The Hollywood Reporter Apologizes to Deadline Parent Company, Settles Lawsuit 7 weeks ago
The Hollywood Reporter admitted to stealing code from Penske Media Corporation, parent company of rival publications Deadline Hollywood and...
By Lucas Shaw
Variety, now owned by Penske Media Corporation, showed publisher Brian Gott the door and promoted Michelle Sobrino-Stearns to publisher
The mail brought a letter from Jay Penske on Thursday “a courtesy due to the recent events involving the ‘poaching’ of employees in this industry” - thanks Jay!
Industry insiders believe Variety has lost ground but its name may still have value
Jay Penske appears to have shut out Nikki Finke from having much to do with Variety -- which creates the challenge going forward: owning two competing brands that cover the same subject matter
Penske Media Corp., which owns Nikki Finke's website, is suing the parent company of the Hollywood Reporter over copyright infringement
WaxWord will be exposing Finke’s poisonous maneuvers going forward in this space - here's the latest one
Adweek's editorial director suggests that the New York Post may be "making bread from crumbs" in story reporting that his parent company is seeking a replacement
Attorneys will have a hard time proving that the Hollywood trade stole content by confirming the news stories her site broke
"It is not copyright infringement to report these stories, even if on occasion Deadline.com posts them first"
Finke is attempting something that is almost certainly impossible: Stopping reporters from picking up the phone and confirming news that her site has published
After telling the trade to "f--- off" last week, Finke and her parent company have actually filed suit and demanded $5 million
After a letter from THR's law firm hinting at a possible lawsuit, Finke responded with one of her most acerbic posts to-date
The Deadline editor and founder posted a vulgar screed against WME head Ari Emanuel -- with whom she'd had good relations
Finke lashes out at Segall, saying she was "ruining the integrity of Deadline" -- and made her diabetes worse. Segall denies
Nikki Finke-inspired show won't make it to air, but some dialog makes its way to the Web
New York Magazine critic comes to the defense of ousted Movieline writer
Penske poaches 17-year veteran of paper to cover big media, corporate finance for Nikki Finke
"MMC has demonstrably and repeatedly violated my client’s rights, including but not limited to violations of the antitrust laws, as well as unfair competition and trade libel"
After website publishes entire lineup of Oscar show, reporter Mike Fleming's credentials are revoked
But the network is “still interested in a show about her, this time with her on board from the beginning”
It's not even the Deadline founder -- after two months in Hollywood, this is the best the iPad-only publication's entertainment editor has got?
Finke tells Gawker she doesn't have that lady's "mouthlines"; we agree
In a Hollywood standoff with Deadline founder, Richard Johnson is keeping his mouth shut for the moment
Can't wait for The Daily to post her photo? Use this handy drawing tool!
The blogger faces the thing she fears most: a photo, in Rupert Murdoch's new Daily. Now it's war
In 2005, Finke called HuffPo -- which sold on Sunday for $315 million -- "the sort of failure that is simply unsurvivable"
"Celebrity Apprentice" season finale up from last week but down from last year's finale