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  • Sumner Redstone Gives $20 Million to Motion Picture and Television Fund

    The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture and Television Fund campaign, bringing total contributions to just over $300 million of the $350 million goal. Redstone is the exec chairman of CBS and Viacom....
  • Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore

    Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore
    Online television service Aereo Inc. plans to expand to the Baltimore area starting Dec. 16, offering monthly subscriptions starting at $8 for viewing or recording live television on smart phones, tablets and laptops, the Long Island City-based company...
  • Cablevision: Aereo Is Illegal, But Broadcasters Are Wrong in Their Attack on Startup

    Cablevision Systems, aiming to protect the legality of its network DVR, released a white paper stating that while TV-streaming service Aereo is violating the law the arguments broadcasters have made in attacking the startup threaten to "cripple" cloud-...
  • Aereo will not fight broadcasters' effort to get Supreme Court ruling

    Aereo, the digital company that transmits local television signals to consumers via the Internet, said it will not oppose the efforts of broadcasters to have the Supreme Court hear their legal arguments against the start-up service. "We want this...
  • Has Justine Sacco Been Fired Yet? Barry Diller's IAC Isn't Saying

    IAC, the Internet media company run by Barry Diller, removed the name and contact info for communications director Justine Sacco after her racially charged tweet about AIDS and Africa spawned a massive wave of outrage on Twitter. But the company has not...
  • IAC Fires PR Chief Justine Sacco After Firestorm over AIDS Tweet

    IAC said it has parted ways with Justine Sacco, who had been its senior director of corporate communications, after she posted a racial message Friday on Twitter joking about AIDS in Africa. On Friday, a tweet posted to Sacco's account from London said,...
  • 'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.

    'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.
    After the coffee. Before deciding on a Chinese restaurant for Christmas. The Skinny: Another disappointing Sunday spent watching the Redskins blow a game. Fortunately, I've been reading the Johnny Carson biography by his former lawyer Henry Bushkin,...
  • Broadcasters Blast 'Nonsensical' Aereo Ruling in Supreme Court Response

    TV broadcasters reiterated their position against Aereo in a brief filed Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court, labeling a lower-court decision denying their request to shut down the Internet TV startup "nonsensical" and saying Aereo's legal arguments defied...
  • Disney Appoints Twitter's Jack Dorsey to Board

    The Walt Disney Co. elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, as an independent director to its board effective immediately. Disney chairman and CEO Robert Iger called the 37-year-old Dorsey "a talented entrepreneur who has helped...
  • Advertisers stick with 'Duck Dynasty.' Sony has cloudy plans

    Advertisers stick with 'Duck Dynasty.' Sony has cloudy plans
    After the coffee. Before running for sheriff of Los Angeles County. The Skinny: I successfully renewed my driver's license, which required taking the written test again. I only got two wrong and one was about rules for smoking in a car and I quit...
  • U.S. Supreme Court to decide Aereo's fate

    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Aereo. The high court said on Friday that it will hear arguments from the major broadcast networks that Aereo, a start-up that allows people to stream local television stations, violates copyright law and...