Wednesday, July 23, 2014

ALL (BUT ONE) NEWS CORP EXECS TAKE COMPENSATION HIT

September 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Of all of News Corp’s top executives, only Fox News Channel Chairman Roger Ailes received a raise in 2011, according to SEC filings reported by today’s (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times. Ailes, in fact, received a 30 percent increase in compensation to $21.1 million versus $15.6 million in 2011. Other top officers took significant hits to […]

NBC UNIVERSAL CHIEF LOSES A THIRD OF HIS PAY

April 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke had his compensation slashed by more than a third in 2011, according to an SEC filing. Not that the reduction will inspire much distress. Burke wound up the year with $23.7 million versus $34.7 million he received the previous year. Also taking a significant cut in pay was Burke’s boss, […]

COURIC LANDS AT ABC

June 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC, which is losing Oprah Winfrey, is gaining Katie Couric. ABC Confirmed today (Monday) that it had signed a deal with Couric to host a syndicated talk show beginning in the fall of 2012 and to contribute to ABC News beginning this summer. In a message to staff, ABC News President Ben Sherwood said: “I’ve […]