| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Earnings at Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, fell sharply in the first quarter as advertising revenue continued to slide and the company incurred a big tax bill.
The company reported net income of $58.4 million in the three months, a 41%...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur.
Bezos, hailed by...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to cast "The Expendables 3."
The Skinny: I keep forgetting to watch the new FX drama "The Bridge." It's sad that I'm getting so old I now have to put reminders in the BlackBerry to record TV shows and pay the rent....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Robin Thicke’s summer pop hit is called “Blurred Lines,” and journalism critics say that’s exactly what they see in a music video parody that uses dancing T.V. news starlets to take a shot at Bob Filner, the San Diego mayor accused...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday that it's looking to sell as it focuses on the media market closer to its Pennsylvania base.
Times-Shamrock Communications, based in Scranton, said it is marketing all five of its alternative weeklies...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Rupert Murdoch has closed on the Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel-Air five months after entering escrow. The News Corp. chairman paid $28.8 million for the 13-acre winery and mansion.
The property, which was listed earlier this year at $29.5 million,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers.
The media giant reported net income of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:43 PM
So, potheads didn’t start the Rim fire after all.
On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service revealed that a hunter let an illegal fire “escape,” sparking the blaze in and around Yosemite National Park that has burned more than 237,341...