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  • CBS Outdoor shares climb 5% in first trading day

    Old media is still alive and kicking. On its inaugural day of trading, CBS Outdoor Americas -- a billboard business, one of the oldest advertising mediums around -- shot up 5.4% over its initial price to close at $29.50 a share. CBS Corp. offered 20...
  • 'The Walking Dead' Sets Broadcast Syndication Pact with MyNetwork TV

    In an effort to breathe new life into the MyNetworkTV lineup, the Fox-owned net has acquired off-network rights to AMC's "The Walking Dead" starting this fall. Deal calls for MyNetwork to air two episodes of "Walking Dead" from a past season one night...
  • Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox

    Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox
    His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. His second son, James, was battered by the British phone hacking scandal. Some analysts figured Rupert Murdoch's long-held ambition to leave his vast worldwide...
  • Fox TV chief and Murdoch favorite Peter Rice extends contract

    Fox TV chief and Murdoch favorite Peter Rice extends contract
    News that Fox TV chief Peter Rice had renewed his employment contract came, fittingly enough, in a press release about Rupert Murdoch's plans for corporate succession of his vast media empire. Wednesday's news release chronicled the return of Murdoch'...
  • Rupert Murdoch: Where Media Giant Meets Mom-and-Pop Store

    Rupert Murdoch has firmly ensconced his sons, Lachlan and James, in high-ranking positions in his media empire - to outside appearances treating the company as if it were a mom-and-pop store, where the keys can be passed down to the kids. In some...
  • Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action

    Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action
    WASHINGTON — As President Obama looks to show off all he can do without Congress, he's been pointing to a surprising place for guidance on the savvy use of power: the other side of the White House. In public and private, the president has been...
  • News Corp. Revenue Falls on Declining Newspaper Ad Sales

    Declining ad sales led to a drop in revenue for News Corp. in the second quarter, while the company expressed confidence in digital initiatives and posted improved earnings before the deduction of interest, tax and amortization expenses. Revenues of $2....
  • News Corp. revenue slides 4% amid decline in ad sales

    News Corp. revenue slides 4% amid decline in ad sales
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., beat analysts' profit estimates even though advertising revenue continued to fall. News Corp. -- which includes the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Times of London and HarperCollins book publishing --...
  • 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-...
  • Britain's phone hacking trial hears of Tony Blair's advice

    LONDON – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to act as a secret adviser to Rupert Murdoch and two of his newspaper executives as they confronted revelations of illegal phone hacking, a London jury heard Wednesday. The disclosure --...
  • British court acquits ex-Murdoch aide on one count in hacking case

    British court acquits ex-Murdoch aide on one count in hacking case
    LONDON -- A London court acquitted former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks on one of the five charges she faces in Britain’s high-profile trial of seven former senior staff members and journalists from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. on...
  • Oscar fever! Warner Bros. has no more trouble with the curve.

    Oscar fever! Warner Bros. has no more trouble with the curve.
    After the coffee. Before making sure "The Americans" is on my DVR. The Skinny: Very excited that FX's "The Americans" is back Wednesday night. If you're not watching, start. It will easily fill the void left by the shark-jumping "Homeland." I'm also...