The Federal Communications Commission Tuesday granted the request of Fox Television Stations Inc. for a permanent waiver of the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership rule so that company owner Rupert…
Hours before the Hong Kong government was to consider the application, News Corp. Ltd. deferred its bid to buy a 22% stake in Television Broadcasts Ltd. by saying it wants time to reexamine the $…
The Securities & Exchange Commission has accused four ex-officers of the defunct Financial News Network Inc. with overstating the company's earnings: C. Stephen Bolen, the cable company's exec VP and…
Blockbuster Entertainment has acquired another 10% of Spelling Entertainment. The Ft. Lauderdale-based video and music retailer purchased 4.9 million shares of Spelling in a private transaction in…
Loews Theaters has begun a promotion campaign aimed at building customer satisfaction during this peak summer season.
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said that producer Michael S. Levey has agreed to settle claims of false advertising on infomercials, including one featuring Michael Reagan, son of former…
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint against 20th Century Fox after investigating charges that the studio attempted to undermine the stability of a security guard union.
President Clinton ended months of speculation Tuesday by nominating Reed E. Hundt, a D.C.-based antitrust lawyer and old college chum, to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
A division of the U.S.-based Newspaper Guild has won certification of program and production employees at Canadian pubcaster CBC. The Canadian Wire Services Guild (CWSG) won 55% support in a ballot…
An hour wait for a seat at a restaurant; hip shops tailored to young, affluent consumers; swarms of people filling the streets, giving the area a festive air; and a seemingly endless number of movie…