After Netflix announced on Monday that it would partner with former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to create content for the streaming site, some have expressed concern over the media giant's political leanings, although Mr. Obama says he plans to promote stories that help bridge the political divide.
Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood producer, surrendered himself to the NYPD after several charges and numerous accusations have been brought against him. He has since been released on $1 million bail.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted that he might start a website where "the public can rate the core truth of any article & track the credibility" of journalists and press. Reactions on Twitter and among the press were strong, with many press describing Musk's comments as rants that were self-motivated rather than a benevolent effort to improve the state of the media.