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  1. Canwest receives extension on payment

    9:21 pm 4/14/2009

    Canwest Global Communications, Canada's largest media giant, on Tuesday secured a one-week reprieve after it failed to make an overdue $30.4 million payment to U.S. bondholders.Read more

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  2. Commentary: In a darkened showbiz theater, exhib stocks are putting on a show

    7:00 pm 4/14/2009

    Investors have started to warm up to one sector that until recently seemed to hold little appeal: exhibition, writes GEORG SZALAI.Read more

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  3. Clock is ticking on Canwest payment

    5:02 pm 4/14/2009

    Canadian broadcaster Canwest Global Communications on Tuesday faced fresh bankruptcy protection concerns as it ran up against a late-day deadline to make a missed payment of $30.4 million to U.S. bondholders.Read more

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  4. Spanish studio Filmax refinancing debt

    10:58 am 4/14/2009

    Spanish mini-studio Filmax is refinancing its debt, unveiling an accord with 41 banking institutions company Tuesday that will see it earmark €25 million ($33.2 million) toward its annual investment in diversification and high-tech strategies.Read more

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  5. Canwest shares worthless, analysts say

    4:22 pm 4/13/2009

    Shares of Canwest Global Communications are essentially worthless and should be avoided by investors as Canada's biggest media company fights to restructure its massive debt amid a severe advertising downturn, analysts said Monday.Read more

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  6. Jeff Bewkes confident after TWC spinoff

    1:06 pm 4/13/2009

    In his annual letter to shareholders, Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes expressed confidence in the company's business after the recent TW Cable spinoff despite the recession.Read more

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  7. Canwest writedown ups Q2 loss

    4:01 pm 4/9/2009

    Amid an increasingly poor advertising market, a CAN$1.19 billion ($960 million) writedown at Canwest Global Communications Corp. led the media group to post a ballooning second-quarter loss Thursday.Read more

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  8. Pro7 looking to offload Internet operations

    6:12 am 4/9/2009

    ProSiebenSat.1 is looking at shedding several of its online subsidiaries as the pan-European media group tries to weather the economic downturn.Read more

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  9. Bewkes' compensation up to nearly $20 mil

    4:22 pm 4/8/2009

    Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes' total compensation climbed slightly in 2008, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.Read more

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  10. Commentary: Dance of the penny shares

    4:30 pm 4/7/2009

    Daredevil investors are finding big money in cheap media stocks, writes PAUL BOND.Read more

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