Society

China Disney project secures $2 billion loan: media

Published 11/04/2012

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The operator of the planned Shanghai Disney theme park has secured a 12.9 billion yuan ($2 billion) syndicated loan for the construction [more…]

DreamWorks Studios gets more financing-source

Published 11/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Studios, the film company headed by director Steven Spielberg, will get around $200 million from its partner Reliance Entertainment to [more…]

James Murdoch finally admits defeat in hacking battle

Published 03/04/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - James Murdoch's belated acknowledgment that he had become a liability to satellite broadcaster BSkyB was a rare admission of defeat by the [more…]

Sony group offers to sell catalogues to get EMI unit: sources

Sony group offers to sell catalogues to get EMI unit: sources

Published 02/04/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Sony-led group has offered to sell several music catalogues which generated 15 million euros ($19.9 million) in royalties last year to [more…]

Al Jazeera sees sporting chance of global media brand

Published 02/04/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - Al Jazeera, best known for its Middle Eastern news coverage, is taking aim at Europe's pay-TV market, using sport to build a [more…]

Bieber, Swift big winners at slimy Kids’ Choice Awards

Published 01/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The green slime flowed so much that even first lady Michelle Obama could not escape it at the Kids' Choice Awards [more…]

Current TV fires star commentator Olbermann

Published 30/03/2012

(Reuters) - Current TV said on Friday it fired star news anchor Keith Olbermann after one year with the progressive public affairs network, accusing him [more…]

Unpaid bloggers’ lawsuit versus Huffington Post tossed

Published 30/03/2012

(Reuters) - AOL Inc on Friday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by unpaid bloggers who complained they were deprived of their fair share of [more…]