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  1. Sony Infighting Led to TV Chief Steve Mosko's Exit

    6:40 am 6/2/2016

    The strained relationship between SPE CEO Michael Lynton and Mosko played a significant role in the latter's exit from Sony Pictures Television after a nearly 24-year run.Read more

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  2. Sony Makes Michael Lynton, Three Others "Corporate Executive Officers"

    3:08 am 3/25/2016

    The Japanese conglomerate elevates four, bringing the total number of such execs with "ultimate responsibility for the Sony Group's management" to 10.Read more

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  3. Sony Pictures Shakeup: Doug Belgrad to Step Down as Film President (Exclusive)

    5:11 pm 3/18/2016

    The longtime studio executive has been with Sony since 1989.Read more

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  4. Sony's Michael Lynton Likes to Fax Instead of Email in Wake of Hack

    4:04 pm 2/18/2016

    "My fax machine is in great use at this point," said the Sony Entertainment CEO, who now prefers jotting down memos and faxing them instead of firing off emails. Read more

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  5. Simon Cowell Feted at London Music Industry Event

    4:32 pm 11/2/2015

    One Direction, Leona Lewis and others came out for the annual Music Industry Trusts Award gala, with Harvey Weinstein, Oprah, Kevin Spacey, James Corden and Sony's Michael Lynton appearing in a video tribute.Read more

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  6. Sony's Michael Lynton: Amy Pascal Exit "Didn't Have Anything to Do With Emails"

    4:39 pm 10/8/2015

    "Any connection between the two is invalid," said Lynton of Pascal's leave from Sony during an open discussion that took place at Harvard University on Thursday. "It was as much about the performance of the film unit as [anything else]."Read more

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  7. Karma? Sony-Hack Book Proposals Leaked Around Hollywood

    8:15 am 6/24/2015

    The Wall Street Journal's Ben Fritz and Variety's Peter Bart promise new revelations about Amy Pascal's compensation, the friction with 'Interview' stars Seth Rogen and James Franco, and a larger indictment of the artistic bankruptcy of Hollywood moviemaking.Read more

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  8. Sony Hack Movie in the Works from Oscar-Nominated Team (Exclusive)

    10:49 am 6/2/2015

    Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer have begun working on a documentary that explores the culprit behind the cyberattack that captivated Hollywood.Read more

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  9. Natalie Portman Sounds Off on Israel, Netanyahu, French Anti-Semitism and the "False Idol" of Oscar

    9:00 am 5/6/2015

    With strong opinions on everything from the Israeli elections ("I'm very, very upset") to Hollywood's worship of awards, Portman will unveil her directorial debut, 'A Tale of Love and Darkness,' her way — all in Hebrew — just a short flight away from her new home in Paris: "I like being a stranger in a place. You’re kind of an outsider, and I think that's what makes you. It's the only way I've ever known."Read more

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  10. Sony Pictures CEO: Dealing With Studio Hack Was "Sort of Like the Titanic"

    1:24 pm 4/29/2015

    Also at the Milken Conference, CBS chief Leslie Moonves declared the era of the skinny bundle for TV. Read more

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