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POLICE PROBE OF U.K. HACKING SCANDAL TO COST $60 MILLION

September 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

While much has been written about the enormous cost to News Corp of the telephone hacking scandal in the U.K., little has been written about the cost to the British taxpayer. But Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner Sue Akers has put a figure on the costs of the three parallel investigations: Operation Weeting, which focuses on […]

SMASH: FOR NBC, IT’S MORE LIKE CRUNCH

May 4, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

NBC executives may now be wishing they had not renewed Smash, the only new scripted series that debuted midseason on the network that was not a total flop. (The other midseason entries were Awake, The Firm, Best Friends Forever and Bent.) Adweek has observed that the network posted an operating cash flow loss of $10 […]