0' to readers in a post early Tues...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media

The long-raging Hollywood media war between Deadline's Nikki Finke and The Wrap's Sharon Waxman took a juicy new twist on Sunday night, when Waxman re...

Advice For Al Jazeera: Hire This Guy

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 04.04.2013 | Media

Can Al Jazeera make it in America? Former CNN/US president Jon Klein thinks so, as he told HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Friday. "If they ...

Ron Burkle In Bidding War To Buy Variety | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

Billionaire Ron Burkle is looking to further extend his influence in Hollywood by buying entertainment trade paper Variety, sources tell Page Six....

Finke Hits Waxman With 'Cease And Desist' Letter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles and its parent company MMC is embarking on an intensified legal campaign to protect its original content. I began Deadline Hollywood Dai...

'Social Network' New Media Backlash: Hollywood Still Doesn't Get It

The Wrap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The divide between Hollywood and Silicon Valley grew even wider this weekend with a backlash online and in new media circles against Sony's critically...

Publishers Can Take Warning from Broadway's Collected Stories

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Margulies has written two plays that act out the "what if" scenarios that publishers should seriously be thinking about.

Finke Vs. Waxman: The Battle Rages On

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It had been a while since the last flare-up in the never-ending war of words between Hollywood columnists and arch-nemeses Nikki Finke and Sharon Waxm...

Sound and Fury: Here's What Sharon Waxman Really Wants

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Sharon Waxman's claims are so exaggerated, and big lie-like, that, in my suspicion of anyone shouting about ethics in a crowded theater, it suddenly occurred to me to run a quick ethical search on her.

The Wrap Sends Newser Cease & Desist

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, we weren't joking. Counsel for TheWrap sent a cease and desist letter today to Patrick Spain, the CEO of Newser....

The New News: I Can Say Anything You Can Say Shorter

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Let me say it again: News used to be a scarce commodity; but then the Internet turned it into a vast surplus, too great for anybody to consume in what...

Sharon Waxman vs. Michael Wolff: Newser Steals Wrap Content!

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In our 14 months of our operation,, with an audience of about 3 million unique viewers per month, has sent us precisely 1,600 users. But it...

The California as First "Failed State" Debate: Schwarzenegger, Davis, Whitman, and Jerry Brown

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Is California America's first "failed state?" I asked Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; the governor he replaced, Gray Davis; and a famous former governor favored to be the next governor, Jerry Brown.

Hollywood's Power Shift: Fewer, More Dominant Players

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hollywood appears to be on the cusp of a new chapter, in which a smaller group of major entertainment companies, fortified by bigger libraries and dee...

Comcast Said to be Weighing NBC Bid; Denies Report of $35 Billion Deal

Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Gustin

Comcast is in talks to buy NBC Universal, the entertainment giant, from General Electric (GE) in a blockbuster deal that -- if true -- would reverberate throughout the media world.

The Soloist Chases an L.A. That Isn't There

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sharon Waxman

Once upon a time it fell to the local newspaper to remind me that I was part of an urban landscape, the second largest in the nation. But it started to lose me several years back.

Hollywood Reporter Throwdown! Industry Watchers Trash Each Other

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Along come the blogs, and now they share that agenda with us," said Neil Stiles, the publisher of the Variety Group. "There's no question about that....

New Generation Of Bloggers Fight For Hollywood Supremacy

Financial Times | Matthew Garraha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With one day to go before the Oscars, some tense races are nearing the home stretch. Will the best-picture winner be the favourite Slumdog Millionaire...

Sharon Waxman's The Wrap Launches

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Welcome to TheWrap. A year ago I left The New York Times with a sinking feeling about what was happening to professional journalism. Today we launc...

Sharon Waxman, Former NYT Hollywood Correspondent, Plans Hollywood Must-Read Site "The Wrap"

MarketWatch | Jon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sharon Waxman, the former New York Times' Hollywood correspondent, is planning to launch a Web site dealing with all aspects of the entertainment scen...