Publishing giant Axel Springer is hot to shop. Taking a page from the game plan of private equity investors, Springer chief exec Mathias Dopfner has said the company is on the lookout for bargains in…
Toho filed suit in Tokyo District Court on Monday against a DVD sales company for copyright violations on eight Akira Kurosawa pics, including the classics "Ikiru" and "Sugata Sanshiro."
That, and other news in Monday's Political Panorama. Updated The $26 million that Hillary Clinton collected in the first quarter of this year not only shattered records, but it also means that…
HBO Films has greenlit "Recount," a scripted movie about the 2000 presidential election, and has attached Sydney Pollack to direct. Pic will follow the Florida recount from Election Day through the…
Fashion Television has become the latest foreign channel to be banned in India. The Information & Broadcasting ministry ruled Thursday that the net must go off air for two months.
Internet shopping giant Rakuten is still pushing to up its 19% stake in Tokyo Broadcasting System, over the web's objections.
He prefers jeans to suits, likes to ride Ducati motorcycles and has a wicked sense of humor when it comes to holiday gifts. And he long ago dubbed himself "the grave dancer" for his skill at reviving…
Tom Online has appointed an independent board committee and independent financial adviser to help deal with its proposed privatization, according to an announcement filed with Hong Kong's Stock…
Jack So, PCCW's deputy chairman and group managing director, resigned Thursday.
The Fuji TV web has made music and video sales outfit Pony Canyon and publisher Fusosha wholly owned subsidiaries, as part of a corporate group reorganization plans.