Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are drafting a new media law which has already earned the rebuke of local journos for what they fear is an attempt to curtail their freedom of expression.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is joining the ranks of showbiz companies doling out pinkslips.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. As Republicans still wring their hands over Rush Limbaugh, Politico has a story about the Democrats efforts to paint him as the leader of the…
The trial that pits the Hollywood majors against the operators of BitTorrent tracking service Pirate Bay closed today with the verdict from the Stockholm district court expected to be handed down on…
Avoiding the financial pain plaguing most commercial broadcasters, European cablers had a good 2008 with revenues up by more than 7% to E18.2 billion ($22.3 billion) last year.
Sean Penn appeared with lawmakers in San Francisco to call for a Harvey Milk Day in the state, and called on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to reverse course and support the measure. Schwarzenegger…
Megan Fox is attached to star in and produce "Fathom," an adaptation of the Michael Turner-created comicbook, for Fox Atomic.
Rush explains himself, but also claims that Rep. Eric Cantor is with him. Meanwhile, there's a new ad out by Americans United for Change, an activist group that has been doing spots supportive of…
Reza Aslan of USC writes in the Daily Beast of what happens next after the Hollywood delegation returns from Iran: "The fact is that the Americans could not have traveled to Iran without the express…
Remember when everyone used to get worked up over payola? The reversal of fortunes was very much in evidence at Capitol Hill today, where Suzanne Vega, Brett Anderson of the Donnas, Abdul (Duke)…
The new host of NBC’s “Late Night” drew better ratings but very mixed reviews, but there’s always some risk in judging a show before giving it some time. What Fallon did do that was somewhat…