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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Time Warner vs. Netflix Analysis: Never Bring a Knife to a Gunfight

    Time Warner reminded Wall Street Wednesday that while new media has flash, old media packs heat. The talk among investors and Hollywood cognoscenti centered on Netflix after the streaming service announced it was taking on the feature film world with...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • Time Warner Chief Jeff Bewkes Promises to Double Earnings Growth

    Time Warner chairman-CEO Jeff Bewkes has opened the conglom's investor presentation with a bold promise to double earnings growth over the next several years. Bewkes opened the session Wednesday at Time Warner Center by stressing that the company has a...
  • Time Warner investor day: Five things to watch

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is poised to explain why bigger wouldn't have been better. Three months after refusing to entertain Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for his company, Bewkes is expected to outline his vision for...
  • Mipcom: James Murdoch Takes a Shot at Windows

    CANNES -- James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, took a shot at release windows during his keynote interview at TV market Mipcom on Monday. "We have these windows that are set up. They were set up in order to make more available...
  • 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...
  • Showbiz CEO Pay Breakdown: Sumner Redstone, Leslie Moonves Top the List

    Poor Rupert Murdoch. Before last week's disclosure of his new salary, he was making only a measly $28.9 million -- not even enough to crack the top 10. But now that he has split his empire, Murdoch is collecting two different salaries, like reigning...