German publisher Axel Springer is looking to become the sole owner of metropolitan weblet Hamburg 1.
Nine people were arrested when police and Trading Standards officials smashed a massive organized crime piracy syndicate in the U.K. last week.
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Jeremy Bernard is making a second attempt to capitalize on convergence. The founder of Hypnotic has formed Bernard Media Group, a New York-based advertainment venture looking to help brands develop…
Bad news for the RIAA: Illegal downloads are up since the music org started its legal campaign against pirates in September. That's according to a new study by analysts at the NPD Group, which found…
The Screen Actors Guild's national board of directors approved a contract extension for national executive director-CEO A. Robert Pisano at its meeting Friday.
Anyone up for a classic game of chicken? The six-month-long legislative battle over media ownership in Washington is down to the final decisive confrontation.
If corporate shakeups are a measure of executive interest, then Hollywood must be very excited about videogames.
The legacy of Jayson Blair, the New York Times reporter who fabricated and plagiarized a slew of stories, has left in his wake a climate of mistrust within the nation's newsrooms.
As if they didn't have enough problems selling movies and series into the Euro market, the Hollywood studios may soon face another hitch.
A lot of folks are looking up John De Mol's home phone number. Come May, Holland's best-known producer formally steps down as chief creative officer of Endemol, the company he built with Joop van den…
J. Max Robins has been named editor in chief of Broadcasting & Cable. Charlie Koones, the executive vice president of the Reed Entertainment Group as well as publisher of Variety, announces the hire…