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  • Rupert Murdoch toasts $28.8-million purchase of Moraga Vineyards

    Rupert Murdoch toasts $28.8-million purchase of Moraga Vineyards
    Billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch has closed on his purchase of the Moraga Vineyards estate in the hills above Bel-Air for a tidy $28.8 million. The 82-year-old chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox acquired the picturesque property from...
  • Rupert Murdoch survives challenge over control of 21st Century Fox

    Rupert Murdoch survives challenge over control of 21st Century Fox
    Rupert Murdoch isn't going anywhere anytime soon. In what's become an annual ritual, the 82-year-old mogul and chairman of 21st Century Fox appears to have beaten back an effort to remove him from the media giant's board of directors, according to a...
  • Tong's 'Monkey King' wins Beijing International Screenwriting contest

    Tong's 'Monkey King' wins Beijing International Screenwriting contest
    Los Angeles film and TV writer Galen Tong is the feature film grand prize winner of the inaugural Beijing International Screenwriting Competition. Tong, a graduate of USC's School of Cinema-Television, was among nearly 1,000 U.S.-based writers who...
  • Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman

     Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman
    Rupert Murdoch easily swatted away another attempt to loosen his control over 21st Century Fox. Fox shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly supported the 82-year-old mogul's bid to retain his seat on the Fox board.  Murdoch had the fifth-highest vote...
  • News Corp. digital executive Greg Clayman exits to join Vimeo

    News Corp. digital executive Greg Clayman exits to join Vimeo
    News Corp. digital strategist Greg Clayman will join the Vimeo online video service as its general manager of audience networks, the company confirmed. Clayman launched and served as publisher of News Corp.'s pioneering (if short-lived) tablet...
  • Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times

    Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times
    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...
  • On the first anniversary of dying, some thoughts on living

    On the first anniversary of dying, some thoughts on living
    Exactly one year has passed since my unexpected death, and I've got to say, time really flies when you have a pulse. I'm not one to waste a lot of time looking back. But when I'm out and about, throwing nets and fishing for column material, people often...
  • Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall

    Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall
    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...
  • Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend

    Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend
    After the coffee. Before becoming way overexposed.  The Skinny: I'm on a standup comedy kick right now, with Maria Bamford's new album playing on Spotify as I write this. Friday's headlines include box offices previews and the return of cigarette...
  • Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader

    Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader
    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...
  • Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus

     Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus
    In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...