U.S. cosmetics heir Ronald Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises will learn today (Thursday) whether it will get $355 million in compensation from the Czech Republic for failing to protect its…
Carmike Cinemas returned to the black in the first quarter, as the No. 4 U.S. exhib emerged from a period marked by big restructuring costs.
SAG's former communications director Katherine Moore, who was fired in 2000, has sued SAG over being wrongly blamed for allegedly rigging a 1998 national exec committee election.
The Jayson Blair saga is the talk of the media biz and for good reason. Seldom does a young reporter get taken to the woodshed in a 13,800-word package starting on Page One of the Sunday New York…
Television pioneer Roone Arledge’s exploits are legendary. Yet arguably his most daunting professional experience is less well-known: producing ABC’s coverage of the 1972 Olympic Games. In this…
To the Editor: Regarding Eric Weissmann’s guest column (“New H’wd battle cry: Nix crix pix!” Daily Variety, May 7), there is no such thing as “objective criticism.” That’s an oxymoron, much like…
To the Editor: John Hopewell notes that decades ago Spanish women were likely to avoid premarital sex because they were “terrorized by a Catholic education” (“When Hollywood Reigned in Spain,” Vlife…
Bracing against the winds of change at the FCC, the commission's two Democrats formally requested Tuesday that the agency put off the June 2 vote on broad new rules governing media ownership for one…
A conservative Cablevision delivered a mixed message to Wall Street Tuesday and was rewarded with a 7% drop in its share price.
Fox parent News Corp. on Wednesday said that it swung to a $275 million profit last quarter on strong TV and film biz, and execs trumpeted the big ratings bump enjoyed by the Fox net and Fox News…