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  • Montgomery Conference Relaunching in Mold of Davos, TED Talks

    The banker who advised MySpace in its sale in News Corp., James Montgomery, is giving a makeover to his annual Los Angeles-based tech conference, now dubbed "Oasis: The Montgomery Summit." Montgomery said in a statement that the decade-old conference...
  • Facts on Pacts: Variety Eyes First-Look Deals

    Hollywood's six major studios have hardly rolled out the welcome mat in recent years for producers who aren't delivering tentpoles. And that's opened the way for other players to step up. Variety's updated Facts on Pacts reveals that the number of on-...
  • Liberty Media Ranks as 2013′s Most Profitable Media/Entertainment Company

    Liberty Media Corp. emerged as the most profitable media and entertainment company in 2013, according to SNL Kagan's rankings for the year. Liberty Media's net income of about $8.99 billion came mostly after a one-time gain associated with its takeover...
  • Kashkari raises $1.3 million for gubernatorial bid

    Kashkari raises $1.3 million for gubernatorial bid
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has raised $1.3 million in the two months since he kicked off his campaign and has about $900,000 in the bank, according to disclosures filed with the state on Monday. Kashkari’s campaign wants to raise...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown has raised...
  • William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy

    The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot. Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...
  • News Corp. Buys Social-Video Startup Storyful for $25 Mil

    News Corp. has acquired Storyful, a "social news agency," for $25 million -- its first acquisition since splitting from 21st Century Fox. News Corp. said it will expand Storyful's video products and services for newsrooms, ad agencies and brands and also...
  • Vimeo's Greg Clayman: Big Media Net Vet Joins Up With the Little Guy

    Greg Clayman has spent the past decade trying to build digital on-ramps for traditional media companies including News Corp. and Viacom, with varying degrees of success. Now he's gone native: Clayman joined Vimeo, the IAC-owned Internet video site...
  • News Corp. buys social news start-up Storyful for $25 million

    News Corp. buys social news start-up Storyful for $25 million
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company News Corp. has acquired Storyful, a start-up that finds, verifies and distributes news and videos from social media sites, to boost its online and video efforts.  The New York-based News Corp., which owns publications...
  • Media Stocks See 'Wolf of Wall Street'-Like Rise in 2013

    Media stocks enjoyed a heady run in the bull market of 2013. Shares of most major congloms closed out the last full week of the year at or near 52-week highs. Netflix regained its platinum-plated status, thanks to solid subscriber growth and a...
  • HarperCollins CEO Paints Positive Picture for Publishing

    Despite perceptions that the publishing business is troubled, or even facing the same tumult of the music business, the CEO of HarperCollins said that the growth in digital book sales were improving margins and even royalty rates for authors, and even...
  • Rupert Murdoch's Sky Deutschland Keeps Hold of European Soccer Rights

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's German pay TV operator, Sky Deutschland, has extended its deal to broadcast matches from the UEFA Champions League, which comprises the top soccer teams in Europe, until 2018. Sky Deutschland, which has more than 3.5 million...