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In an interview with "V Magazine," Prince says he doesn't own a cell phone, and the New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back on book discounts. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss.
Disney's "Lone Ranger" has been savaged, by critics, says Matthew Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities senior analyst. Discussing what this means for the stock, with Vasily Karasyov, Sterne Agee Media analyst.
Disney's board extended Bob Iger's tenure as its CEO by 15 months through June 30, 2016.
A trip to the movies usually includes a container of buttered popcorn, so why is the salted treat so expensive lately? CNBC's Steve Liesman has an answer that might surprise you.
Rupert Murdoch's publishing and education company "Amplify" will remain a unit of News Corp, while its cable and movie assets unit will become "Twenty First Century Fox." CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
A former U.K. minister told CNBC that he "learned to live" with "several security services" bugging his electronic communications.
High-profile start-up sales have drawn the attention of investors. Now some of the world’s largest companies want a piece of the action.
Propaganda authorities have told local media to tone down their reporting to help stabilize financial markets. The Financial Times reports.
John C. Malone is weighing a deal for Time Warner Cable, using Charter Communications as the merger partner, people briefed on the matter said. The New York Times reports.
Former Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner discusses why "content is still king," and how it has helped networks like AMC, PBS and HBO.
Kerry Trainor, CEO of Vimeo, explains consumers and filmmakers now have alternatives to traditional theatrical film releases.
How to become a better venture capital investor is the topic of the 500 Startups conference in San Francisco.
The SEC is investigating the relationship between Thomson Reuters and Institute for Supply Management, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Paula Deen tearfully says she is not a racist, that she should not have been fired from the Food Network, and that she was unsure whether the N-word was offensive.
Total U.S. spending on ads was virtually flat in the first quarter of 2013, with a 0.1 percent year-on-year decline, while the outlook remains subdued, according to a study from Kantar Media.
John Hendricks, Discovery Communication founder & executive chairman, discusses how curiosity led to the creation of Discovery Communications. And Hendricks reveals how a new business model will allow his company to stay competitive in an ever-changing media environment.
Michael Hayden, principal of the Chertoff Group discusses the media leak of fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Paula Deen has had a week that no amount of comfort food could fix, says CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Caesar's Entertainment is now saying it won't renew its relationship with Deen for restaurants at 4 properties.
After the Food Network announced on Friday that Paula Deen's contract would not be renewed her legion of fans took to social media over the weekend.
Steve Liesman might be the wonkiest of wonks at CNBC and that may be partly true - partly. As the network's senior economics reporter he makes complex economic data more understandable, but after work, when the sun goes down and the lights come up it's all about music.