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Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have announced an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public company.


Related Topix: Journal Communications, Publishing, EW Scripps

5 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan shark who shook down borrowers in ritzy Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Mafia

10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.


Related Topix: The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Jim Parsons

13 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister, Jessica Blyth Barrymore, was found dead in her car early Tuesday morning in San Diego, according to TMZ.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weird

14 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Man drives Camaro off bridge; drag race tie probed

Westchester County police say the man took an exit off a parkway and drove off the Ashford Avenue Bridge in Dobbs Ferry at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.


Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Publishing, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

18 hrs ago | DNA India

Paramount Pictures apologises for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

Paramount Pictures film studio apologised on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept.


Related Topix: Paramount Pictures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, _No Company, Napoleon Games, Mutant, Video Games, Twitter, Startups, Facebook

21 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Judge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a... Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Publishing, New Times, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWRD-FM Irving

10 Ways to Experience More of God's Presence

Editor's Note : The following is a report on the practical applications of Alec Rowland's upcoming book The Presence: Experiencing More of God .


Related Topix: Publishing, Tyndale House Publishers

Denver Post

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at U.S. District Court wearing dog tags around her neck in St. Paul, Minn.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Publishing, Star Tribune

Ayer Public Spirit

Nielsen's top prime-time programs for July 21-27

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.


Related Topix: Walt Disney, Television

CBS shifts schedule to boost ratings for 'Extant'

Starting Wednesday, CBS is moving the drama starring Halle Berry back an hour, to 10 p.m. EDT, so that it follows "Criminal Minds."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Reality TV, Univision, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment


Beyonce house hunting without Jay Z?

The ubersuperduperstar was seen checking out a $21.5 million penthouse in Chelsea, close to the building in which Katie Holmes barricaded herself after her divorce from Tom Cruise, a source reportedly told New York Daily News.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music, Entertainment

New York Times 2Q profit drops 54 percent

The New York Times Co. on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 54 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing


5 California career colleges close abruptly

A company that operated five health care career colleges in California has abruptly closed its campuses 10 days after filing for bankruptcy.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Jeryll Hadley and a friend were trying to set up a tent over a campfire along California's Gualala River 25 years ago, their hands on the metal center pole, when lightning struck the tree next to them, throwing them about 30 feet apart.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Ukiah, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Venice (Los Angeles, CA)

Lake County Record-Bee

Batkid documentary in the works

Batkid is, of course, leukemia survivor Miles Scott, who as a 5-year-old last year "saved Gotham" as part of his Make-a-Wish Foundation dream wish.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Siskiyou County, CA, Tulelake, CA, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Entertainment

Paradise Post

'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout

The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Universal Pictures

Deming Headlight

Freddie Prinze Jr. rips Kiefer Sutherland

Freddie Prinze Jr. ripped Kiefer Sutherland last weekend at Comic-Con, saying the "24" actor made him want to quit acting.


Related Topix: 24, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Freddie Prinze Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Startups, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Publishing, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Manchester Journal

One Direction's Zayn Malik causes furor over Palestine tweet

A few celebrities have weighed in on the Israeli-Palestinian crisis in Gaza in recent weeks by tweeting support for Palestine, but most, including Rihanna and Dwight Howard, quickly deleted their tweets after experiencing a huge backlash by supporters of Isreal.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music, Entertainment

News Observer

Report for Detroit creditor boosts value of art

The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press report an art consultant for Financial Guaranty Insurance estimated the collection is worth $8.5 billion.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network


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