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  • 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...
  • Who cares if cops get in on the Bieber or Rihanna celeb buzz? You should

    Sure, from the paparazzi you’d expect this. But from the cops? A Los Angeles judge just agreed that the LAPD could fire a police officer who admitted that she had photographed an evidence photo of pop singer Rihanna’s messed-up face, right...
  • Sam & Shanit Schwartz: Patrons of the Arts

    Sam Schwartz, co-founder of the powerhouse film and TV composer agency Gorfaine/Schwartz, has been collecting art for 15 years. But judging by the veritable museum he and his wife Shanit call home, you'd think it was more like a lifetime. Discreetly...
  • Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage

    Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage
    Rush Limbaugh is right on this one. The reporting on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, has turned into a spectacle — not the good kind. It's all "such a show," Limbaugh told his listeners Monday. "We've got anchors and...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Death Raises Red Flag for Hollywood

    Not since the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors during the making of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" 32 years ago has the world's production community been so shaken and outraged by an on-set fatality as the one two weeks ago that claimed...
  • Bill Maher Issues Defense of Jay Leno at Hall of Fame Induction

    Amid a night filled with the expected tributes, Bill Maher closed by issuing a full-throated defense of Jay Leno -- citing his victimization by the media -- as the Television Academy inducted six new Hall of Fame members in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night....
  • Henson Co. Busy With Wide-Ranging Slate of Film, TV and Theater Projects

    The Jim Henson Co. sits in the old Charlie Chaplin lot on La Brea Avenue in Hollywood, with a giant Kermit the Frog perched at its entrance, even though the Muppets were sold to Disney in 2004. The corporation, run by the late Henson's grown children,...
  • Does Rupert Murdoch Merit a Spot in the TV Hall of Fame?

    Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
  • Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years

    Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years
    Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession. Their pet project — the Academy of...
  • Mediaset Reportedly In Talks With Telefonica To Jointly Buy Stake In Spain's Canal Plus

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is reportedly in advanced talks to raise its stake in Spanish paybox Canal Plus by making a joint bid with Spanish telecom Telefonica for the 56 percent Canal Plus portion held by principal shareholder Prisa TV. The...
  • Sky Deutschland to Co-produce Bobby Moresco's '100 Code' with Red Arrow

    LONDON -- German satcaster Sky Deutschland has inked a deal with Red Arrow Intl. to board Bobby Moresco's crime series "100 Code" as a co-producer, marking Sky Deutschland's first co-production. The pact will provide Sky Deutschland with exclusive pay...
  • The Nakamoto affair and Newsweek's 'high editorial standards'

    The Nakamoto affair and Newsweek's 'high editorial standards'
    With the questions and controversy about Newsweek's purported scoop about the real identity of bitcoin's inventor still unresolved, we're not in a position to conclude whether the magazine got it right or not. But a couple of points it has raised in its...