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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct
December 16th, 2017. 12:14 AM

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry

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Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
December 15th, 2017. 7:35 PM

Disney $52 billion purchase of Fox seals rift in Marvel, 'Star Wars' universes but it will be unavoidable online and in theaters

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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
December 15th, 2017. 1:57 PM

This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple iTunes.

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Court rules for AP in reporter impersonation document fight
December 15th, 2017. 12:41 PM

A federal appeals court has sided with reporters in a court fight over documents

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Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete with Netflix
December 14th, 2017. 5:19 PM

Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining film and television studios and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies

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Retiring New York Times publisher to be replaced by his son
December 14th, 2017. 4:37 PM

The publisher of The New York Times is stepping down after 25 years and will be succeeded by his 37-year-old son

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FCC votes to kick off review of broadcaster ownership limit
December 14th, 2017. 3:30 PM

The Federal Communications Commission is voting on party lines to kick off a review of how many TV stations one company can own

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The Latest: Trump supports Disney's 21st Century Fox deal
December 14th, 2017. 3:23 PM

The White House says President Donald Trump supports Disney's purchase of much of 21st Century Fox.

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Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
December 14th, 2017. 1:00 PM

Leaders from the NFL, NBA NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.

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Fox looks to wrap up Sky takeover in UK, hand over to Disney
December 14th, 2017. 12:57 PM

21st Century Fox says it will continue to pursue its 11.7 billion ($15.4 billion) takeover offer for Sky, even though Disney is buying a large part of the company owned by Rupert Murdoch's family

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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal
December 14th, 2017. 12:54 PM

Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining film and television studios and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies

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NYT publisher stepping down, to be succeeded by son
December 14th, 2017. 12:20 PM

The publisher of the New York Times Company is stepping down after 25 years

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What stays, what goes: Disney and Murdoch after the sale
December 14th, 2017. 11:00 AM

Disney is buying a large part of Fox, but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family.

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Amazon will stream AVP beach volleyball tour
December 14th, 2017. 9:25 AM

Amazon has reached an agreement with the AVP tour to livestream every tournament for the next three summers

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The Latest: Disney says James Murdoch future role unclear
December 14th, 2017. 9:16 AM

Disney CEO Robert Iger says he'll work with Fox CEO James Murdoch on integrating the two companies, but Iger doesn't know what Murdoch's role will be over the long term.

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Megyn Kelly takes on sexual misconduct topic, finds audience
December 13th, 2017. 5:07 PM

Megyn Kelly is finding an audience for her NBC show by taking on the meaty topic of sexual misconduct

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Cellphone company T-Mobile to launch TV service next year
December 13th, 2017. 1:02 PM

Cellphone company T-Mobile says it is launching a TV service next year, the latest company to marry wireless and video

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Report: Weinstein movie exec accused of sexual harassment
December 13th, 2017. 11:09 AM

A movie executive based in Hong Kong who is an associate of Harvey Weinstein's has been accused of sexual harassment, according to a report

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CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account apparently hacked
December 13th, 2017. 10:23 AM

CNN is claiming Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a tweet from his handle called the president a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones winning Alabama's special Senate election

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Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster
December 13th, 2017. 10:17 AM

The jury of Poland's main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests

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