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  • Rupert Murdoch defends cast selection for 'Exodus' movie

    Rupert Murdoch defends cast selection for 'Exodus' movie
    LOS ANGELES - 21st Century Fox CEO and media mogul Rupert Murdoch is defending the Anglo-led cast of the upcoming Biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Murdoch, whose 21st Century Fox owns 20th Century Fox, the studio producing "Exodus," took to...
  • In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters

    In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters
    The midterm, low-turnout, national elections of early November have given way to a season in which the political froth can't be contained in its own moonshine jug. We are two Sundays removed from a vote that will ultimately decide who will become...
  • Journalism's eternal search for the outside savior, and why it fails

    Journalism's eternal search for the outside savior, and why it fails
    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...
  • What's Hot and What's Not in Mipcom Markets

    Brazil TV production in Brazil has spiked thanks to a new law that requires pay TV networks to air 3½ hours of national content during primetime. Brazil's pay TV market is expected to grow 13.3% between 2013 and 2017, per the PwC Global Entertainment...
  • Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media

    Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media
    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management have finally completed a deal to create a global TV production unit. Under the pact, which was announced Friday, Fox's Shine Group will combine with Apollo-controlled Endemol and Core...
  • Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard

    Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard
    Hundreds of people protesting climate change picketed street corners Saturday along a 2-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. The spread-out rally was one of seven staged in cities across California as a preview of a demonstration...
  • Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition

     Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition
    Executives with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Starz met Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition of the premium cable movie service, a deal that could expand Murdoch's reach into homes across the country. Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht...
  • How Far Will Murdoch Go to Acquire Time Warner?

    At 83, Rupert Murdoch still carries the swagger of a corporate brawler. At Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley captains of industry conference in July, the media baron approached a throng of eager reporters, and swung and stretched his arms like an aging...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Murdoch's Empire-Building Plan is Clearly Family-Friendly

    Hollywood bestows a form of immortality on its marquee talent: Orson Welles' name will live as long as best-movie lists are assembled. And when sentient space visitors arrive, their first demand will likely be to meet Lucille Ball. For executives,...
  • WGA issues a 'call to arms' over proposed Fox-Time Warner deal

    WGA issues a 'call to arms' over proposed Fox-Time Warner deal
    The Writers Guild of America, West is stepping up its fight over Rupert Murdoch's proposed $80-billion offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. In an email letter to members Tuesday, the guild's leaders issued a "call to arms" in response to the offer from...