Buoyant specialty and pay television sectors and a healthy ad market have produced a strong fiscal first quarter at Montreal-based Astral Media, which saw improved revenues and earnings.
Despite a healthy boost in revenues, Corus Entertainment posted a shrinking bottom line for the fiscal first quarter Thursday after the taxman took a bigger bite than usual out of the Toronto-based…
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The six-month congressional battle to roll back the Federal Communications Commission's new media ownership rules is finally over.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday delayed by a month, to Feb. 27, a hearing related to a spat between Viacom and satcaster EchoStar. The judge kept in place a temporary restraining order…
Stuart Snyder is set to step down as president and CEO of troubled Canuck animation company Cinar Corp. after only one year on the job. The Montreal-based company announced Snyder's departure…
A Paris court found Gallic helmer Jean-Luc Godard guilty Tuesday of copyright infringement, after the director used text by writer Viviane Forrester without her authorization in his troubled…
The Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has presented its first online music report, arguing the music industry is actually winning its fight against online piracy.
CanWest Global Communications Corp. posted improved earnings Tuesday -- in spite of a soft Canuck ad market -- thanks to a boffo perf from the media company's Australian Network Ten, of which CanWest…
Netflix is going global. The online DVD rental company said Wednesday that it will begin offering its service in Canada and the U.K. in 2005, or possibly late 2004, as a first step toward a broad…
After suffering a bruising court battle last month, the music biz is back on the offensive in its crusade to stop online music swapping.
In the first battle of what looks to be a coming war, online CD retailer CDWow settled out of court Wednesday with trade org the British Phonographic Industry over allegations of illegal parallel…