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  • Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics, invokes First Amendment

    Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics, invokes First Amendment
    If you want to get a sense of how desperate things have become in Rupert Murdoch's empire, take a look at this editorial in today's Wall Street Journal. To cast what is happening in the UK -- and what certainly seems headed for the US -- as the work of...
  • Hearing disrupted by shaving cream 'pie' as Murdochs give little ground in testimony

    Hearing disrupted by shaving cream 'pie' as Murdochs give little ground in testimony
    UPDATE (11:55 a.m.): The hearing was abruptly interrupted, and the camera went to a blank wall as a result of a disturbance in the hearing room at about 11:55 a.m. as the last questioner was addressing a question to Rupert Murdoch.  A replay of video...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring

    Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring
    After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York. But...
  • Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Uncertain Times

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million

    Ice bucket challenge videos, the viral craze of 2014, have raised more than $15.6 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research and awareness since July 29. The ALS Association announced the new figure Monday, a massive jump from the $1.8 million...
  • Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own

    Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths. As stand-alone...
  • StyleHaul Next Big MCN Sale? Amazon, Fox, Hearst Approach (Exclusive)

    StyleHaul could be the next hot multichannel network to get snapped up by a big media company. Over the past several weeks, the femme-focused style and beauty YouTube MCN has been approached about a potential acquisition by suitors including Amazon, 21st...
  • News Corp. misses profit estimates as ad sales fall

    News Corp. misses profit estimates as ad sales fall
    News Corp., completing its first full year as a stand-alone company, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' estimates for the first time as it struggled in its transition from print to digital. Profit, excluding some items, was 1 cent a share...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...