Viacom in Times Square, New York City. Stock prices of media companies have dropped as consumers cut back on traditional media usage and turn to internet-based entertainment. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Media stocks in the United States endured a two-day rout on Wall Street last week, triggered by Disney’s comments about falling subscriber numbers at (...)

Circulation revenue grew slightly, helped by a 13.8 per cent rise in revenue from digital-only subscription products

The New York Times reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as its print advertising sales fell for the fourth straight quarter. Shares of the c(...)

Viacom offices in New York. Big changes in viewing habits are fuelling investor concerns as a generation of younger viewers spends less time in front of a television in favour of digital alternatives. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Viacom shares fell as much as 20 per cent on another dark day for US media companies as the owner of Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures hit ea(...)

Maurice Levy, chief executive officer of Publicis. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Publicis, the owner of advertising agencies including Leo Burnett and Saatchi and Saatchi, said second-quarter sales rose 39 per cent, beating analyst(...)

TV3’s studios. It is unlikely that INM, will try to buy the for-sale station.

“No action is recommended.” In its review of the 14 submissions to the consultation on its draft media mergers guidelines, now finalised and published(...)

Comedians    Jerry Seinfeld (right) and Trevor Noah: South African faced a backlash of criticism for comments he made on Twitter  about Jews and women shortly after Comedy Central announced he will become the new host of ‘The Daily Show’. Photograph: Brad Penner/USA Today Sports

South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the last-night comedy parody The Daily Show on September 28th, Comedy Centr(...)

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew in Star Wars. George Lucas sold his Lucas film group to Disney at the end of 2012, receiving $2.2 billion in cash and 37.1 million Disney shares.

George Lucas has made a $2.2 billion paper profit on the Walt Disney stock he received in exchange for the rights to Star Wars thanks to the out perfo(...)

The Westin is among a number of propeties acquired by Liberty Global chairman John Malone

Billionaire Irish American businessman John Malone, who owns a number of prestigous properties in Ireland, didn’t just reduce his company’s tax bill w(...)

Julianna Margulies stars as Alicia Florrick and Alan Cumming plays Eli Gold in ‘Dramatics, Your Honor’, a key episode of CBS series ‘The Good Wife’.

US media group CBS, which counts television hits the Good Wife, the Big Bang Theory and the CSI franchise among its assets, is among Merrion Stockbrok(...)

‘Plague of black-eyed ghost children’: the final instalment of the ‘Daily Star’ trilogy.

Not for the first time there has been a spate of front pages in the UK tabloid market that has many people asking – or screaming it, in this instance (...)