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  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News...
  • Turner Broadcasting cuts could grow to 1,500 jobs

    Turner Broadcasting's job reductions could grow to as many 1,500 workers, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Word of broader job cuts comes as Turner executives confirmed plans this week to offer buyouts to 600 older workers as...
  • George Clooney to direct film on British phone hacking scandal

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor-filmmaker George Clooney will direct a movie about the phone hacking scandal that ensnared some of Britain's biggest media figures and politicians, studio Sony Pictures Entertainment said on Wednesday. "Hack Attack" is based...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts
    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • TV ratings: Fox News wins, CNN surges to No. 2 in cable news in August

    Major news stories -- including the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri by a white police officer, and escalating tensions in the Middle East -- helped boost ratings for cable news channels during August. Fox News was...
  • A&E to take a stake in Vice Media at $2.5 billion valuation

    (Reuters) - A&E Networks is close to taking a 10 percent stake in Vice Media that would value the company at $2.5 billion, a Vice Media spokesman confirmed on Friday. A&E, which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co and media group Hearst Corp, is investing...
  • Warner Bros. Offers Buyouts to Employees, Layoffs Possible

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. is offering buyouts to an unspecified number of employees across all divisions in an effort to cut costs. The studio's new corporate communications chief Dee Dee Myers, whose first day on the job was Tuesday,...
  • George Clooney to Direct Movie About U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

    George Clooney has come on to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, delving into the hot-button topic of celebrity privacy scandals. The pic will be an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding...
  • George Clooney to direct 'Hack Attack,' about British media scandal

    George Clooney is answering the call to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' book about the British phone-hacking scandal that erupted around Rupert Murdoch's news empire. Davies investigated Murdoch's News...
  • Jobs to be cut 'across the studio,' Warner Bros. CEO tells staff

    Jobs to be cut 'across the studio,' Warner Bros. CEO tells staff
    Warner Bros. Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara told employees on Thursday that there will be job cuts "across the studio," but did not say how many positions would be eliminated or when. In a note to staff, Tsujihara said the company is "in a position...
  • 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...
  • Ejecución de periodista EEUU revela cambios en el negocio de cobertura de conflictos

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Un escalofriante video que muestra la ejecución del periodista James Foley a manos de islamistas constituye la segunda vez en que un reportero estadounidense es decapitado por sus captores en el extranjero, luego del asesinato del...