The satellite industry on Friday decried a plan submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office that calls for a dramatic increase in fees satellite companies must pay to retransmit broadcast TV programs.
Longtime international sales exec William J. Moraskie has ankled his post as president and chief operating officer of Capella Intl. after more than seven years as head of the company's international…
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Former junk bond king Michael Milken appears to be cutting his ties to the new media business, revealing late Friday that he had sold about one-third of his holding in the troubled computer games…
In the latest round of a 14-year fight, the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. and the National Assn. of Broadcasters have asked a federal appeals court to order the FCC to kill its so-called…
Aussie film and TV producer-distribber the Becker Group on Thursday announced a 10.2% hike in post-tax profit to A$4.7 million ($3.5 million) on revenues of $29.4 million for the year ended June 30.
Even as staffers and stringers alike are being laid off from its sister Web site Cinemania --- which will be operational through March '98 but will rarely be "refreshed" with new content…
Food Lion's award from Capital Cities/ABC Inc. for a hidden-camera expose that accused the grocery chain of selling rat-gnawed cheese and rotting meat was reduced Friday from $5.5 million to…
South Africa's premier exhib, Ster-Kinekor, is expanding into Europe with a plan to build 30 multiplexes over the next three years. The move represents a $150 million investment and is the company's…
For the first time since 1995, Congress is not trying to figure out a way to turn out the lights on public broadcasting.
More than half a million visitors are expected to attend this year's Intl. Consumer Electronics & Media Fair (IFA), which takes place Saturday through Sept. 7 in Berlin.
Cost-cutting efforts and strong overseas sales helped boost Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.'s profits and revenues for the first fiscal quarter of 1997.