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  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg
    While he negotiates the possible sale of his studio, Jeffrey Katzenberg isn't retreating from his role as Hollywood's chief fundraiser for Democratic Party. Katzenberg, chief executive of DreamWorks Animation, will co-host a fundraiser for Senate...
  • UPDATE: Elisabeth Murdoch to Exit Shine Group After Endemol-Core Merger Complete

    There will be one less Murdoch in the 21st Century Fox fold after the company completes its joint venture with Apollo Global Management to combine Shine Group with Apollo's Endemol and Core Media Group. Sources confirm that Murdoch will step down after...
  • Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million

    Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million
    Rupert Murdoch is moving into the online real estate business. Murdoch's News Corp. announced a deal Tuesday to buy Move Inc., operator of Realtor.com, the nation's third-largest real estate listings website, for $950 million. The purchase, expected...
  • 'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death

     'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death
    Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...
  • 21st Century Fox Nominates Prudential PLC Chief Tidjane Thiam for Board

    Prudential plc Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has been nominated to join 21st Century Fox's board of directors, the entertainment conglomerate said Monday. Investors will vote on his nomination at the company's annual stockholders meeting on November 12,...
  • 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 asĀ 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%...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • Will Elisabeth Murdoch Leave Fox After Shine-Endemol Combo is Complete?

    Elisabeth Murdoch's future within 21st Century Fox has come into question on the heels of the news that former BSkyB chief Sophie Turner Laing will lead the production powerhouse that Fox is assembling as a joint venture with Apollo Global Management....
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices

    Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices
    Google Inc hit back at News Corp on Thursday for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the Internet search company's commitment to fighting online crime. In Google's official blog,...
  • 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 picketedĀ 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...