ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister reacted angrily Monday to media reports of a text exchange between an Indian TV anchor and a former media industry executive that suggests a 2019 Indian...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Vice Media is cutting 250 jobs globally as it seeks to achieve profitability. It is the latest round of layoffs as the media industry contracts.
The cuts affect about 10 percent of Vice's 2,500 staff, said company spokeswoman Danielle Carrig. But she said Vice plans to add jobs as well in departments including sales and digital news as it focuses on its units with potential for growth.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's federal government said Wednesday it is stepping in to help the struggling Canadian media industry with new tax credits and incentives.
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the package is worth nearly $600 million Canadian (US$453 million) over the next five years. Details of the program won't be available until the next federal budget.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves.
Parsons is the former chairman of Time Warner and Citicorp. He was added to the board of CBS earlier this month along with five others as the company pursues an independent investigation into Moonves.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new agency in Indiana has taken responsibility for the state's film industry.
The Indiana Office of Tourism Development said Monday that it has transitioned Film Indiana from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Film Indiana is the in charge of the film, television, commercial and new media industry. It promotes Indiana to prospective filmmakers and helps companies looking for production services in Indiana.
PHOENIX (AP) — The new Arizona Office of Film and Media is expected to help promote and attract film and media industry projects into the state.
The City of Phoenix Film Office says Studio 48 will be under the direction of Matthew Earl Jones.
He's the half-brother of famed actor James Earl Jones.
Studio 48's name refers to Arizona's entry into the union as the 48th state.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities lifted a three-day publication ban in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, but newspapers delayed print runs Tuesday due to uncertainties about the restrictions imposed during massive anti-India protests that have left dozens of people dead and hundreds injured.
Newspapers owners and editors said the Kashmir government had yet to guarantee smooth media operations in the prevailing tense situation.