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  • 'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.

    'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.
     After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing. The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
  • With new leadership, online video site Hulu changes TV strategy

    The online video site Hulu once had ambitions of ushering in the future of television by shaking up the status quo. But under its new management, the site will throw off its old mantle of TV disrupter as it seeks to work in partnership with cable and...
  • James Murdoch Re-Appointed to BSkyB Board

    LONDON -- Shareholders of U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB have voted to reappoint James Murdoch as a board director at the company's annual general meeting today in Edinburgh, Scotland. James Murdoch is 21st Century Fox's deputy chief operating officer, as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...