HarperCollins Publishers, a division of News Corp., has signed a letter of intent to sell its Basic Books division to Washington, D.C.-based Perseus Books.
Making use of its unique and at times underused telephone operation, Ticketmaster has pacted with Western Interactive Media to provide telephone operators for the American Red Cross donor assistance…
Electronics makers Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. said Thursday they will raise the price of some consumer audiovisual goods in Thailand beginning in September because of the depreciation of Thai…
Nelvana Ltd.'s strategic shift from third-party service productions to proprietary production has generated more profit on lower revenue.
News Corp. on Wednesday completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of Heritage Media Corp., giving the media conglomerate a greater presence in marketing services.
Arab-Americans and U.S. Catholics issued separate complaints Wednesday against the Walt Disney Co., claiming its movies and television shows depict negative stereotypes.
Liberty Media Group, the programming affiliate of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc., launched a $270 million tender offer Tuesday to buy back 4% of its outstanding stock.
In a sign that union politics are heating up, WGAW prexy Brad Radnitz has strongly endorsed Lynn Roth for the presidency and has sharply criticized guild VP Daniel Petrie Jr.'s decision to run for…
At least four top executives at Marvel Entertainment Group, including president and chief executive officer David Schreff, have been pinkslipped as part of the company's ongoing efforts to cut costs…
General Cinema's parent, GC Companies Inc., saw its net profit drop by half in the June quarter to $3.9 million as a result of the poor performance of early-summer film releases, it said Tuesday.