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  • CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?

     CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?
    Nothing seems to get U.S. corporations' dander up like a threat to the pay and perks of their chief executives. That's one explanation for corporate America's superheated, turbocharged, over-the-top reaction to the CEO pay ratio rule recently proposed...
  • Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'

     Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'
    This may be remembered as the autumn that network TV executives fell head over heels in love — with the DVR. Not that long ago, digital video recorders were seen as a threat to broadcasters' way of life, much as VCRs were seen as a killer for...
  • Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges

    Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges
    Cable's toughest cowboy is saddling up again. This year, John Malone's Colorado company, Liberty Media Corp., acquired nearly a third of the stock in Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable company. The move came 14 years after...
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy

    MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy
    A study released by the Motion Picture Assn. of America is taking aim at Google, alleging the Internet giant and other search engines are making it too easy for consumers to find pirated content online -- even when they're not looking for it. A study...
  • Downtown L.A. office building sells for record $437.5 million

    Downtown L.A. office building sells for record $437.5 million
    Two decades ago, One Wilshire was just another fading office tower losing its white-collar tenants to splashy new skyscrapers nearby. Today the unassuming high-rise is one of the most valuable in the city, having sold for a record $437.5 million. The...
  • NFL amps up its digital media, launching a fantasy football effort

    NFL amps up its digital media, launching a fantasy football effort
    As National Football League players begin pulling on their practice jerseys at training camp, the league has unveiled an online community designed to spur participation in fantasy football. Dubbed Fantasy Genius, the site enables novices to seek...
  • Is Cupertino sacrificing its core to Apple?

    Is Cupertino sacrificing its core to Apple?
    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Welcome to Appletown, USA. Apple's phenomenal success and expansion into buildings across this city over the last decade have already made it hard to know where Cupertino ends and the company begins. But just wait. By the...
  • Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions

    Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions
    Former 20th Century Fox executive Tom Rothman and Sony Pictures Entertainment are launching a new joint venture to bring back TriStar, the company said Thursday.  The new venture, called TriStar Productions, will develop, finance and produce films and...
  • How Time Warner Cable and CBS are making the FCC look like chumps

    How Time Warner Cable and CBS are making the FCC look like chumps
    Back in January 2011, I predicted that the Federal Communications Commission's approval of the Comcast-NBC merger would be a disaster for the consumer.  Allowing the merger of a major cable operator with a major network would undermine the public...
  • Garcetti defers to seismic experts on Hollywood skyscrapers

    Garcetti defers to seismic experts on Hollywood skyscrapers
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday that he would rely on scientists to determine whether the city should issue permits to build two Hollywood skyscrapers on what could be an active earthquake fault running directly beneath the Vine Street...