Apple's iPad provides a ray of hope: it's forcing magazine publishers to adapt to a new dynamic format, a format that promises dual revenue streams.
At the 7th annual Montgomery Tech conference there's a lot of talk about which company might be "the next Google."
The stocks that make this list are there for good reason – and it’s not uncommon for them to keep going higher.
I just got back from a ten day trip to northern India; I was on vacation but the media stories there were inescapable. Billboards, TV ads, and magazine covers reminded me that this is a massive new market for U.S. media giants and social networks.
How do you shrink the deficit now that Medicare and Medicaid are "off the table for deficit reduction?" By taking on benefits in the second biggest entitlement: Social Security. Or at least that's what the New York Times is suggesting in a front page story which is being widely passed around on trading desks.
For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.
It's been almost a year since Tim Armstrong became CEO of AOL, and now he's at South By Southwest to show his commitment to making AOL a destination for original content.
Eighteen hundred bands, music industry execs, and thousands of fans are gathering in Austin for the annual South by Southwest music conference and festival.
ShoWest, the annual movie theater convention, kicks off today in Las Vegas, and everybody is talking about 3-D.
Conan O'Brien is taking advantage of all the attention he got when ousted from NBC and going on tour.
With the DVD business continuing to fall down the rabbit hole, movie studios are looking for new ways to boost revenues, and "Alice" may be part of the solution.
Disney hit new highs this morning along with upside option activity, after getting a significant upgrade from Bank of America with a targeted price not seen in a decade.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese continue to lure movie-goers to "Shutter Island," while James Cameron's "Avatar" has surpassed $700 million domestically.
CEO Jeffrey Bewkes has turned this company around, Cramer says, making it a buyable stock once again.
"Code Advisors," a new media investment bank launching tomorrow, is banking on a surge in media and tech deals, and old media's need to get new media savvy.
Retirement isn't all about fixed-income investing. Your portfolio also needs a solid income stream and growth potential (for offsetting inflation). Otherwise, you may outlive your savings.
Disney CEO Bob Iger made it clear after the company's earnings report last week that the company is interested in selling its Miramax division.
After nearly six months of litigation Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and Redbox today struck a deal. Redbox, which rents DVDs for $1 a day from kiosks in big box retailers and pharmacies, was locked in a standoff with Warner Bros., which has the largest home entertainment marketshare of any of the studios. In this new deal Redbox agrees to a 28 day window after DVDs go on sale before it starts offering those films in its kiosks.
On a whim and based on Darren Rovell's documentary on the with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, I did a quick scan on how the Dow and S&P performed in years that the magazine cover featured a blonde versus a brunette. You won't believe what I found...
The media and entertainment conglomerate reported sales and a profit that both topped what analysts were expecting, as a recovering advertising market boosted its media operations and offset flat revenues at its parks and studio division.