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  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • Television Academy President Lucy Hood Dies at 56

    Lucy Hood, president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy who was respected for her keen understanding of digital media, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, a former Fox and News Corp. exec, took the reins of the TV...
  • Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.

    Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover. The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
  • Murdoch Talks About His Sons, Stacey Snider and Meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

    Rupert Murdoch sees his sons working together "as a team" to help lead 21st Century Fox and News Corp., and he also sees daughter Elisabeth coming back into a broader corporate role down the road. And he would like to hire DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider for...
  • Ryan Seacrest in Talks at Fox, NBCU; Will He Stay at 'Idol' and 'Today'? (EXCLUSIVE)

    While all eyes are on the succession over at "Late Show with David Letterman," another high-profile TV perch could also be on the verge of vacancy. Ryan Seacrest is currently in talks about his future at both Fox Broadcasting, where his two-year deal...
  • CBS Outdoor shares climb 5% in first trading day

    Old media is still alive and kicking. On its inaugural day of trading, CBS Outdoor Americas -- a billboard business, one of the oldest advertising mediums around -- shot up 5.4% over its initial price to close at $29.50 a share. CBS Corp. offered 20...
  • David Hill Takes Helm of Nat Geo Channels, Courteney Monroe Upped to CEO

    News Corp. vet David Hill is in and David Lyle is out at National Geographic Channels U.S. Hill will serve as chairman of the channels group. Nat Geo TV marketing exec Courteney Monroe (pictured) has also been upped to CEO of National Geographic Channels...
  • Guggenheim Digital CEO Ross Levinsohn: All Tech, No Action

    A year ago, financial services giant Guggenheim Partners trumpeted an ambitious new strategy, with visions of creating a powerhouse in the digital media and entertainment space. The firm, which claims to have more than $190 billion in assets under its...
  • Showbiz Site Uproxx Acquired by Guy-Focused Digital Media Firm Woven

    Digital media firm Woven Digital announced the acquisition of acquired dude-skewing entertainment website Uproxx as well as the hiring of Myspace co-founder Colin Digiaro in the newly created role of president. Terms of the acquisition were not...
  • The Smart Thing About Dumb Mobile Video News

    I'm not sure whether to be depressed or impressed by new NBCUniversal video initiatives #30SecondstoKnow and "15 Seconds to Truth." Perhaps the former hashtag has shown up in your Twitter feed since its introduction in February. Xerox Corp. sure hopes it...