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Daily Dose: More back-and-forth between the Dodgers and
By a feather. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" won the weekend box office battle with the animated birds of "Rio 2." The action movie took in $41.4 million in its second weekend, a 56% drop from Week 1. "Rio 2" flew to $39 million, not quite the altitude box office watchers had projected. Also opening was "Draft Day," which made just under $10 million, hardly first-round pick material. Weekend box office recaps from the Los Angeles Times and Deadline Hollywood.
He shoots, he scores! Steve Koonin, president of
Few laughs in this skit.
At the wheel. Unlike his predecessor, Julius Genachowski, who mastered the art of disguising what he thought in jargon-filled quotes, new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is a plain-speaking Midwesterner who is not afraid to be blunt or curt. Since taking over last year, Wheeler has cracked down on broadcasters with tough regulations. The Washington Post on Wheeler's FCC.
Adopt me. On Friday, CBS filed its proxy statement, which revealed that Chief Executive Leslie Moonves had a compensation package valued at $66.9 million. That's an 8% increase over last year's package. CBS defended the compensation, citing the company's stock performance. Comcast Corp. also filed its proxy Friday which showed that CEO
Must read. Philip Berk, a member and former president of the
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on the new season of "Mad Men."