For decades, songsters and labels have bemoaned the fact that they receive no royalties from radio play. Sorry, say broadcasters -- it's free promotion.
Napster got yet another stay of execution in its protracted copyright lawsuit late Friday as a California judge postponed the record industry's motion for summary judgment and set the stage for a…
Digital music startup Listen.com has pulled ahead of its rivals in a heated race to offer a complete library of major-label music, inking a pact to license the digitized song library of Warner Music…
RightsLine has landed Santa Monica-based worldwide film and TV distributor Cinamour Entertainment as a client for its online rights management and licensing service.
Thinking franchise, New Line Cinema has linked with Zide/Perry Entertainment to bring recently released vidgame "State of Emergency" to the silver screen.
Federal regulators have pulled the plug on an Internet-based movie investment scheme allegedly touting ownership of "New Horizons," a pic that the scammers claimed would have toplined Tom Cruise and…
Universal Interactive said Tuesday that it plans to bow several new vidgame franchises for multiple gaming platforms based around Bruce Lee, the Thing and "Jurassic Park" as part of its vidgame…
Internet research and measurement firm NetRatings has called off its planned $71 million acquisition of rival Jupiter Media Metrix, due in part to scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission…
A federal arbitration panel on Wednesday made history by setting a proposed royalty rate for songs broadcast on the Internet, setting up a new revenue stream for labels and artists that is sure to…
MGM Home Entertainment has inked two deals with online video-on-demand players, signaling that the studio considers the Internet is a strong distribution platform for its pics.
"Moulin Rouge," the lone best picture Oscar nominee available on homevideo, rose 160% in DVD sales from the week prior to the nominations, sparking retailers to increase re-orders of the title by…