Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:58:56 EDTCopyright: copyright © 2016 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:58:18 EDTThe companies are negotiating a deal that would value Time Warner at more than $80 billion and would create a new hallmark in the rapidly converging realms of media, communications and the internet. An agreement could come as early as this weekend.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:06:33 EDTApple talked to Time Warner a few months ago, and though the discussions didn’t progress beyond a preliminary stage, the maker of the iPhone is monitoring Time Warner’s negotiations with AT&T.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:25:38 EDTTime Warner is an attractive media asset, but acquiring it would be a blockbuster of a gamble for AT&T.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:51:43 EDTEditorial employees at Fusion have stated their desire to unionize, but they say the effort is facing resistance from executives at the Univision-owned digital media company.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:29:27 EDTThe Wall Street Journal is making buyouts available to a “substantial number of employees” as the news company reviews its operations amid a continued slide in print advertising.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:30:56 EDTThe Obama administration is experimenting with new ways to combat the social-media lure of the terrorist group Islamic State, putting online anti-extremism messages in front of would-be terrorist fighters overseas.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:01:06 EDTNewspapers are suffering an accelerating drop in print advertising, a market already under stress, forcing some publishers to consider significant cost cuts and dramatic changes to print and digital products.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:10:51 EDTWith viewers binge-watching the U.S. presidential election, marketers launching TV shows, books and movies are coming up with some evasive maneuvers to stand out.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:38:25 EDTVerizon Communications reported declining revenue and plunging subscriber growth, and said it is assessing whether it will need to renegotiate its acquisition of Yahoo after a major data breach.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:59:39 EDTShares in Publicis dropped after the advertising giant reported weaker-than-expected sales growth, largely because of the loss of key U.S. clients last year.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:47:36 EDTComcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is investing another $200 million in BuzzFeed, doubling its investment in the digital media company, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:48:03 EDTMetLife decided earlier this year to part with most of its U.S. life-insurance business. Now it is cutting ties with Snoopy.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:13:05 EDTAbout 72 million tuned in for the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, failing to top the record-breaking first contest, but up from the second debate.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:10:51 EDTGoogle Inc. has reached an agreement with CBS Corp. to carry the broadcast network on its soon-to-be-launched web TV service, people familiar with the matter said.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:09:26 EDTDow Jones announced a broad review of operations at The Wall Street Journal, driven by a significant decline in print advertising.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:15:36 EDTThe latest features from the social media company also allow users to buy movie tickets and book salon appointments straight from the app.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:53:53 EDTAfter spending nearly $50 billion last year to acquire DirecTV, AT&T is preparing to roll out an internet video service that could upend its satellite-television business along with the rest of the pay-TV industry.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:37:12 EDTChinese technology and entertainment company LeEco staged a showy U.S. debut Wednesday, but its presentation raised as many questions as it answered.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:31:48 EDTComedian and actor Harry Shearer said in a lawsuit filed Monday that he’s been bilked for years out of profits generated by “This Is Spinal Tap,” the classic comedy film he starred in and helped create.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:06:37 EDTSony Music Entertainment, the world’s second-largest record company, is getting a new boss in six months, the company said Tuesday.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:46:48 EDTChina’s richest man Wang Jianlin has a message for filmmakers: We’re here to stay, so learn to play ball with us.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:11:32 EDTNetflix reported a larger-than-expected increase in new members, easing concerns about the fallout from earlier price increases, and said it intends to license its shows in China.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:07:14 EDTNBC has parted ways with “Today” anchor Billy Bush after a tape of the television personality engaging in a crude conversation about women with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump surfaced earlier this month.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:52:54 EDTPandora is making a promotional tool kit available to help artists and labels market their music.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:09:14 EDTPearson shares tumbled on after the educational publisher said weaker-than-expected trading in the higher-education sector in North America weighed down on nine-month sales.