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TRIAL OF MURDOCH’S TOP ASSOCIATES SET FOR NEXT YEAR

September 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several top executives and journalists for Rupert Murdoch’s now-defunct News of the World returned to court today for pretrial formalities that included the judge’s announcement that their trials will begin in September of next year. Among the former News of the World employees who face a general charge of “conspiracy to unlawfully intercept communications” were […]

MEDIA ASK FOR OPEN HEARING IN AL-QAEDA CASE

April 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News Network is the only television news entity to join a request by several leading newspaper and magazine publishers and National Public Radio asking a judge in the Guantánamo war crimes trials to allow coverage if an alleged al Qaeda leader testifies about his mistreatment in secret CIA prisons abroad. Reuters reported on Monday […]

CONRAD MURRAY TRIAL APP RACKS UP BIG SALES

September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ordinarily trial coverage by local television stations does not usually generate much ad revenue — if any at all. Advertisers generally don’t regard such coverage as a fitting environment for sales pitches. And then there’s the problem of where and when to run such ads. But KTTV, the Fox-owned station in Los Angeles that is […]

CASEY ANTHONY MURDER TRIAL BOOSTS RATINGS FOR HLN

June 20, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

The Casey Anthony trial has sent ratings soaring for HLN, CNN’s sibling channel, and has also boosted ratings for other broadcast and cable shows focusing on the trial, the New York Post reported today (Monday). The newspaper observed that total viewers for HLN have risen more than 150 percent since the trial began; the channel’s […]