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Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group CEO John Amato Exits Amid Editorial Investigation

He faced scrutiny over claims he squashed stories .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2018

Top Executive Leaves Billboard Amid Examination of Coverage

John Amato resigned as C.E.O. of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group weeks after a report that he suppressed articles about a music executive accused of harassment......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

WikiLeaks, which published leaked classified information, just called out a reporter at the center of a DOJ investigation into leaks of classified information

Carl Court/Getty Images The self-described pro-transparency group WikiLeaks elbowed a reporter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2018

"The Stakes Here Go Beyond Trump"s Future" WSJ Editors Demand Truth About FBI Spying

Amid all the liberal media's meltdown over President Trump's "interference" in the 'investigation' by "hereby demanding" that potential crimes by Obama's FBI be investigated - and The Deep State's insistence that a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 21st, 2018

Relativity Media Aims to Be the Next Big Hollywood Reboot

The upstart studio, which has been plagued by a string of box-office flops two years after exiting chapter 11, agreed to be acquired by an investor group that plans to revitalize the business......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 3rd, 2018

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Einhorn, John Paulson, Steve Cohen, Jana Partners, Twitter Inc. (TWTR), Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp (ESCC), New Media Inv Group (NEWM), and More

Hedge Fund Titans Pull Money From Funds for Huge Tax Bills (Bloomberg) Hedge-fund billionaires were already struggling to keep investors from.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyApr 21st, 2018

Two more executives out at Nike, following head of diversity departure

Two more Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) executives have left the company, Nike confirmed to the Business Journal Tuesday afternoon. This brings the number of executive exits at the company to three this week and five in the past month amid an investigation int.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

Hedge fund Paulson & Co takes stake in Viacom amid turnaround

(Reuters) - Paulson & Co, the hedge fund firm led by billionaire investor John Paulson, has taken a stake in Viacom Inc as the U.S. media company has started to turn around its business amid a challenging landscape, Paulson told Reuters in an interview......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2018

Trump Invites Putin To White House Ahead Of Midterms; DNI Coats Shocked

President Trump has asked his UN Ambassador, John Bolton, to formally invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington in the fall amid ongoing dialogue between the two security council staffs, according to a Thursda.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge40 min. ago

FCC calls out "lack of candor" in Sinclair-Tribune deal

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday formally referred Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media to an administrative judge hearing, and called into question whether some of its divestments in the deal were a "sham.".....»»

Category: topSource: money1 hr. 24 min. ago

Trump Invites Putin To White House Ahead Of Midterms

President Trump has asked his UN Ambassador, John Bolton, to formally invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington in the fall amid ongoing dialogue between the two security council staffs, according to a Thursday tweet by White House Press .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge1 hr. 54 min. ago

Breakingviews TV: Sky’s the limit

Comcast is dropping its pursuit of Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, leaving them to Disney for $71 billion. Instead boss Brian Roberts is aiming for pay-TV group Sky. Jen Saba explains how the four-way battle may end......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters2 hr. 40 min. ago

Colonel Sanders" family defends him amid Papa John"s scandal

The family of KFC’s Colonel Harland Sanders has come to his defense after Papa John’s founder John Schnatter suggested the colonel had used the N-word but hadn’t faced criticism for doing so......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral6 hr. 54 min. ago

Comcast drops pursuit for Fox assets to focus on Sky offer

Comcast dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox on Thursday and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky Plc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral7 hr. 24 min. ago

Family of KFC"s Colonel Sanders defends him amid Papa John"s scandal

The family of KFC’s Colonel Harland Sanders has come to his defense after Papa John’s founder John Schnatter suggested the colonel had used the N-word but hadn’t faced criticism for doing so......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral9 hr. 9 min. ago

Comcast drops pursuit for Fox assets, to focus on Sky offer

Comcast Corp said it dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Thursday and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky Plc ......»»

Category: topSource: reuters9 hr. 10 min. ago

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Investing in Focus Media

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Investing in Focus Media Alibaba is investing big bucks into offline distribution. The Chinese e-commerce giant has forked out $2.23 billion in exchange for a sizeable piece of Focus Media, a Shangh.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews9 hr. 24 min. ago

Sinclair now wants to buy WGN-TV in its bid to win FCC approval for stalled Tribune Media merger

Sinclair Broadcast Group wants to buy WGN-T.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 18th, 2018

Papa John"s hires D.C. firm for diversity and inclusion audit of company

Following a week of controversy and bad press, Papa John's International Inc. hired a Washington, D.C.-based firm to oversee a "cultural audit and investigation" of the company. The international firm, Akin Gump Stauss Hauer & Feld LLP will examine .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

Alibaba to buy minority stake in Focus Media to tap digital marketing

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire a minority stake in China's Focus Media Information Technology Co Ltd to tap into the digital marketing sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Sinclair seeks ownership of WGN-TV in bid to win FCC approval for stalled Tribune Media merger

Sinclair Broadcast Group wants to buy WGN-T.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 18th, 2018