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Salem Sponsors 'Mid-Term Madness' Political Fantasy Game

Salem Media Group Inc.’s radio show host Hugh Hewitt will launch Mid-Term Madness, a fantasy game allowing listeners to select who they think will win key races in the Nov. 6 elections, the company announced Wednesday.

LA Weekly Investor Sues Publisher

LA Weekly Publisher Brian Calle is accused of “breathtaking incompetence, self-dealing and fraudulent intention” in a lawsuit filed Aug. 27 by David Welch, one of the investors who took over as LA Weekly owners last November.

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Scorpion Launches YouTube Show About Clients

Scorpion, the online marketing agency in Valencia, has debuted a new YouTube series about its clients.

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Salem Media Acquires Financial Publisher

Salem Media Group has acquired former financial analyst Hilary Kramer’s investment newsletters and websites, the Camarillo-based conservative and Christian media company announced Monday.

Salem Media Falls on Disappointing Quarter

Shares of Salem Media Group Inc. fell more than 16 percent Thursday after the Camarillo-based Christian and conservative media company announced a worse-than-expected quarterly loss of $2.2 million, or -8 cents a share.

Study: California Not Getting Its Share of Big Action Films

California was the location for 10 of the 100 highest-performing U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, according to a study released Wednesday by FilmL.A.

Expenses Eat into Disney Earnings

Walt Disney Co. missed Wall Street estimates on adjusted earnings and fell short on revenue for the fiscal third quarter.

Preview: MGM Buyout Could Fix Tix

Discount ticket vendor in talks with hotelier.

Salem to Replace Music Countdown Host

Shares of Salem Media Group moved higher Monday after the company announced it will replace Jeff Steele, host of its Singing News Radio Network’s countdown show for Southern Gospel music, with radio personality Rodney Baucom.

Disney, Fox Shareholders OK Acquisition

Shareholders of Walt Disney Co. voted to approve Friday morning the acquisition of the media assets of 21st Century Fox.

Former Bank Exec Takes Marketing Role at Universal Studios

A former executive at Wells Fargo & Co. has been named the new chief marketing officer at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Tix Corp. Refutes 'Poison Pill' Tactic

Tix Corp. has rejected a claim by a major shareholder that he has triggered a “poison pill” provision in shareholders rights plan, the company announced Monday.

Tix Shares Pop on Talk of MGM Buyout

Tix Corp. is in talks with MGM Resorts International to sell off its outstanding shares to the global hospitality company.

Disney Wins Bidding Battle for Fox Assets

Shares of Walt Disney Co. closed up more than 1 percent Thursday after Comcast Corp. pulled out of a bidding war for the media assets of 21st Century Fox.

On-Location Filming in L.A. Drops in Quarter

On-location film, television and commercial production decreased by more than 5 percent in the second quarter compared to a year ago, according to figures released Wednesday by FilmL.A.