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  • Media General to merge with Young Broadcasting

    Media General to merge with Young Broadcasting
    Shares of Media General Inc. jumped as much as 29% Thursday morning after the company announced it will merge with privately held Young Broadcasting in an all-stock deal.  The combined company will own or operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets,...
  • BabyFirst, with premium YouTube channel and new investor, expands

    BabyFirst, with premium YouTube channel and new investor, expands
    For a locally based business, babies and moms come first -- on TV and online. BabyFirst, a TV channel dedicated to mothers and children, has recently become a $1.99 a month premium channel on YouTube, and the Century City-based company intends to get...
  • DreamWorks Animation goes Down Under for animated musical

    DreamWorks Animation is turning to the Australian outback for inspiration for its first full-on animated musical. The Glendale-based studio said it had tapped award-winning composer, actor and writer Tim Minchin to help create a musical project called...
  • Dish Eyeing Bid for T-Mobile, After Failed Sprint Offer: Report

    Dish Network is considering launching a takeover bid for T-Mobile in 2014, as the satcaster looks to put its considerable wireless spectrum holdings into action, Reuters reported, citing anonymous sources. The move would come after Dish lost out in its...
  • Warren Buffett pontificates on JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, newspapers

    Warren Buffett pontificates on JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, newspapers
    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett had opinions to spare Friday, when he dished on JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo’s home lending prowess, the future of the euro and newspapers, Facebook and more. “I’ve had enough mistakes of...
  • La Cañada resident gets married

    David and Carolyn Styler of La Cañada Flintridge announce the wedding of their daughter Lauren Virginia Styler to Rolando Francisco Vargas. Vargas is the son of Edgar and Maria Vargas of Costa Rica. Styler is a 2006 graduate of La Cañada High School and...
  • Buffett and Berkshire bet on print, buy 63 Media General papers

    Buffett and Berkshire bet on print, buy 63 Media General papers
    Former paperboy and current Omaha, Neb., billionaire Warren Buffett is throwing the weight of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. behind the newspaper industry, buying the majority of Media General Inc.’s papers months after picking up his hometown publication....
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...
  • $420,600 and counting for 'power lunch' with Warren Buffett

    $420,600 and counting for 'power lunch' with Warren Buffett
    Want a “power lunch” with billionaire financier Warren Buffett? Get ready to shell out at least $420,600 for the privilege. So far, that’s the top bid in an annual charity auction to dine with seven friends and Buffett at Smith &...
  • Warren Buffett invests in parties, buys Oriental Trading Co.

    Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning. Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Google introduces One Pass subscription service for digital newspaper and magazine publishers

     
    Google introduced One Pass, a subscription system for digital publishers that allows companies to charge for their content in various ways and across multiple Websites, mobile apps smart phones and tablets on Wednesday. The service, which Google touted...