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Holy Grails! The 20 Best Internships (And The Dollars They Pay)

Posted 05.04.2012 | College

Who says internships are nothing more than unpaid slave labor? A new report from Glassdoor details 20 of their highest rated companies which not on...

Jason Segel Says Studio Head Forced Him To Lose Weight

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

A svelte Jason Segel stopped by "Late Show" (Weeknights, 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS) to promote his latest movie, "The Five-Year Engagement" and he revealed...

Screening Job Applicants Through Facebook for Jobs Has Been a Dirty Little Secret for Years!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Recent news stories have announced as part of your ability to gain employment with some companies, perspective employers are demanding your Facebook password -- and now everyone thinks it's a big deal.

Ron Dicker

Big Bucks To Dead Doc's Lockbox | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

Maybe one of Dr. Seuss' book titles should be renamed "Greenbacks and Ham." Dead since 1991, Dr. Seuss still has the prescription for making money. Th...

Comcast Announces New Service

AP | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cable TV giant Comcast is launching a new subscription video service that will enable its customers to instantly view movies and...

NBC Scraps Incredibly Expensive Plans To Build Studio

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Media

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — NBCUniversal and a developer have scrapped plans to build a $750 million office and TV broadcasting center in Southern...

MSNBC Anchors Begin Disclosing Bain Capital Connection

Posted 02.29.2012 | Media

MSNBC anchors like Ed Schultz and Andrea Mitchell have started to disclose parent company NBC Universal's ties to Bain Capital, the private investment...

Jumping Through Hoops With Hulu: Will Hollywood Studios Kill Their Offspring Again?

Tony Greenberg | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Tony Greenberg

Congratulations to News Corp., Disney, and NBC Universal for creating an online company so successful that tech industry giants may stumble over each other to acquire it. Does Hulu or its buyer get the short stick?

KNBC's Commitment To Diversity Questioned Following Demotions Of Hispanic Talent | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists has sent a letter to Los Angeles NBC O&O KNBC and its corporate parent Comcast expressing concern ove...

General Electric Boosts Earnings, Beating Expectations

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

BOSTON (Scott Malone) - General Electric Co notched a better-than-expected 21.6 percent rise in earnings, helped by strong demand for jet engines ...

Ron Meyer Staying On As Universal President

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Ron Meyer, a former talent agent and longtime president of Universal Studios, has renewed his contract to continue in his role as ...

FCC Regulator To Join NBCUniversal--4 Months After Approving Merger

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- A top telecommunications regulator who voted to approve Comcast Corp.'s takeover of NBCUniversal in January is leaving to join the compa...

FCC Commissioner Joins NBCUniversal 4 Months After Approving Merger

The Wrap | Posted 07.11.2011 | Media

Only in Washington! A mere four months after voting in favor of Comcast's controversial $13.75 billion purchase of NBC-Universal, Meredith Attwell ...

Comcast Shelling Out Tons Of Extra Cash On NBC

AP | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Comcast Corp. will spend an extra $300 million this year on NBCUniversal, mostly to pay for new prime-time shows in a turnaround e...


The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 06.01.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Cable giant Comcast Corp. disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday that chairman and CEO Brian Roberts and new NBCUniversal president and C...

NBC Executive's Death Switched From Accident To Homicide | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The coroner's office is now calling the shooting death of an NBC Universal executive a case of murder. NBC executive Brian Ru...

Jeff Zucker's Final NBCU Observations

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jack Myers

Just a few days before stepping down as CEO of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker responded to questions at the NATPE Conference. His valedictory observations are relevant and important.

Can Indy Web TV Survive the Comcast/NBC Merger?

Maxine Goldenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maxine Goldenson

If the the Comcast/NBCU merger does indeed lead to unprecedented consolidation and a tiered Internet, then there are still several ways an independent content company can stay competitive.

Comcast Completes NBC Takeover

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp has completed its takeover of NBC Universal, creating a $30 billion media behemoth that controls not just how television sh...

NBC Universal's Shocking New Logo

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES -- NBC Universal is now NBCUniversal - without the space, the peacock or the globe silhouette. That was part of the message delivered to ...

PICTURE: Olbermann Gets The 'I'm With Coco' Treatment

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Maybe Keith Olbermann doesn't have the geeky warmth of Conan O'Brien, but that doesn't make him any less worthy of his own grass roots movement, right...

HackCollege's CES Student Gadget Roundup

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

Shep and Luke from took over the NBC Universal stage to take a look at their favorite gadgets for students from the 2011 Consumer Elec...

How Big Is Too Big?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Forty years after the federal government ruled that broadcast networks could not own cable systems, the FCC decided that Comcast, by far the largest of all cable system companies, could take control of NBC Universal, Inc.

Comcastrophe: Comcast/NBC Merger Approved

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Silver

The Comcast-NBC merger is truly a disaster for anyone hoping the American public might emerge from the propaganda morass that is embodied by cable television, and now threatens to consume the Internet.

PHOTOS: Inside The Golden Globes After-Parties

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Golden Globes winners (with trophies in hand) bounced around multiple after-parties at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Chateau Marmont, and surrounding rest...