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  • Willow Bay named director of USC's journalism school

    Willow Bay named director of USC's journalism school
    Journalist Willow Bay has been named director of the journalism school at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the university announced Wednesday. Bay, 50, is a senior editor at the Huffington Post and a special correspondent and...
  • Role of renaissance man fits new Disney/ABC TV chief Ben Sherwood

    Role of renaissance man fits new Disney/ABC TV chief Ben Sherwood
    Ben Sherwood has the kind of resume that could make even a high achiever jealous. A Harvard graduate and a Rhodes scholar, Sherwood has been a reporter, producer, author and executive. On Monday, Sherwood added the title chairman to his curriculum vitae...
  • Discovery CEO David Zaslav collects $33.3 million in 2013

    Discovery CEO David Zaslav collects $33.3 million in 2013
    Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav might run one of the smallest of the major media companies, but his pay remains in the big leagues. Zaslav last year collected compensation valued at $33.3 million, according to Discovery's proxy,...
  • Comcast joins Time Warner Cable in Consumer Reports' doghouse

    Comcast joins Time Warner Cable in Consumer Reports' doghouse
    Merger partners Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. are two of America's least favorite cable companies, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports. The cable giants showed up near the bottom of the magazine's rankings in a survey of 81,848...
  • Disney buys Maker Studios. Ben Sherwood upped at ABC.

    Disney buys Maker Studios. Ben Sherwood upped at ABC.
    After the coffee. Before buying another power cord for my laptop. The Skinny: My cat Skinny, for whom the Skinny is named, chewed through yet another power cord for my Mac. It's what he does best. He doesn't try to chew the lamp cords or even my...
  • L.A. KISS planning a big party for home opener

    L.A. KISS planning a big party for home opener
    Tom Umberg still remembers the Ducks' inaugural game at Honda Center in 1993. The Arrowhead Pond, as it was then called, was packed with more than 17,000 fans, all using their duck calls to accompany a Dixieland band in its rendition of "When the...
  • Daytime ratings: Ellen DeGeneres welcomes Sophia Grace and Rosie

    Daytime ratings: Ellen DeGeneres welcomes Sophia Grace and Rosie
    Daytime TV talk show ratings have surged this season, and the jockeying between the competing shows has been heating up. Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday welcomed back fan favorites, the British cousins Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie Mcclelland, to her...
  • Disney 'very forthright' on cutting Boy Scouts funding over gay policy

    Disney 'very forthright' on cutting Boy Scouts funding over gay policy
    The national commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America said the decision by Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. to cut funding for the organization over its ban on adult leaders who are gay was disappointing, but not a surprise. Tico Perez told the Orlando...
  • Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post

    Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post
    Walt Disney Co. has tapped ABC News President Ben Sherwood to succeed Anne Sweeney next year as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group. In his new role, Sherwood will have oversight over not only the ABC...
  • Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.

    Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.
    After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.  The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
  • Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million

    Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million
    Walt Disney Co. is buying Maker Studios, the digital media company behind YouTube successes such as "Epic Rap Battles of History" and PewDiePie. Burbank-based Disney said Monday that it will pay $500 million to Maker shareholders. Based in Culver City,...