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  • 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...
  • HarperCollins CEO Paints Positive Picture for Publishing

    Despite perceptions that the publishing business is troubled, or even facing the same tumult of the music business, the CEO of HarperCollins said that the growth in digital book sales were improving margins and even royalty rates for authors, and even...
  • NBCUniversal Buys Stake in AllThingsD, Which Is Set to Get New Name: Report

    Comcast's NBCUniversal has reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in tech-news website AllThingsD, which will be redubbed "Revere Digital" following its split this month from News Corp., Bloomberg reported. NBCU declined to comment. In an...
  • Rupert Murdoch's Sky Deutschland Keeps Hold of European Soccer Rights

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's German pay TV operator, Sky Deutschland, has extended its deal to broadcast matches from the UEFA Champions League, which comprises the top soccer teams in Europe, until 2018. Sky Deutschland, which has more than 3.5 million...
  • News Corp Names Jim Kennedy Chief Communications Officer

    News Corp, the newspaper company that is part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has named Jim Kennedy as its chief communications officer, the company said Wednesday. Kennedy has overseen media relations for Sony Corporation of America at Sony's New York...
  • Yahoo Needs a Media Boss Before It's Too Late

    Imagine an NFL team without a head coach -- and the front office calling all the plays on the field. That's the current game plan at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, lacking lieutenants to develop the company's media strategy, has been personally wooing big-...
  • Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of Demand Media

    Take note, Twitter: Not every tech company has a happy ending after a ballyhooed IPO. Just look at Demand Media, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based firm some thought would revolutionize content production. Not long after the company went public in January...
  • Chernin Group Takes Majority Stake in Anime Website Crunchyroll

    The Chernin Group, the media company headed by former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin, announced Monday it has acquired a majority stake in anime video-streaming site Crunchyroll -- which TCG will use as an anchor to expand into different genres. Financial...
  • Ray Schonbak, VP-General Manager of Fox Affil KSWB San Diego, Dies at 70

    Ray Schonbak, a broadcast television professional who most recently served as VP-general manager of KSWB TV, the Tribune-owned Fox affiliate in San Diego, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. He was 70. Schonbak joined KSWB...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Murdoch announce divorce settlement

    NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, have reached a settlement in their pending divorce -- and sealed it with a kiss. At a hearing Wednesday morning in New York state court in Manhattan, the couple told a judge they...
  • Simon Andreae Emerges as Top Contender for Fox Reality Job (EXCLUSIVE)

    Simon Andreae, Discovery Channel's former senior VP of production and development on the West Coast, has emerged as a top contender to fill the vacancy in Fox's alternative programming department. Andreae recently set up Brit shingle Scarlet Media,...