| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Fox News has signed Shepard Smith to a new long-term contract and is creating a breaking news division for the anchor to oversee.
Smith, who currently anchors a 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. newscast, will give up his early evening duties. However, Fox News...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before eating a ton so I can fast tomorrow. Yeah, right.
The Skinny: Twitter hasn't called me yet about my options for its IPO. I'll settle for $10 for every follower. I don't have too much to atone for this weekend which says more...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Cumulus Media Inc. is investing in digital media through a new deal with online music-streaming service Rdio that gives the radio giant what it calls a "significant equity stake" in Rdio's parent company, Pulser Media.
Rdio will also launch a free...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music."
That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:56 AM
LAS VEGAS -- To get a sense of how much music -- and how much corporate appeasement -- was crammed into the first night of this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival, consider this: Robin Thicke, whose "Blurred Lines" recently topped the Hot 100 for 12...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Burbank officials on Wednesday treated news that “The Tonight Show” was leaving for a new host in a new city like a painful break-up.
And as with most epic break-ups, the rumor mill had been whirling for weeks. On Wednesday, NBC ended...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:06 PM
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Clear Channel's Internet-radio division, iHeartRadio, has signed on for 20,000 square feet in The Burbank Studios on a 10-year lease reportedly worth between $5 million and $7 million, according...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:26 PM
A New Jersey-based atheist organization is castigating the work of Pope Francis and others who respond to natural disasters with prayer, Bibles and rosaries.
American Atheists announced Monday that it was unveiling digital billboards in the central part...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
A lucrative media services contract that became embroiled in conflict-of-interest allegations was approved Monday for Los Angeles International Airport.
The Board of Airport Commissioners awarded the contract to a joint venture involving JCDecaux...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if NBC's ratings are alive with the sound of music.
The Skinny: Survived three holiday parties this week. Now I just want to hide all weekend. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview and a hilarious story about...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Area billboard companies are speaking out against a proposed tax introduced this week by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
In a hearing before the City Council's taxation committee Thursday, the global billboard firm Clear Channel Outdoor offered to give...