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:24:21 EDTKeywords: Twitter is a media company that happens to be based in San Francisco, and it should be structured, led and valued as such. It is no longer a technology-driven hypergrowth unicorn, writes Christopher Mims.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 19:07:53 EDTBernie Sanders’s admirers will have an opportunity to show whether their affection for the senator from Vermont was a flirtation or something more serious on Nov. 15 when his memoir, “Our Revolution,” hits bookstores.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:11:02 EDTFor her new book, “Earning It,” WSJ’s management news editor Joann S. Lublin talked to more than 50 top female executives to learn what it takes to get ahead in a workplace where sexual harassment and pay inequality persist.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:05:12 EDTNBC is struggling to regain its footing after a misfire on a story about Donald Trump’s vulgar comments about women and how it came across the footage, with its news group and “Access Hollywood” pointing fingers at one another.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:11:45 EDTAmid what is arguably one of the most heated and divisive presidential elections in U.S. history, Alphabet Inc.’s Google is adding a new “fact check” label to myth-busting stories that appear in Google News search results.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:46:49 EDTVerizon’s top lawyer said it is “reasonable” that the data breach at Yahoo may be a material change to its takeover of the internet company, leaving the door open to possibly renegotiate the $4.8 billion acquisition.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:03:50 EDTVisual-search service Pinterest said it has 150 million users world-wide who log on at least monthly. That means the San Francisco startup has increased its users by half since September 2015.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:09:23 EDTWant free e-Books, audiobooks, digital magazines and movies—delivered right to your smartphone? Log in to your local library.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:16:15 EDTMcDonald’s recently hired 200 people to bolster its digital efforts and win back the millennials it lost to rivals serving fresher food.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:21:13 EDTAs viewers turn to the internet, the 94-year-old BBC is facing other hurdles including the impending loss of government subsidies, a child sex-abuse scandal and the defection of its biggest hits.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:17:11 EDTAmazon.com. said it plans to start a new music streaming service that—like many rivals—offers on-demand, unlimited access to tens of millions of songs for a monthly fee. It aims to compete with a lower price and the help of robotic assistant Alexa.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:39:38 EDTFacebook Inc. and Google owner Alphabet Inc. will partner with a little-known Chinese company to build a ultrafast internet cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong, the latest sign of its U.S. backers’ insatiable appetite for bandwidth.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:26:39 EDTNews Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch and Chief Executive Robert Thomson saw their compensation increase in the latest fiscal year, helped by higher performance-based payments and an extra week.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:12:21 EDTGawker Media has asked the judge overseeing the company’s bankruptcy to authorize a probe into the relationship between billionaire Peter Thiel and the lawyer who is representing former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:21:51 EDTNBC is expected to part ways with “Today” show anchor Billy Bush after the emergence of a tape in which he engaged in a lewd conversation about women with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:24:02 EDTTripAdvisor and its Viator brand will stop selling tickets for attractions that include physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species, such as elephant rides, petting tigers and swimming with dolphins.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:43:27 EDTGame engines, now, are sophisticated enough to handle core duties for a company’s entire portfolio of games, saving time and money on development.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:12:24 EDTMagazine publisher Condé Nast has hired Jim Norton away from AOL to the new position of chief business officer and president of revenue.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:50:10 EDTSamsung Electronics Co.’s scramble to replace Galaxy Note 7 phones quickly appears to have backfired, damaging its reputation in the eyes of consumers
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:44:31 EDTNBC was on the defensive after the emergence of a recording of “Today Show” co-anchor Billy Bush—now suspended—engaging in a lewd conversation with Donald Trump.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 20:56:47 EDTWhole Foods is betting that shoppers in low-income neighborhoods will pay for lavender-lemon cream pie and locally sourced beer, as the high-end grocer looks to expand.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:04:55 EDT“The Birth of a Nation” flopped at the box office this weekend, cementing its place among the steepest falls from grace in recent Hollywood history.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:02:28 EDTJack Ma’s Hollywood ambitions are taking shape with a new partnership between Alibaba’s movie business and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners to produce, finance and distribute movies.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:44:35 EDTThe hottest thing at New York Comic Con this year isn’t Batman, Pokémon or Darth Vader. It’s Rose, Dorothy, Blanche and Sophia.