President Clinton Friday named James Quello temporary chairman of the Federal Communications Commission until a permanent FCC head is named.
Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) last week offered legislation that would require broadcasters to air both sides of a controversial issue.
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The Justice Dept. has reversed course and now says it will defend the must-carry provision of the new cable reregulation law that requires cablers to carry most local broadcast stations.
Kirk Kerkorian's Los Angeles-based lawyers have challenged French bank Credit Lyonnais to prove, as the bank alleged, that he participated in a conspiracy to falsify documents relating to the…
Gaylord Entertainment Co. completed a private placement of $ 150 million of 7 .19% senior notes due Feb. 1, 2000.
Times Mirror yesterday posted $ 3.7 billion in revenues for 1992, compared with $ 3.61 billion in 1991. The company said results of operations were significantly affected by restructuring charges…
General Instrument Corp. posted a net income of $ 7.2 million (12 cents a share) on $ 298 million in revenues for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31.
DISC SALE: It appears Encyclopaedia Britannica has put its Compton's NewMedia unit on the block, hiring New York investment bankers Lazard Freres & Co. to handle the transaction.
Jay Leno, long without a manager, now at least has a high-powered lawyer in his corner, having retained Ken Ziffren, a partner in the entertainment law firm of Ziffren, Brittenham & Branca. Reached…
The legal squabble between Robert Morton's Hard Rock Cafe and the celebrity-backed Planet Hollywood turned into the clash of lawyer interpretations yesterday, as both sides sought to put the proper…
Having retired more than 65 million shares of its Series D 11% Preferred Stock in recent weeks, Time Warner is now turning its attention to its Series C 8.75% Convertible Exchange Preferred Stock.