Spain's new socialist government has tapped Carmen Caffarel, a 50-year-old university professor, as the numero uno at Spain's troubled giant pubcaster RTVE.
Elisa Salinas, general director of Azteca America, the U.S. unit of TV Azteca, said she would leave the company in the near future.
After three terrible years, Cablevision Mexico, the nation's largest cabler, announced a financial turnaround during the first three months of 2004, fueling hopes for an improved future.
Just for Variety: "Broadcasting news has seen better days. It's too entertainment oriented," Ted Koppel will tell the Radio and Television News Directors Assn. when he receives the Paul White Award…
Miramax Books said Wednesday it will publish Barbara Walters' memoirs in 2007, paying her an advance reportedly worth $4 million-$5 million.