Topic: Television Broadcasting and Production
“Carmageddon” is upon us! The 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile segment of the 405 freeway, Los Angeles’s busiest traffic corridor, began at 7 p.m., Friday evening. For months, bulb-lit billboards have warned the city of severe traffic delays, while newspapers and TV stations ask whether apocalyptic congestion will keep 500,000 travelers from getting where they need to go for nearly three days. How are Los Angelenos coping? Here are five ways:
07/16/2011 10:10 am
The tawdry depths of the phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's media empire have shocked the UK public and exposed the heights of his political influence.
07/15/2011 05:54 pm
Rebekah Brooks resigned Friday as the chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News International. Murdoch defended Rebekah Brooks as the British tabloid phone hacking scandal has unfolded.
07/15/2011 11:54 am
As the News of the World phone hacking scandal broadens, more people are getting swept up in the controversy. Here's a guide to 7 key figures.
07/13/2011 04:33 pm
Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid to takeover British Sky Broadcasting as political and public outrage over the phone-hacking scandal involving his tabloids soars.
07/13/2011 01:50 pm
Media watchdogs want the federal government to investigate Rupert Murdoch's media holdings in the US. The deeper question is whether US newspapers might be prone to similar behavior.
07/12/2011 09:48 pm
While the phone hacking scandal that led News of the World to shut its doors embroils Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour leader Ed Miliband has seized the political - and moral - high ground.
07/12/2011 04:35 pm
Michael Wolff, author of a 2008 Murdoch biography, says the hacking scandal could take down Rupert Murdoch's son James and perhaps Les Hinton, one of Murdoch's longest-serving lieutenants.
07/12/2011 02:29 pm
Rupert Murdoch's troubles in the UK could spread throughout his global media empire, say experts. A lawsuit filed Monday in Delaware may be just the beginning.
07/11/2011 09:42 pm
In Pictures Rupert Murdoch's empire