The Presidential Election Reform Act sounds like an effort at a remedy to all of the confusion and consternation over electronic voting, paper chads and unpurged registration rolls. It is not…
The love affair between movies and comicbooks is about to take on a new dimension. One hint about what it will look like: Portland, Ore., is poised to be the next Hollywood of this page-to-screen…
More fodder for the right? This probably won’t quell any criticism, but Sean Penn told reporters in Venezuela that his meeting with President Hugo Chavez and tour of the countryside is as a…
News Corp. execs kept mum yesterday over John Edwards call for candidates to return donations from their employees, but Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post did lob a response. Edwards earned at least…
Singapore media and communications group StarHub saw its profits rise by 10% in the first half of the year, despite a flat performance from its dominant cable network operation.
The planned acquisition of teen site Bolt by online-video company GoFish has been called off, as Bolt continues to face a lawsuit from Universal Music Group.
A Los Angeles jury Thursday awarded producers Alan Ladd Jr. and Jay Kanter precisely the $3.2 million in damages on their allocation claim against Warner Bros. that attorney John Gatti asked for in…
Vidgame publishers Activision and Midway reported solid earnings Thursday, while Electronic Arts got a bump in its stock price as investors improved their view of the earnings it reported Wednesday.
Venezuelan paybox RCTV Intl., which faced a Wednesday midnight deadline to register as a national content producer or be yanked off the air, has won a temporary reprieve from the country's Supreme…
With Prague's TV Nova setting the pace, Richard Lauder's Bermuda-based Central European Media Enterprises has reported profits of $34.6 million for the second quarter, a year-on-year jump of 306%.
Writer-director Frank Miller has tapped Gabriel Macht to star in "Will Eisner's The Spirit," the Miller-scripted adaptation of the classic Eisner comicbook series.