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  • Feminists cheer as The Sun drops topless models; Murdoch tabloid quiet on reason for change

    Feminists are rejoicing at the disappearance of bare breasts from the British tabloid The Sun — though the newspaper is not saying whether the decision to ditch its "Page 3 girls" is permanent. The Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid has featured...
  • The Sun may have set on Britain's topless Page 3 models

    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...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • How terrorist hackers are ruffling the U.S. military

    Pentagon officials have started calling retired generals to let them know that their home addresses, private emails and other personal information appeared in a document that was publicized globally by a group claiming to support the Islamic State....
  • Why you should be following J.K. Rowling on Twitter

    J.K. Rowling is famously media shy, but on Twitter, she's forthcoming, witty and opinionated. Take her recent contretemps with Rupert Murdoch, which showed the "Harry Potter" author's sly humor and public fearlessness. Rowling got into it with the...
  • 'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh

    'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh
    "If TV has taught me anything, it's that miracles always happen to poor kids at Christmas," the now-familiar spiky-haired boy said on Dec. 17, 1989. "It happened to Tiny Tim. It happened to Charlie Brown. It happened to the Smurfs. And it's going to...
  • DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down

    DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down
    DreamWorks Animation announced that its chief creative officer Bill Damaschke will step down from his position as veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria transition into co-presidents of feature animation, according to the Los Angeles Times. ...
  • Italian Producers Up In Arms Over New Regs For Prop Firearms On Movie Sets

    ROME - Italian producers are up in arms over the introduction of allegedly inapplicable new rules regulating the use of prop firearms on movie sets. These new norms are causing local film and TV productions to grind to a halt and could reportedly pose a...
  • 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...
  • Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform

    Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform
    Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday....
  • James Murdoch not ready to ditch cable TV for Internet just yet

    James Murdoch not ready to ditch cable TV for Internet just yet
    While 21st Century Fox Inc.'s co-chief operating officer, James Murdoch, is enthusiastic about the dynamic future of television, he’s not ready to give up on the established profit machines in the business. Appearing Tuesday morning at the 42nd...