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  • 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...
  • Jennifer Calonia: Five online shopping hacks for getting discounts on everything

    You're likely familiar with the satisfaction that comes with saving money on gifts, especially during the holiday shopping frenzy. However, a money-saving strategy that some have sadly evaded for far too long is online shopping. While many Americans...
  • Fox's Newman and Walden one of Hollywood's most lucrative partnerships

    Fox's Newman and Walden one of Hollywood's most lucrative partnerships
    Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this. Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
  • Dad crusades for safety after son electrocuted

    Dad crusades for safety after son electrocuted
    Chris Sloan refuses to let his son die for nothing. Something had to come from a 7-year-old's electrocution in the swimming pool behind his home. "You know what's the worst?" Sloan asked. "Having to answer the question, 'How are you doing?' I mean,...
  • FCC chief wants more money for high-speed Internet access at schools

    FCC chief wants more money for high-speed Internet access at schools
    The head of the Federal Communications Commission is seeking a major increase in funding to help boost Internet-access speeds at schools and libraries and expand their Wi-Fi networks. Noting that 63% of schools lack high-speed broadband connections, FCC...
  • 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...
  • David Rhodes To Take Over CBS News As Jeff Fager Steps Down

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jeff Fager will step down from leading CBS News and devote his full attention to the network's "60 Minutes" while CBS News president David Rhodes will take command of the unit, the network said Thursday. Starting on the...