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  • Big Media Hopes To Kill The Ad-Zapping DVR With Video On Demand

    When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
  • Conglomerates Narrow Their Vision and Put Bold Moves on Back Burner

    Consider these recent key actions: Universal abruptly refocuses Focus Films in hopes of maximizing profits. Time Warner plans to spin off its magazines to a new publicly traded entity in which the editorial side of the magazines is placed under control of...
  • CNN's Jeff Zucker Fires Back at Fox News' Roger Ailes

    CNN chief Jeff Zucker fired back at Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes on Friday, saying his understanding is that an upcoming Ailes biography "confirms what we've known along, which is the Republican Party is being run out of News Corp. headquarters,...
  • Fox stock may no longer trade in Murdoch's native Australia

    Nearly a decade after Rupert Murdoch moved his company's corporate headquarters to New York from his native Australia, his television and film company is moving to withdraw almost completely from Australia. 21st Century Fox announced late Wednesday that...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Among TV Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

    The Television Academy's 23rd Hall of Fame class includes actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, writer-producer David E. Kelley, late night host Jay Leno, media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and iconic ABC Network executive Brandon Stoddard. Additionally, sound pioneer...
  • William Morris Endeavor, Silver Lake near deal for IMG Worldwide

    Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor along with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners are finalizing a deal to acquire IMG Worldwide Inc., the sports and media entity that represents the likes of NFL star Peyton Manning and pop singer Taylor...
  • William Morris is said to be near deal to buy IMG Worldwide

    Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor and one of its key investors are nearing a deal to acquire sports and media agency IMG Worldwide Inc. for more than $2 billion, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The deal, expected to...
  • Montgomery Conference Relaunching in Mold of Davos, TED Talks

    The banker who advised MySpace in its sale in News Corp., James Montgomery, is giving a makeover to his annual Los Angeles-based tech conference, now dubbed "Oasis: The Montgomery Summit." Montgomery said in a statement that the decade-old conference...
  • William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy

    The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot. Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...
  • News Corp. Buys Social-Video Startup Storyful for $25 Mil

    News Corp. has acquired Storyful, a "social news agency," for $25 million -- its first acquisition since splitting from 21st Century Fox. News Corp. said it will expand Storyful's video products and services for newsrooms, ad agencies and brands and also...
  • Vimeo's Greg Clayman: Big Media Net Vet Joins Up With the Little Guy

    Greg Clayman has spent the past decade trying to build digital on-ramps for traditional media companies including News Corp. and Viacom, with varying degrees of success. Now he's gone native: Clayman joined Vimeo, the IAC-owned Internet video site...