yDick Tracy factor

A dispute between Warren Beatty and Tribune over TV and film rights to comic book character Dick Tracy will be aired in court as part of the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

> Media stocks surging

April was a rare month on Wall Street: Media stocks outpaced the general markets, doing better than even many tech stocks.

> Silenced by flu

After the Mexican government banned public events in Mexico City, issued advisories against gatherings in other parts of the country and closed schools nationwide in response to the swine flu outbreak, concert promoters and managers scrambled to postpone shows to after Wednesday, when schools are scheduled to reopen.