| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:19 PM
A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.
Philip Perea, 41, shot himself in the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image.
A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else.
For more than four decades, these...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:14 AM
I was the first Los Angeles Times reporter to interview Sam Zell after he bought the newspaper's parent company, Tribune, in 2007. During our interview at the executive jet terminal at LAX, he was blunt, crude and profane. He started the meeting with an...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Converting WGN America from a sleepy superstation stocked with Chicago Cubs games, Chicago newscasts and reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show" to a full-fledged national cable network with original programming has been a high priority for Tribune Media since...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Tribune Publishing has named veteran media sales executive Michael Rooney to the newly created position of chief revenue officer, the company announced Monday.
Rooney, who most recently served as chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal, will...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Time inc. is ready to go long on longform video. The publishing giant has cut a deal with former Fox Television Studios chief Emiliano Calemzuk to develop a range of programming for online audiences derived from Time Inc.'s vast editorial resources....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Strong advertising sales and a record-breaking film slate lifted revenues and profits at 21st Century Fox, helping the media and entertainment giant beat Wall Street's projections for its latest quarterly earnings results.
The media and entertainment...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
News Corp. reported a 4% increase in its revenue for the most recent quarter, with a boost from its book publishing and digital real estate and education segments.
But advertising revenue for its newspapers continued to fall in its fiscal first quarter...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Rupert Murdoch had his modern media empire family on display for shareholders.
The 83-year-old media mogul on Wednesday presided over 21st Century Fox’s annual shareholders meeting, in which he was overwhelmingly reelected as chairman of the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Hulu, at long last, is ready to play with the big boys.
The streaming service announced on Monday that it has given a direct-to-series order to a series from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King. The nine-part series, "11/22/63," is about an English teacher who...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The Los Angeles start-up economy seems destined to live in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered some fresh optimism to Los Angeles entrepreneurs and investors. The region's technology industry is...