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  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns

    Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns
    The dating app start-up Tinder has resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit lodged by one of its early employees without admitting wrongdoing, and one of the executives targeted by the lawsuit has left the company. Whitney Wolfe, who describes herself as...
  • Joan Rivers' funeral has a star-studded turnout

    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded sendoff that brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. A men's choir singing...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether...
  • Tina Brown Lists Beachfront Manse in Hamptons

    Last fall Tina Brown resigned her stormy post as editor-in-chief at still-not-profitable the Daily Beast, which she co-founded in 2008 with Barry Diller, in order to launch an eponymous media company, write a memoir and -- as it turns out -- shake up...
  • Demand Media Hires Sean Moriarty, Ex-CEO of Ticketmaster, as Chief Exec

    Internet media, advertising and e-commerce company Demand Media named Sean Moriarty, former chief exec of Ticketmaster, as CEO and member of its board. Moriarty most recently was CEO of Saatchi Art, an online art-gallery marketplace operated by Saatchi...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...
  • Copyright Office Rejects Aereo's Effort to Qualify as a Cable Company

    The U.S. Copyright Office has denied Aereo's effort to obtain a statutory license to stream local broadcast station signals. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of broadcasters last month, Aereo set out on a new legal strategy. The majority of the...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • 'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.

    'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.
    After the coffee. Before wishing Ringo Starr happy birthday. The Skinny: I hope everyone had a good break. I used the past few days to watch a bunch of pilots in preparation for the TV press tour that kicks off this week. Now I need another vacation....