U.S. West Inc. and Oracle Corp. announced Tuesday they have teamed up to build an information superhighway to the home. This is just the latest regional Bell company to announce it is bringing voice…
Continuing Viacom Intl.'s expansion of its core businesses, its Nickelodeon cable channel and Sony's Epic Records have pacted to develop homevideo and audio products from existing programming as well…
Allowing Rupert Murdoch to buy the New York Post while owning local TV station WNYW would stifle diversity among the city's media, individuals and groups have told the Federal Communications…
Reed Elsevier PLC, which was formed Jan. 1 from the merger of the businesses of Reed Intl. PLC and Elsevier NV, signed a non-binding letter of intent to purchase Official Airlines Guide Inc. from…
A trio of new stock recommendations sent the shares of Dutch music giant Polygram and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. upward on Wall Street Tuesday.
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. and IBM are forming two companies aimed at delivering music, films and games electronically to retailers. If it succeeds, the partnership could dramatically change the…
The Writers Guild of America West will hold a weekend conference June 4-6 featuring sessions with film and TV writers discussing the craft of writing.
The Kentucky branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has condemned the indictment of a state video chain for offering to sell allegedly obscene videotapes to adults.
K-Tel Intl. Inc. posted a net income of $ 1.85 million (49 cents a share) for the third fiscal quarter, ended March 31, a 52% increase over the same period last year. Revenues were up slightly to $…
With top Hollywood agents now as famous, busy, rich and hard to get on the phone as their celebrity clients, many stars and directors are relying more on managers to help their careers.