Saturday, December 14, 2019

THE LORAX IS GREEN IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE

March 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Final box-office figures on Monday confirmed that Universal’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax did indeed sell more tickets than any other movie this year. Although its actual take was about a half-million dollars less than estimates, the movie wound up with $70.22 million. That was significantly higher than the $50 million that most experts had predicted […]

NEWS CORP GOT SOME GOOD NEWS, TOO

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Shares in News Corp jumped more than 17 percent by midday today (Thursday) after the company posted quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates. The news was trumpeted by Fox Business Network, which itself contributed to an unexpected surge in earnings by the media conglomerate. “Fox Business has made great strides,” News Corp President/COO Chase […]

BILL O’REILLY AND THE SIMPSONS: THE FEUD GROWS

December 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly took another swipe at The Simpsons Tuesday for its recent barbs directed at Fox News. The Simpsons airs on the Fox TV network, a News Corp sibling of Fox News. “I don’t care about The Simpsons,” O’Reilly said during an interview with Don Imus, whose morning show airs on another […]

AS EXPECTED, LOU DOBBS MOVES TO FOX BUSINESS NETWORK

November 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The long predicted move by former CNN host Lou Dobbs to Fox Business Network will take place during the first quarter of next year, the cable network said Wednesday. FBN announced that it had signed a multi-year deal with Dobbs, but it did not disclose the terms, nor did it indicate whether Dobbs would also […]

BRITISH P.M. TO BE QUESTIONED ABOUT HACKERGATE

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Harriet Harman, the acting leader of the British Labor Party, says she plans to question Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday over the appointment of Andy Coulson as his official spokesman. Coulson is the former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid who resigned last year following revelations that one of its reporters […]