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  • Several companies pull ads from '19 Kids and Counting' amid Duggar controversy

    Several companies pull ads from '19 Kids and Counting' amid Duggar controversy
    Walgreens on Wednesday became the latest company to pull its ads from TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" following controversy over one of its stars, Josh Duggar. TLC said last week that it was yanking repeats of the reality series from its schedule after...
  • Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

    Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
    They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by...
  • As CEO Pay Continues To Soar, Media Executives Dominate Ranks

    As CEO Pay Continues To Soar, Media Executives Dominate Ranks
    NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a...
  • CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame

    CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame
    How much money would it take to make you feel properly compensated for your work? I enjoy my job so much that, often, I feel like I'm getting away with something by getting paid for it. Still, I like being valued for what I do, and I can imagine I would...
  • Obama announces effort targeted at young men

    Obama announces effort targeted at young men
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday discussed the economic underpinnings of racial tension in places like Baltimore as he announced the creation of a nonprofit organization intended to provide opportunities for young men of color. "Some...
  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014
    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains one of the most generously compensated executives in corporate America. The head of CBS -- which boasts the nation's most-watched TV network -- received total compensation for 2014 valued at $57 million....
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke received a slightly more handsome compensation package in 2014 than his boss, Brian Roberts, who is the chairman and chief executive of Comcast Corp. Last year, Burke was awarded a compensation package valued...
  • Sony launches TV service Playstation Vue, starting at $49.99 a month

    Sony launches TV service Playstation Vue, starting at $49.99 a month
    Sony Playstation is checking out the Vue. Sony Computer Entertainment on Wednesday launched its cloud-based TV service, called Vue, featuring such popular networks as CBS, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, Fox, NBC, TBS and Discovery...
  • Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014

    Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014
    Discovery Communications Inc. Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation topped $156 million last year, the cable company said in a Friday regulatory filing.  The bulk of that eye-popping figure consisted of $144 million in stock awards to be vested...
  • Long Beach ePrix, for Formula E electric cars, hits streets Saturday

     Long Beach ePrix, for Formula E electric cars, hits streets Saturday
    Race cars will be back on the streets of Long Beach on Saturday, but ear plugs won't be needed. Formula E, a new series featuring electric-powered cars, will hold its first Long Beach ePrix on some of the same streets that will be used later this...