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  • Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC

    Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age. But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
  • New York Times Adds Fuel to Fire Against Big Media Mergers

    Joining the chorus of critics railing against the tide of Big Media mergers, the New York Times published an editorial Tuesday opposing Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable, concluding that the $45 billion deal will "concentrate too much...
  • At peace in Ojai

    At peace in Ojai
    It was a fading Friday afternoon in the peaceful valley northwest of Los Angeles, and that meant Marion Leeman and friends were perched along the slow-moving downtown strip with their usual signs. "Working together for harmony and peace," one read....
  • High Noon Adapting Mobile Game Ruzzle for TV

    High Noon Entertainment announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Swedish mobile game developer MAG Interactive to adapt its Ruzzle mobile games for U.S. TV. High Noon plans to develop and expand the series into a format designed for broadcast and...
  • Vubiquity Buys U.K. VOD Operator FilmFlex

    LONDON -- California-based video services provider Vubiquity has acquired FilmFlex Movies, which was set up as a joint venture between Sony and Disney to provide VOD services to U.K. consumers. FilmFlex has licensing agreements with several U.S. studios,...
  • Actress Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Contributor

    Stacey Dash, the actress best known, perhaps, for her role in the 1995 Amy Heckerling-helmed film "Clueless," will join Fox News Channel as a cultural commentator, the 21st Century Fox-owned cable network said Wednesday. Dash is to offer cultural...
  • Chelsea Handler will end E! talk show in August after seven-year run

    Chelsea Handler will end E! talk show in August after seven-year run
    It's official: Chelsea Handler will leave her E! talk show in August. The cable network confirmed Wednesday that the tart-tongued host will end her seven-year run on "Chelsea Lately" with a finale on Aug. 26. E! will mark the occasion with a monthlong...
  • Kevin Reilly to step down as Fox entertainment chairman

    Kevin Reilly to step down as Fox entertainment chairman
    Kevin Reilly is stepping down as chairman of Fox Entertainment on Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter. The major shake-up comes after the Fox television network wrapped up a bruising season, with ratings for its regularly scheduled...
  • Teel Time: An easy divisional change to enhance ACC football, create VT-Clemson rivalry

    Teel Time: An easy divisional change to enhance ACC football, create VT-Clemson rivalry
    Radical realignment ideas abound for ACC football. Abolish divisions! Premier and Champions leagues! New ACC, Old ACC! Waffle House and IHOP! I detailed many of them last spring and offered my own extreme makeover. But history teaches that the ACC...
  • Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway

    Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway
    Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
  • De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago

    De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago
    Here's a final item out of the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, this one a Chicago crime story to be told by a highly regarded French director. Earlier this year Robert Pattinson of the "Twilight" franchise began talking about playing the lead...