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  • As Midterms Approach, Showbiz Figures Try to Focus Voters on Gun Laws

    While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence. The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role as 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Wall Street talks, companies respond -- by axing thousands of jobs

    Today's Times business page has a grim cast to it, related to reports of thousands of layoffs provoked not by a bad business climate but by Wall Street investors dissatisfied with their income.  If you're looking for a mockery of the image of wealthy...
  • BSkyB Partners with Whistle Sports in Push to Capture Young Audiences

    LONDON -- European pay TV operator BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has a 39% stake, has invested $7 million in Whistle Sports, one of the world's largest sport-focused cross-platform networks. The two companies will work together to...
  • HBO to Lay Off Over 150 Employees This Week (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoff fever is spreading at Time Warner. Weeks after the conglom went public with job cuts at its Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting divisions, the HBO unit is expected to trim its own staff as well, according to sources. Approximately 7% of its 2,400...
  • Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150

    Time Warner layoffs continue; HBO to cut 150
    Premium channel HBO this week plans to lay off approximately 150 people, which is nearly 7% of the Time Warner Inc. unit's workforce. The cuts are part of a Time Warner initiative to reduce its headcount companywide in order to bolster its bottom line...
  • Toby Byrne Named Ad-Sales Chief For Entire Fox Networks Group

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox company is assigning a single executive to oversee all of the ad sales related to its broad array of television properties, the latest signal that marketers want fewer barriers between broadcast and cable advertising...
  • Fox elevates Toby Byrne to lead TV advertising sales

    Fox Networks is consolidating advertising sales for its broadcast network and cable entertainment channels into a single group.  Toby Byrne, who has been in charge of ad sales for the Fox broadcast network and Fox Sports since 2010, will lead the new...
  • Greg Coote Scholarship Launched

    HONG KONG -- Trade organizations, Screen Queensland and Australians in Film have set up an industry scholarship in memory of leading producer and distribution executive Greg Coote, who died earlier this year. The Greg Coote Scholarship will offer a...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • HBO shows us freedom from cable may not be so free

    HBO shows us freedom from cable may not be so free
    Remember that "Seinfeld" in which Elaine tries to drive one boutique out of business by spending tons of money at a similar shop nearby, only to discover they're both owned by the same person who irked her to begin with? Everyone who's excited about HBO...