Joe Flint

entertainment business reporter for Wall Street Journal

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Staff writer for the Wall Street Journal; former media and entertainment reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Around 17 million Americans tuned in on Sunday night to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey in their new neighborhood of Montecito.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah: How the media spectacle played out

Around 17 million Americans tuned in on Sunday night to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey in their new neighborhood of Montecito.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

AT&T acquired HBO’s parent company in June. It was part of an $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. Now AT&T is starting to make major changes.

The future of prestige programming at HBO

AT&T acquired HBO’s parent company in June. It was part of an $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. Now AT&T is starting to make major changes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

All over Southern California, formerly sleepy neighborhoods are now crowded with traffic — all because the smartphone app Waze has become so popular with desperate commuters.

A Crackdown on your Favorite Waze Shortcut?

All over Southern California, formerly sleepy neighborhoods are now crowded with traffic — all because the smartphone app Waze has become so popular with desperate commuters.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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