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  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • Digital-Video VC Luminari Capital Funds 6 Companies, Plans More Investments (Exclusive)

    Luminari Capital, a small Silicon Valley venture-capital firm focused on digital video that counts Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB among its backers, has revealed its initial six investments -- and founder and managing partner Daniel Leff said he's planning to...
  • Emmy Contenders Preview - Minor Roles Make for Major Impact

    These thesps make the most of limited screen time: Beau Bridges "The Millers" The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
  • 'Fault in Our Stars' may make Cruise cry. Colbert takes on Amazon.

    'Fault in Our Stars' may make Cruise cry. Colbert takes on Amazon.
    After the coffee. Before binging on "Orange Is the New Black." The Skinny: I finally finished Season 1 of "Orange Is the New Black" over Memorial Day weekend. I'm sure I will watch a couple of episodes of Season 2 this weekend but I won't go crazy. Not...
  • Chase Carey signs short-term deal to stay as president of Fox

    Chase Carey signs short-term deal to stay as president of Fox
    Chase Carey, the president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, has signed a new contract to remain at media mogul Rupert Murdoch's film and television empire at least through 2015. The contract extension, disclosed Monday in a Securities...
  • 21st Century Fox Eyes $11.5 billion 'Windfall' from BSkyB Deals: Report

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is "eyeing a windfall of as much as €8.5 billion ($11.5 billion)" from the sale of its stakes in pay TV operators in Germany and Italy to U.K. satcaster BSkyB, according to the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times...
  • Struggling Print Media Outlets Suffering From Separation Anxiety

    Corporate names these days have become increasingly misleading. Time Warner, for example, seems like a bogus appellation, since all of its Time properties have been spun off as of this week into a new publication entity -- one with a challenging future....
  • For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley

     For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley
    Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...
  • Hacking verdicts are in! Crown Media shareholders not happy.

    Hacking verdicts are in! Crown Media shareholders not happy.
    After the coffee. Before watching hearings on the AT&T — DirecTV deal.  The Skinny: I hate that because of DVRs and video-on-demand I'm not supposed to talk about the plot twists on last night's episode of "24." I'll just say they fooled me. I...
  • Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted

    Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted
    Former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks, a close confidante of Rupert Murdoch and once one of Britain’s most influential women, was acquitted Tuesday on charges of phone hacking, bribery and obstruction of justice in a case that shook this country to...
  • Richmond School students to receive Amplify tablets

    Richmond School students to receive Amplify tablets
    Students at Richmond Intermediate School in St. Charles will be transitioning from iPads to an "Amplify" tablet, a new device touted for its educational focus. The school board agreed to three-year leases on Monday after a pilot program at the school...
  • U.K. Police to Interview Rupert Murdoch as a 'Suspect': Report

    LONDON -- British police have told Rupert Murdoch they want to interview him as a "suspect" as part of their investigation into allegations of crime at his U.K. newspapers, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper. His son, James Murdoch, may also...