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  • A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says

    A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says
    Despite calls for a la carte cable television packages, allowing consumers to pick and choose the channels they want, the media industry's system of selling large bundles of channels will not end soon. "A la carte is a fantasy," 21st Century Fox Chief...
  • Fox Sports 1 aims to get ESPN watchers to switch channels

    Fox Sports 1 aims to get ESPN watchers to switch channels
    "I think it's time for ESPN to get a little competition, don't you?" That tough talk is coming from an unlikely source — 81-year-old Regis Philbin. The former daytime television talk show host and David Letterman foil is one of the faces of Fox...
  • President Obama puts himself on the Kardashians' enemies list

    President Obama puts himself on the Kardashians' enemies list
    The convergence of politics and entertainment was in evidence again last week when President Obama took a shot at the excessive lifestyles of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- and Kim’s mother, Kris Jenner, shot back. In bygone days when...
  • News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia

    News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia
    News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia. The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
  • Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?

    Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?
    The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood. In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
  • Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch

    Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch
    This post has been updated.  See below for details. The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey. Last week, the senior officers of 21st Century Fox were paid...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    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. The...
  • Fox News media chief Brian Lewis fired after internal investigation

    Fox News media chief Brian Lewis fired after internal investigation
    Fox News Executive Vice President Brian Lewis, the communications chief and a top strategist for the cable channel, was terminated after an internal investigation raised questions about his conduct. “After an extensive internal investigation of...
  • 'Murdoch's World' is a complicated one

    'Murdoch's World' is a complicated one
    A year ago, word went out that Rupert Murdoch was looking to buy this newspaper. Reaction was swift, strong and all over the map. Some envisioned the father of Fox News turning The Times into another partisan mouthpiece. Others fretted over Murdoch's...
  • 'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.

    'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.
    After the coffee. Before going back to bed for some more sleep. The Skinny: I was out of town Thursday on assignment and didn't get back home until about 1 a.m., so I'm groggy and wired at the same time. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview...
  • Secret tape prompts invitation to Murdoch to go before Parliament

    Secret tape prompts invitation to Murdoch to go before Parliament
    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...