| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., an investment shell company founded by longtime media heavyweights Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, plans to raise $250 million through an initial public offering.
Silver Eagle said it would sell 25 million shares at $10 a...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will be invited to return to Parliament to explain his comments that suggested that bribing public officials was part of the "culture of Fleet Street," a U.K. government official said Tuesday.
Murdoch will be sent a written...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Hulu, the popular online video site, is no longer on the auction block.
Owners 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal and Walt Disney Co. said Friday they would hold on to Hulu and provide a cash infusion of $750 million in order to propel future growth.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint.
Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers.
The media giant reported net income of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for New Year's Eve.
The Skinny: Boy did 5773 just fly by or what? Yes, I had to look that one up. Summer may be ending but much of the industry seems to still be on vacation. It is a pretty light edition Wednesday....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women.
Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Scotland Yard detectives are interested in a surreptitious recording of Rupert Murdoch, according to the Guardian newspaper of London.
In the recording, News Corp.'s chairman seemed to suggest that bribing public officials was part of "the culture of...