| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The next 10 years should be the greatest time in the history of the entertainment business.
The global middle class is growing astronomically fast. It may not be growing in the U.S., but it is growing in the rest of the world: Research shows that when...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah.
On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:35 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to pick the Jets or Patriots.
The Skinny: I love the Saul Goodman character on "Breaking Bad," but anytime I hear the words "spinoff," "prequel" or "sequel," I get very nervous as visions of "Joey" start...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Just after news that she'll leave the Daily Beast, Tina Brown has announced that she will publish "Media Beast," a memoir "of her years at the top of the media world," as publisher Henry Holt describes in it a news release. Holt confirms that the book,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Tina Brown, the star editor-in-chief who five years ago launched the Daily Beast, is parting ways with investor IAC and launching a new media company.
Brown's new company, Tina Brown Live Media, will produce live events, panel discussions, summits and...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:35 PM
NEW YORK -- There's been a lot of grousing about New York Fashion Week this season -- the packed crowds, the packed schedule, the faraway venues. And on Sunday afternoon, Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The U.S. District Court for D.C. Circuit issued a preliminary injunction Thursday against FilmOn X, barring the company from redistributing TV broadcasters' signals over the Internet.
"This Court concludes that the Copyright Act forbids FilmOn X from...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:28 AM
After the coffee. Before Joe rethinks his vacation plans.
The Skinny: The boss is going on vacation next week and wisely giving me reign over the Fix. Or maybe not so wisely, given I stayed up too late watching "The Thick of It" on Hulu. Today's...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In a deal once believed unthinkable, the family-controlled Washington Post Co. has decided to sell its flagship broadsheet and other print publications to Amazon chief Jeffrey P. Bezos for $250 million.
The deal puts one of America's most storied...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Newsweek, the former weekly news magazine that now publishes online only, is being sold to digital news company IBT Media.
Terms of the deal, announced late Saturday, were not disclosed.
It's the latest shakeup over at Newsweek. In 2010, longtime...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is tired of talking about Aereo, the start-up service that transmits broadcast TV signals to subscribers via the Internet that the broadcast industry is trying to shut down.
In April, a panel of judges...