The music biz is temporarily losing its voice. Amy Weiss, the Recording Industry Assn. of America's top spokeswoman and communications director, has ankled her post to become the veep for public…
Even after returning to Hollywood for a star role on "Law & Order," former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) just can't stay away from the political game.
Jack Valenti's final state-of-the-industry address came laden with mounting dollar signs.Production expenditures by Hollywood majors rose 9% to an average $63.8 million last year, and the studios…
Top media recruiter Spencer Stuart has been hired to find a replacement for Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti, a sign that the search will widen beyond the corridors of…
Hollywood knew it would be hard to find someone to fill the boots of outgoing Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti, but studio execs didn't expect it to be this hard.
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) has declined an offer to succeed Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti as Hollywood's leading man on the Potomac.
If the Recording Industry Assn. of America has its way, in the near future consumers will come to accept lawsuits for illegal downloading music off the Internet as they do parking or speeding tickets.
The RIAA is unleashing a new wave of legal actions this week, filing 41 new lawsuits and sending 90 warning letters to digital music pirates around the country.
D.C. insiders believe the timeline to name a successor to MPAA chief Jack Valenti is tied to the ability of Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) to pass controversial energy and Medicare bills by the end of…
"Just exactly who is Mitch Bainwol?" non-Washington viewers of HBO's new political reality docu-drama "K Street" may have wondered after the show's second episode last week.
Just two days after taking legal action against the first 261 of thousands of digital music pirates, the RIAA is on the receiving end of a suit over the amnesty program it is offering.