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Traditional media stocks have been on quite a run into the Dow Jones' rise towards hitting the 14,198 intraday peak, with the five biggest media giants hitting new highs. Here's what has been driving the media industry's gains.
Cablevision sued Viacom for forcing it to pay for more than a dozen low-rated cable networks in order to get access to Viacom's more popular channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central.
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Friday:
News Corp. beat earnings expectations, but shares reversed their move upward and headed into negative territory on the media giant's lowered outlook on concerns about the European economy.
Time Warner increased its dividend by 11 percent, and authorized a new $4 billion buyback. CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke with its CEO Jeff Bewkes for more insight.
U.S. stock index futures erased their early gains to turn lower in choppy pre-market trading Wednesday, as investors parsed through a batch of mixed earnings news .
Netflix's move into original content could shift the business, BTIG media analyst Rich Greenfield says.
The South Street Seaport is recovering three months after Sandy. How some small-business owners are using technology to keep sales ringing.
What to expect when two giants—Viacom and Time Warner Cable—report quarterly earnings before the bell on Thursday.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Viacom is under pressure from declining ratings, and Time Warner Cable's earnings per share are expected to grow 18 percent.
If Harvey Weinstein saw reason to be credulous of trader instincts, maybe 2013 is when Netflix proves itself to skeptics.
Al Jazeera's announced plans to establish a new U.S. cable news channel via the purchase of Current TV isn't even 48 hours old and already it finds itself in a vicious battle to retain distribution rights.
Al Jazeera said on Wednesday it will buy Current TV, the struggling cable channel founded by Al Gore and partners, in a move that will boost the Qatar-based broadcaster's footprint in the United States.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Hear what Oracle said? Cramer thinks it may be truly illuminating.
American high schools are taking a page from the pro and college sports playbook and doing similar kinds of money deals and creating an explosive big business.
Charter Communications, the St. Louis-based cable company, has more upside than any other U.S. cable company, CEO Thomas Rutledge told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Monday.
Looking to avoid Wi-Fi charges while traveling? Here are six strategies for accessing free Internet service while you're on the road.
LONDON- A U.S. fine for anti-money laundering rule breaches could cost HSBC significantly more than $1.5 billion and is likely to lead to criminal charges, Europe's biggest bank says. ( HSBC/, expect 1715 GMT/ 12.15 PM ET, by Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham, 870 words).