Culture

BBC must reform or die, says Trust chairman

Published 11/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's BBC could be doomed unless it makes radical changes, the head of its governing trust said on Sunday, after its director [more…]

BBC director general resigns over “shoddy journalism”

Published 10/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - BBC Director General George Entwistle resigned on Saturday, just two months into the job, after the state-funded broadcaster put out a program [more…]

BBC chief quits amid broadcaster’s child sex abuse turmoil

Published 10/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - BBC Director General George Entwistle resigned on Saturday, just two months into the job, after failing to get to grips with a [more…]

BBC under fire again after false child sex abuse report

Published 10/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's public broadcaster, reeling from revelations that one of its former stars was a pedophile, was struggling to contain damage on Saturday [more…]

Cozy texts show Cameron ties to Murdoch executive

Published 04/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Text messages sent by the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers to Prime Minister David Cameron, published on Sunday, have further [more…]

Disney to buy “Star Wars” producer for $4.05 billion

Published 31/10/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and its "Star Wars" franchise for $4.05 billion in cash [more…]

Disney’s $4 billion Lucasfilm deal began with lightsabers in Orlando

Published 31/10/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's $4 billion deal to buy George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd, Disney's third major entertainment acquisition in seven years, started [more…]

Weather Channel leads cable news ratings with Sandy coverage

Published 30/10/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Viewers looking for an update as Hurricane Sandy approached the U.S. East Coast made The Weather Channel the most-watched cable news [more…]

Gore’s Current TV hires bankers to assess future: source

Published 27/10/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Current TV, the liberal cable news channel started by former Vice President Al Gore, has hired JP Morgan and The Raine [more…]

HBO delays launch in Nordic battle with Netflix

Published 26/10/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Premium cable network HBO delayed the launch of video and online distribution of its programming in four Scandinavian countries, giving a [more…]