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  1. China's Censors Crack Down on Streaming Services Showing Hollywood Content

    1:21 am 7/17/2014

    Days after Alibaba announced a landmark deal with Lionsgate on streaming content, China's state media watchdog warns seven Internet-TV companies on "unauthorized" content and threatens to revoke their licenses.Read more

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  2. Spanish Industry Protests Heavy Tax on Entertainment Tickets

    12:58 am 7/17/2014

    In an open letter to the country's Prime Minister, industry chiefs said the 21 percent value-added tax on movie, music and theater tickets has caused sales to drop 30 percent over the past two years. Read more

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  3. Liberty Global Buys Stake in U.K.'s ITV for $825 Million

    11:08 pm 7/16/2014

    UPDATED: John Malone's company acquires the 6.4 percent stake from U.K. pay TV giant BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent.Read more

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  4. Film and TV Distributors Say FCC Net Neutrality Rules Won’t Work

    4:49 pm 7/16/2014

    The Independent Film & Television Alliance, the group behind the American Film Market, don’t want any priority arrangements allowed on the Internet because they say they can't be policed.Read more

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  5. Will Fox's Time Warner Bid Set Off a Wave of Megadeals?

    1:07 pm 7/16/2014

    "The media M&A merry-go-round begins," says one analyst as industry observers discuss possible buyers and sellers. Read more

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  6. 'Wolf of Wall Street' Financier Gets Racketeering Claim Dropped

    12:02 pm 7/16/2014

    UPDATED: Red Granite, which is also producing the upcoming "Dumb and Dumber To," has settled a lawsuit with two producers who worked on the original 1994 comedy.Read more

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  7. Soccer's Post-World Cup Challenge: How to Keep Ratings Momentum

    12:00 pm 7/16/2014

    ESPN and Univision post big gains, and U.S. star Tim Howard earns endorsement riches, but momentum-killers are coming.Read more

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  8. CBS Sports' Sean McManus: We Won't Tell Our Announcers Whether Or Not to Say Redskins On Air

    11:00 am 7/16/2014

    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the exec talks to THR about WME's $2.4 billion deal for his old shop — sports management behemoth IMG — and the scariest person he ever faced at the negotiating table. Read more

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  9. Inside the Biggest Nerd Sporting Event You've Never Heard Of

    11:00 am 7/16/2014

    The exploding universe of e-sports culminates every year in a "League of Legends" tournament that sold out more than 11,000 seats at Staples, has Coca-Cola and American Express as sponsors and keeps teenagers training year-round.Read more

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  10. Maker Studios Names Chief Advertising Officer

    10:00 am 7/16/2014

    Charles Gabriel has joined Maker Studios as chief advertising officer and executive vp global sales. Read more

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