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  • Ray Dolby to be Honored at Golden Reel Awards

    The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will remember the late American inventor Ray Dolby with a special tribute during its 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony on Feb. 16 in Los Angeles. Dolby, who passed away in September, was the founder of Dolby...
  • 21st Century Fox Sees 2Q Profit Tumble On Film, Broadcast Performance

    Media conglomerate 21st Century Fox saw a noticeable decline in net income in its fiscal second quarter as its broadcast-television and filmed-entertainment units grew more slowly, owing to lower ratings at the company's Fox network and a dip in...
  • 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...
  • Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit

    Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog. Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...
  • Rupert Murdoch's European Payboxes Join Forces on 'Diabolik' TV Drama Series

    ROME - Rupert Murdoch's European pay-TV operations Sky Italia, Sky Deutschland and Blighty's BSkyB have teamed up to co-produce drama series "Diabolik," an adaptation of a popular Italian comic book about a master thief who takes on different identities...
  • 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 --...
  • Netflix deal shows need for speed. CNN ending Piers Morgan show.

    Netflix deal shows need for speed. CNN ending Piers Morgan show.
    After the coffee. Before applying for Piers Morgan's CNN gig. The Skinny: I'm almost through "House of Cards," and I think we may have to replace the phrase "jumped the shark" with "jumped the Meechum." If you don't get that joke, you will soon enough....
  • 21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%

    21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit dropped 12%, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and singing competitions on the Fox TV network have been hitting sour notes. Fox's once-formidable...
  • Stacey Snider's Potential Fox Job Clouds DreamWorks' Future

    Stacey Snider has made it abundantly clear that she wants to move on from DreamWorks, the company she has run with partner Steven Spielberg since 2006. About 18 months ago, she engaged in conversations with Comcast Corp. about returning to Universal...
  • Rebekah Brooks was 'shocked' to learn teen's phone hacked by tabloid

    Rebekah Brooks was 'shocked' to learn teen's phone hacked by tabloid
    LONDON – Former British tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks testified in court Tuesday that she was unaware phone hacking was illegal but was shocked to discover someone at her newspaper had tapped into the voicemails of a kidnapped teenager who was later...
  • Robert Greenwald turns his lens on drone warfare in 'Unmanned'

    Robert Greenwald turns his lens on drone warfare in 'Unmanned'
    In an old, whitewashed motel, where folklore has it studio executives once brought their secretaries for "lunch," Robert Greenwald, a mercurial man trailed by insults and death threats, leads a small band of filmmakers dedicated to unnerving political and...
  • 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....