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  • Al Jazeera says Egypt has extended detention of 3 of its journalists

    CAIRO -- Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera said Thursday that three of its journalists, detained by Egyptian authorities on Dec. 29, had been remanded to an additional 15 days in custody. The three, two of whom hold foreign passports, have been accused...
  • Ovation Names Scott Woodward Senior VP, Programming, Production

    Former TV Guide Network and E! programming exec Scott Woodward has been appointed senior vice president of programming and production at Ovation, the company announced. In his new role, Woodward will oversee programming across all platforms for the...
  • Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background

    Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background
    DOHA, Qatar — As the hot sun cut through the morning haze of the seemingly perpetual summer of this Persian Gulf city, commanders of Syria's Western-backed opposition forces convened for a series of high-level meetings. The participants, leaders...
  • Time Warner Cable Stock Jumps on Reports Charter Seeking Financing for Takeover Bid

    Time Warner Cable shares rose more than 8% Friday after reports that Charter Communications -- in association with John Malone's Liberty Media -- is seeking financing to acquire the bigger operator. Charter has met with Bank of America, Barclays and...
  • Even TV News Stalwarts Like '60 Minutes' Aren't Immune to Missteps

    These should be banner times for the TV news organizations -- Obamacare crises are good for ratings -- but the newsies seem too caught up in internal melodramas and scheduling shuffles to notice. Even that paragon of stability in the news business, "60...
  • Time Warner Cable Launches Showtime's Internet Video Service

    Here's one silver lining for Time Warner Cable customers out of its bruising fight with CBS: The MSO, under the deal it eventually reached with the Eye, has launched Showtime Networks' authentication service to let subscribers access the premium cabler'...
  • Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout

    Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout
    CAIRO -- In a lopsided margin reminiscent of elections held during ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak’s decades of rule, unofficial results on Thursday indicated that Egypt’s new constitution was approved by nearly 98% of voters. The military-...
  • Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view

    Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view
    SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view. Some...
  • Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes

    Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes
    Swiss forensics examiners found sufficient traces of the deadly radioactive isotope polonium-210 in the exhumed remains of Yasser Arafat to conclude with relative certainty that the late Palestinian leader died of poisoning in 2004,  Al Jazeera channel...
  • Al Jazeera America to add new staff and shows

    Al Jazeera America to add new staff and shows
    News channel Al Jazeera America said it is adding new staff, programming and additional bureaus just two months after the network made its debut. "More people and more bureaus plus our new programming will help us keep the promise we made to our viewers...
  • Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week

    Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week
    Time Warner Cable will start carrying the news channel Al Jazeera America this week. According to the cable operator's website, Al Jazeera America will launch as early as this Friday on many Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including...
  • Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act

    Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act
    Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...