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News Corp Faces New Investigation

14th October 2011

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp now faces another investigation following allegations that the European edition of the Wall Street Journal concocted a scheme with a Dutch company to boost its circulation figures and to publish favorable...

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Another News Corp Scandal Emerges

13th October 2011

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has been forced to defend itself on a second front as the British reporter who broke the News of the World phone-hacking story has followed up with a report that News...

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Coverage Of Wall Street Protests Protested

12th October 2011

TV and press coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protest was being criticized by commentators on both the right and left Tuesday. On the CNSNews website, a unit of Brent Bozell's conservative Media Research Center,...

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New Scandal Hits News Corp -- This One Involving Wall St. Journal

12th October 2011

Yet another scandal has hit Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, as Andrew Langhoff, the publisher of Wall Street Journal Europe , submitted his resignation after an internal investigation revealed that the European edition of the News...

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Companies Vie To Install Wi-fi In Planes

11th October 2011

Television screens in airplanes are likely to go the way of free meals and blankets as passengers increasingly bring personal entertainment devices like laptops, tablets, and smartphones on board. Today's (Tuesday) Wall Street Journal reported...

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Netflix Aborts Qwikster

10th October 2011

Responding to the continuing outcry and subscriber losses resulting from his announced plans to separate Netflix's streaming and DVDs-by-mail services, Netflix chief Reed Hastings announced today (Monday) that the company had decided to abandon those...

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Movie Reviews The Ides Of March

7th October 2011

Several reviews of The Ides of March are putting first things first. While Ides of March is a political drama and director/co-star/co-screenwriter George Clooney is a card-carrying liberal Democrat, it is not a movie that...

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Gervais Planning A (Virtual) Return To Golden Globes

4th October 2011

Ricky Gervais may host next year's Golden Globes Awards after all. Unofficially, that is. Writing in the Wall Street Journal' s "Speakeasy" blog, Gervais said that he is working with an unnamed "Californian" technology company...

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David Beckham Going Grey After Harper

30th September 2011

David Beckham says daughter Harper is making him go grey.The soccer star and fashion designer wife - who also have three sons, Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, nine, and six-year-old Cruz, together - welcomed the little girl...

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Al-jazeera English Honored By Online Journalism Awards

30th September 2011

It may still be struggling to find outlets on most cable systems, but al-Jazeera English has been attracting viewers, critical respect, and numerous awards, especially for its coverage of the recent Middle East unrest. Its...

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Radiohead Pay Tribute To R.e.m.

29th September 2011

Radiohead paid tribute to R.E.M. in New York last night (28.09.11).The 'Reckoner' group's frontman, Thom Yorke, played the first verse of 'The One I Love' by the US indie group - who announced their split...

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Movie Reviews Moneyball

23rd September 2011

Moneyball is coming to the screens at the tail end of the baseball season, as interest in the playoffs mounts. The timing is probably not coincidental, given the fact that much of the film concerns...

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Naomi Campbell Is Focus Of New Documentary

23rd September 2011

Naomi Campbell thinks it is important to "remember her roots".The British supermodel is the focus of her new documentary about her life as part of the 'CNBC Meets' series and in the show she explains...

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Justice Department Asks News Corp About Payments To Police

21st September 2011

The Justice Department has sent a Letter of Request to News Corp officials requesting more information about allegations that its News International unit made payments to London police for information that was used in its...

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Netflix Reports Subscriber Loss, Shares Plunge

15th September 2011

In the wake of its decision to end its most popular subscription rate of $9.99 per month to rent movies or TV shows by mail or via online streaming and replace it with a $7.99...

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Dreamworks Animation To Make Films For Chinese Market

15th September 2011

In an apparent effort to counteract Chinese policies that permit no more than 20 foreign-made films from being screened on the mainland annually, DreamWorks Animation is considering the possibility of developing a production studio in...

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Naomi Campbell's Charity Honour

15th September 2011

Naomi Campbell is set to be honoured for her charity work.The supermodel - who has raised more than $7 million for charitable causes - and her boyfriend, Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin, will be awarded at...

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Producer/studio Exec John Calley Dead At 81

14th September 2011

John Calley, one of the most successful studio executives and producers in recent Hollywood history, has died at the age of 81. In its obituary today (Wednesday), the Wall Street Journal observed that at Warner...

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Mark Wahlberg Takes 2m Off House

14th September 2011

Mark Wahlberg has put his house up for sale for $13.95 million - $2 million less than it was originally listed for.The 40-year-old actor has knocked the large sum off the Beverly Hills mansion in...

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Glenn Beck Turns "The Media World Upside Down"

13th September 2011

He's calling it GBTV, for Glenn Beck Television, but Beck's new two-hour program is not being aired on conventional television. It's being streamed over the Internet, and BTG media analyst Richard Greenfield predicted on Monday...

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Cooper And Couric To Be Just Regular Folks In Daytimg

7th September 2011

ABC plans to challenge Judge Judy (Sheindlin's) dominance in daytime TV with a newer, softer, Katie Couric, the Wall Street Journal observed today (Wednesday). "The plan is to pitch Ms. Couric as "the girlfriend next...

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John Galliano Won't Be In Court

5th September 2011

John Galliano will not attend court on Thursday (08.09.11) to hear the verdict in his trial for alleged anti-Semetic remarks. The former Dior designer - who blamed his verbal assault on a couple in a...

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Former Thai Tourism Chief To Face Trial On Accepting Bribes

29th August 2011

Thailand's Anti-Corruption Commission has recommended that the former head of the country's tourism office be prosecuted for allegedly taking bribes from a Los Angeles couple who were awarded a contract to run the Bangkok International...

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Wal-mart Finding Success With Its Download Service

29th August 2011

Wal-Mart's Vudu movie download service has rapidly become the third most popular in its field, putting it ahead of similar services from Amazon and Sony and behind only Apple's iTunes service and Microsoft's Zune Video...

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Hollywood News Service To Launch On Ion

24th August 2011

There's a new entrant into the crowded field of Hollywood news reporting on TV. The Wall Street Journal reported today (Wednesday) that Jay Penske's PMC media company, which owns Nikki Finke's Deadline.com, is teaming with...

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Movie Reviews One Day

19th August 2011

Critics appear to have a love-hate relationship with One Day. Some love it, others hate it. It's about an even split. Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times admires the movie's "style, freshness, and witty, bantering...

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Tbs Plans To Bolster Conan's Show With Stronger Programs

18th August 2011

Despite Conan O'Brien's plummeting ratings, TBS plans to invest heavily in new programming to air before and after his 11 00 p.m. show, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Thursday). The newspaper reported today (Thursday)...

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Abercrombie & Fitch Strikes Pr Gold On Jersey Shore

18th August 2011

In a PR gambit that paid off in spades, Abercrombie & Fitch on Wednesday offered Jersey Shore 's The Situation a "substantial payment" not to wear its clothing. On Jim Romanesko's blog on the Poynter...

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Murdoch's Lawyers Desert Him In Hacking Row

17th August 2011

Now, even Rupert Murdoch's own lawyers are accusing him and other executives of News Corp and its British subsidiary News International (NI) of making misleading statements about the U.K. telephone hacking scandal that has seemingly...

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The Lone Ranger Won't Ride Again

15th August 2011

It's hard to imagine how a movie revival of The Lone Ranger , which was once produced for around a dollar and a half in the early days of television, could have seen its budget...

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