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  • Gail Berman forms production company with Fox Networks Group

    Gail Berman forms production company with Fox Networks Group
    Gail Berman, a veteran film and television industry executive, has formed a production partnership with the Fox Networks Group, a unit of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The deal is a homecoming of sorts for Berman. She was president of...
  • Former Cameron aide Andy Coulson to be retried in phone hacking case

    Former Cameron aide Andy Coulson to be retried in phone hacking case
    A former top aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, already convicted of conspiring to hack into private cellphones, will be retried on bribery charges, prosecutors said Monday. Andy Coulson will face a jury again to defend himself from...
  • Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers

    Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers
    Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s documentary “Citizen Koch” (which opened June 27 at Laemmle’s Playhouse) achieved a certain notoriety when its nominally independent backers at ITVS dropped support for the film. Although other reasons...
  • 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?...
  • Fate is Often the One to Blame for a Film's Success or Failure

    As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses? These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...
  • Fox upfront advertising sales tumble; CW down slightly

    Fox Broadcasting got roughed up during this year's upfront advertising sales period, which wrapped up this week. The network, owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox media company, struggled to maintain its advertising base for the upcoming TV...
  • 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...
  • London's National Theater Pulls a Beyonce with Topical Surprise Show

    In the immediate wake of a recent ruling that cleared former NewsCorp exec Rebekah Brooks of all hacking charges during her tenure at News of the World, the National Theater in London has announced a new satire of the tabloid biz -- and that it opens...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...