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  • Digital Tracking: 'Mockingjay' to Fly Away with Records at Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends -...
  • Women worldwide seek help from St. Louis doc to remove pelvic implants

    ST. LOUIS A glass box engraved with "Another girl saved by the sling slayer" sits outside the surgeon's office. A patient was so grateful after Dr. Dionysios Veronikis removed her painful pelvic mesh, she gave the box to him along with purple wooden...
  • Obama and the FCC: Bully pulpit, bad policy

    Like Theodore Roosevelt, Barack Obama knows that the presidency makes an effective bully pulpit even when you have historically low approval ratings. He showed that earlier this month when in an unusually deep wade into the decision-making process at the...
  • Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days

    Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days
    Like Barry Allen of CW's "The Flash," the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on accurate measurements of audiences, is racing to catch up. While the majority of viewers watch the old-fashioned...
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work

    TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work
    Your TV is inside your mind. It knows what you watch. More than that, it knows how you watch. When you pause a program, your TV is taking notes. When you rewind or fast-forward, the machine jots that down too. But here's maybe the scariest part of...
  • Globo CEO and President Honored with Emmy Directorate Award

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When Roberto Irineu Marinho, now 65, succeeded his father, Roberto Marinho, as CEO and president of Brazil's Globo Group in 2003, he promised to continue his legacy. But Irineu Marinho, the recipient of the 2014 Intl. Emmy...
  • Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations

    Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations
    All three of Bill Cosby's live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. Cosby will perform Friday in...
  • Mexico's president, under pressure over mansion, discloses $3 million in assets

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Facing conflict of interest accusations over the Mexican first lady's mansion, President Enrique Pena Nieto disclosed late on Wednesday he owned nine separate real estate properties among his total personal assets worth at least...
  • Los Angeles Times and EPIX Create Original Five-Part TV Series "Hollywood Sessions" to Premiere December 8th at 8pm ET/PT

       Award Season Contenders Including Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz and Shailene Woodley in Conversation with Times...
  • CBS News President Rhodes to assume leadership of division

    (Reuters) - CBS News said on Thursday that its chairman, Jeff Fager, was stepping down to focus solely on "60 Minutes" as executive producer and that President David Rhodes would assume leadership of the news division effective Jan. 1. Fager is also...