Media Publishing

  • Arianna Huffington is leaving Huffington Post

    The co-founder of the digital media site is stepping down as editor-in-chief to work on her new health and wellness start-up.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    The Federal Communications Commission voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market, a source familiar with the vote said. The decision is a blow to struggling newspaper companies that have long pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • TORONTO, Aug 9- The publisher of one of Canada's biggest-circulation daily newspapers laid off 45 Toronto Star newsroom employees, according to a company memo sent on Tuesday. "We are today announcing further staff reductions affecting 22 regular employees, including 19 in the Toronto Star newsroom," acting Star publisher David Holland wrote in a memo to staff...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook says it's overriding ad blockers and giving consumers control over what kind of ads they see.

  • Hollywood's untold story

    Author James Andrew Miller talks about his new tell-all book about Hollywood's biggest players.

  • Aug 8- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reported an unexpected 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its digital real estate business and in its news division that houses the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. An extra week in the fourth quarter ended June 30 also helped the New York- based company's revenue rise in the quarter and snap a...

  • The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year earlier. Apart from the Journal, the division includes the New York Post and Dow Jones Newswires as well as the Times and the Sun in the UK and newspapers in Murdoch's native Australia.

  • Aug 8- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in its digital real estate business. The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year...

  • A rare copy of Superman's 1938 comic-book sold at an auction in Dallas.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during an event at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook is further flexing its publishing muscles, unveiling new rules for media companies to comply with.

  • The silhouette of a pedestrian is seen walking past the new headquarters of Time Inc. in New York.

    Time Inc. reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as higher digital advertising revenue failed to make up for a fall in income from print ads.

  • Aug 4- Time Inc, publisher of Sports Illustrated, People and Time magazine, reported a 0.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a strong dollar and a fall in income from its print business. The company's net profit fell to $18 million, or 18 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $24 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LOS ANGELES/ LONDON, Aug 3- " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," the script for a new London play telling the eighth story in the boy wizard series, has sold more than 2 million copies in its first two days on the market in the United States, publisher Scholastic said on Wednesday. "Cursed Child," written by Rowling, screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne and director John...

  • MILAN, Aug 3- RCS MediaGroup's CEO and chairman quit on Wednesday, allowing top shareholder Urbano Cairo to take the helm after winning a battle for control of the Milan- based publisher. RCS, which publishes Italy's top-selling daily Corriere della Sera, is seen as an influential asset in a country where newspapers still shape the political and economic debate.

  • MILAN, Aug 3- RCS MediaGroup's CEO and chairman quit on Wednesday, allowing top shareholder Urbano Cairo to take the helm after winning a battle for control of the Milan- based publisher. RCS, which publishes Italy's top-selling daily Corriere della Sera, is seen as an influential asset in a country where newspapers still shape the political and economic debate.

  • 'Harry Potter and The Cursed Child' sells more than 2M copies

    The script of the stage play broke records during its first two days of sales.

  • Copies of the book 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

    Not even "Hamilton" can keep up with these numbers.

  • The front of the Palace Theatre promotes its new show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in London.

    Billed as the 8th installment in the series, the play has awakened new Pottermania, but author J.K. Rowling says, "Harry is done now."

  • The company, which owns cable channel Showtime, radio stations and publishing house Simon& Schuster, said net income rose to $423 million, or 93 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $332 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. CBS will benefit later this year from double-digit ad price increases that were locked in during the advance...