A top Google official met last week with select Hollywood execs for a broad-ranging conversation that touched on a touchy subject: piracy. The off-the-record meeting was by no means an official…
Performers including Bruce Springsteen, Jay Z and Ricky Martin appeared for President Obama, and Kid Rock and Meat Loaf stumped for Mitt Romney in the final day of the 2012 presidential race on…
Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and David Dreier (R-Calif.) say they have introduced legislation to extend a tax provision designed to prevent production from migrating overseas.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, responding to predictions that anti-piracy legislation would give foreign regimes reason to censor the web, said that there "is no contradiction between…
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.), who very likely will face Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) in a primary next year in a newly redrawn west San Fernando Valley district, is the favorite of prominent…
Recently, Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen sent out a mass email praising Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and urging support for his re-election bid, warning that he's in for an…
Hollywood's Relationship with Washington is in for a big change.
A leading lawmaker will propose federal legislation requiring telcos and cable operators to send Internet subscribers a warning letter if they access pirated content.
Howard Berman, the Dem congressman whose district includes the San Fernando Valley, Studio City and the Hollywood Hills, has long been a big beneficiary of entertainment industry bucks -- just over…
House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) is still annoyed that Oscar winner movie "Chicago," was filmed across the border in Toronto and has vowed to do something about it.
Hollywood has reason to crow over the makeup of the new House copyright subcommittee, a key congressional panel that often serves as the starting point for legislation affecting the film industry.