U.K. digital sales grow 11.4%

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Digital sales of video, music and games exceeded £1 billion ($1.63 billion) for the first time in the U.K. last year, according to figures released Wednesday by U.K. trade org the Entertainment…

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Hill upped at BBC Worldwide

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BBC Worldwide has tapped the head of natural history content provider, BBC Earth, as its chief brands officer, another sign of the pubcaster's on-going restructure of its commercial division.

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Kid thesps galvanize elite pics

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Typically, awards-season attention is directed at lead actors and actresses who have at least attained voting age. But 2012 should be remembered for remarkable performances from thesps of fewer years.

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Tribune resurgence bodes well for biz

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The end of Tribune Co.'s four-year slog through Chapter 11 restructuring is good news for showbiz. A healthier Tribune will have a greater ability to spend on programming for the TV station group and…

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Vicious media violence cycle

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During the response phase to any tragedy, there is a common rejoinder that begins "Millions of people…," referring to all those who engage in various activities without ever doing anything harmful or…

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