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  • Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts

    Turner Broadcasting has launched a significant round of cost-cutting, with plans to eliminate several hundred workers. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after a nearly three-month review of the business initiated by John Martin, who earlier this year...
  • WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'

    WikiLeaks founder Assange hopes to leave London embassy 'soon'
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years inside Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden, said Monday he planned to leave the building "soon," but his spokesman said that could only happen if Britain let him. Britain...
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the company revealed Monday...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • Disney stock tops $90 a share, a new high

    Walt Disney Co. stock is trading at all-time highs. Shares of the Burbank entertainment giant closed Tuesday up 12 cents to $90.09 a share. It was the first time in more than 15 years that the stock ended a trading day above $90 a share. Back in the...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 10 - 16, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove In this new episode, Olivia (Andie...
  • Chase Carey Commits to Staying at Fox If Time Warner Deal Happens: Source

    Rupert Murdoch has strengthened his hand in his quest to acquire Time Warner. 21st Century Fox president-chief operating officer Chase Carey is said to have pledged to make a long-term commitment to stay in his top management role should the deal come...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
    Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...