Google invests in YouTube studio in LA

At Google’s vast new complex in LA, an entertainment revolution is under way. The cream of YouTube talent is flocking in to shoot their crowd-pulling videos – courtesy of Google. The aim? A fusion of old and new media. Matthew Garrahan takes an exclusive tour

Lunch with the FT: Brad Grey

He produced ‘The Sopranos’ and, as head of Paramount, had to handle the fallout from firing Tom Cruise. But despite dealing with big egos and big budgets, the studio chief tells Matthew Garrahan he doesn’t feel under pressure

Lunch with the FT

Titanic Thompson

Kevin Cook’s biography of Alvin Clarence Thomas matches its subject in energy

When the mob ruled Vegas

Two new museums focus on Sin City’s notorious past and the legacy left by organised crime as told from the perspectives of the gangsters’ families