A group of Capitol Hill lawmakers have thrown their support behind FCC chairman Michael Powell, instructing the agency to wrap up its review of media ownership rules by the June deadline, despite…
Unifrance edged closer to finding a successor to the late prexy Daniel Toscan du Plantier -- on Friday it elected three new members to the board of directors from which the topper will be chosen.
Modern Times Group's Viasat Broadcasting division has inked with the NDS Group for conditional access technology to stamp out the piracy plaguing its digital satellite platform.
Vivendi Universal's share price took a fresh battering on the stock market Monday, losing 6% in New York on investor jitters over a fraud lawsuit against the beleaguered conglom filed last week by…
Emphasizing the high stakes regarding the media consolidation issue, the Writers Guild of America has warned that easing ownership rules will lead to compromised news coverage of future wars.
In a move that signals more infighting among powerful media interests surrounding Vivendi Universal, John Malone's Liberty Media sued the French conglom Friday for allegedly concealing its financial…
SAG's campaign to merge with AFTRA may be overly eager to paint a picture of financial gloom. As part of a Web site presentation, SAG recently announced it is operating at a $6 million deficit, based…
Warner Bros. has agreed to a new employment deal with U.K. construction workers to avoid shutting down production on two major movies, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Troy."
After months of blurring lines in the chain of command at Vivendi Universal Entertainment, Jean-Rene Fourtou and Ron Meyer tried to reassure senior management about the future of the company and the…
The end of March brings a bellwether deadline for campaign spending reports. For the dozen or so Democrats who want to challenge President George W. Bush next year, the reports are crucial in…