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Bieber calls for new laws after photographer is killed

Singer Justin Bieber called for new laws cracking down on paparazzi after a passing motorist killed photographer


Planned News Corp spin-off lost $2B in fiscal 2012

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. says the news and publishing unit it plans to split off next year posted a $2 billion net loss in the fiscal year through June, mainly due to one-time charges and restructuring costs in its newspaper division.


Murdoch bid for Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune mooted

Los Angeles Times

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is looking to bid for the Los Angeles Times, the paper has reported, adding Murdoch is also interested in buying its stablemate the Chicago Tribune from their parent company, the Tribune Company.

Senh: Might as buy them while they're cheap.


Disney's Iger to leave CEO post in 2015

Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger will step down as CEO in March 2015 after nearly a decade at the helm, setting in motion a succession plan for the largest U.S. media and entertainment company.


In Big Condé Nast Shift, Sauerberg Becomes President; Townsend Remains Chief

In a surprising shift, Bob Sauerberg will become the next president of Conde Nast, replacing Chuck Townsend, who will remain on as chief executive.


Glamour Named Magazine of the Year

Glamour Named Magazine of the Year

The award was given by the American Society of Magazine Editors and is considered the top one in the industry.


Deadline looms for Time Warner Cable and News Corp.

The possibility that Fox shows could disappear from cable viewers' screens increases as the media giants continue trying to hammer out a deal by midnight on New Year's Eve.


Layoffs: Time Inc. Cuts Staffers Days Before Thanksgiving

Is there no end to this all-media bloodbath? Time Inc. is rolling out another round of layoffs today, right before the holiday season.


Papers: Wife says 'balloon boy' a hoax

The wife of a Colorado father at the center of the "balloon boy" saga told authorities that the giant helium balloon was specifically created for a hoax to draw media attention, according to court documents released Friday.


The 50 Media Sites Bloggers Link To The Most

Media search engine Technorati is about to release The Technorati Attention Index, which measures the mainstream media websites with the highest number of blogs linking to them in the past 30 days. Right now it has a blog post with the inaugural list. YouTube takes the top spot with the New York Times, BBC News,, and MSN rounding out the top five.


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