Media Publishing

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • 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 has focused on its online subscription streaming services such as CBS All Access, as a way to lower its dependence...

  • *Digital ad sales falls for second straight quarter. July 28- The New York Times Co reported its second quarterly loss in a row as advertising sales declined, but the publisher said it expects a rebound in digital ad revenue growth in the current quarter. "Advertising was tougher in the quarter, particularly on the print side," Chief Executive Mark Thompson said in a...

  • The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times Co. reported its second quarterly loss in a row as print and digital advertising sales declined.

  • Executive Edge: Mysterious light streaks across CA sky

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including a record-breaking number of Harry Potter pre-orders, and Twitter lighting up social media with videos of a strange light streaking across the California sky.

  • TORONTO, July 27- Torstar Corp slashed its dividend and reported a wider second-quarter loss on Wednesday, sending its shares lower, as the owner of one of Canada's largest circulation newspapers struggled with slumping print advertising revenue. The publisher of the Toronto Star and a string of community newspapers said lower revenue trends have extended...

  • TORONTO, July 27- Torstar Corp, owner of Canada's largest circulation daily newspaper, on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss as print advertising revenue continued to decline. The company, which publishes the Toronto Star, said its net loss from continuing operations was C $24.3 million, compared with a net loss of C $1.1 million in the same period the year...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government may become a movie and music industry player, at least temporarily, after moving to seize $1 billion in assets that prosecutors said were bought with money looted from the Malaysian state development fund. The 2013 movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" and an interest in the rights of EMI Music Publishing are among the targets of civil...

  • LONDON, July 21- The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper, which urged Britons to vote out at the EU referendum, said on Thursday that the Brexit result had sparked uncertainty in advertising and property markets. In the three weeks since June 26, and after the June 23 referendum, the advertising market improved slightly, with print advertising down 8 percent...

  • TORONTO, July 7- Postmedia Network Canada Corp, the country's biggest newspaper publisher, will give creditors nearly all of its equity in a restructuring deal that would almost halve its heavy debt load, the company said on Thursday. The deal will reduce its debt by C $307 million and cut around C $50 million from its annual cash interest payments, the company said.

  • CONAKRY July 4- Rio Tinto has shelved its $20 billion Simandou iron ore project in Guinea because of a sustained slump in prices, the company's new Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques said in an interview with The Times newspaper. Simandou would have comprised an iron ore mine in central Guinea, a 650- kilometer railway and a deepwater port on the West...

  • LONDON, July 1- Britain's Daily Mail newspaper on Friday backed Theresa May's bid to become the next prime minister, saying she was the only one out of five candidates for the Conservative Party leadership who was up to the job. After last week's vote to leave the European Union plunged Britain into its biggest political crisis of modern times, Prime Minister...

  • RUSSIAN C.BANK CHAIRWOMAN SAYS MAY TAKE PAUSE IN FURTHER KEY RATE CUT- INTERVIEW TO VEDOMOSTI NEWSPAPER.

  • Corey Lewandowski loses $1.2M book deal

    HarperCollins dropped the offer after Lewandowski refused to let the publisher review a copy of his non-disclosure agreement.

  • SHANGHAI, June 29- Despite the yuan's recent weakness against the U.S. dollar there has been no panic selling of the Chinese currency and market expectations for the yuan's value remain steady, China's two main official securities newspapers said in front-page articles on Wednesday. The articles in the Shanghai Securities News and the China Securities...

  • Corey Lewandowski, campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks with the media on March 11, 2016 in Palm Beach, Florida.

    Former Trump campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, booted earlier this month, has lost a $1.2 million book deal, Politico reported, citing sources.