| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
MPAA CEO Chris Dodd's compensation package was just over $3.3 million in 2012, an increase from a year earlier according to disclosures in tax filings made public on Tuesday.
Dodd, in his second year leading the industry trade organization, received just...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:10 PM
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Wednesday that it would offer more than 55,500 customers the chance to extend their healthcare plans for another year, even though the policies don't comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Two years after the creation of SAG-AFTRA, national executive director David White has reorganized the top staff of the performers union.
White made the disclosure at Saturday's meeting of the SAG-AFTRA national board, with chief administrative officer...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Time Warner Cable might have its own cord cut.
Two big cable operators — Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications — are interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator, which boasts more than 1 million...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Qualcomm Inc., a San Diego maker of chips for mobile phones, promoted Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf to chief executive after he was reported to be a candidate for the top job at Microsoft Corp.
Mollenkopf, 44, will become CEO on March 4,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said pay-TV distributors need to step up their game when it comes to video-on-demand.
Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York on Tuesday, Bewkes praised the potential video-on-...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires.
Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has spent the last several years dismantling one.
Gone is AOL, the online platform that acquired Time Warner in 2000 in a...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:52 PM
WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn on Sept. 9 listed his five-bedroom, Lincoln Park neighborhood mansion for $2.88 million.
Conn, 49, co-hosts the 2-to-6 p.m. shift weekdays with Richard Roeper.
In 2006, Conn bought the four-story, 5,500-square-foot...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:34 PM
WLS-Ch. 7 principal meteorologist Jerry Taft has sold his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot house in a Lemont gated community for $627,000.
The veteran weather forecaster, who has been with Channel 7 since 1984, has been living in a house "just a couple...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:42 AM
It has taken Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes almost six years, but he has finally assembled his own team atop the key units of Time Warner.
At HBO, Bewkes protege Richard Plepler, 54, was the obvious choice to succeed Bill Nelson, who...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The event: The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power 100” Women in Entertainment Breakfast, honoring Oprah Winfrey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, presented to her by former California First Lady Maria Shriver.
The program: TV host...