Vivendi sells 10 percent stake in Universal Music Group to Ackman’s SPAC

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman bought a 10 percent stake in Vivendi’s Universal Music Group for $4 billion, valuing the world’s largest record label — which is home to Drake, Taylor Swift and Billy Eilish...

Hollywood agent Ari Emanuel leaves Live Nation board amid DOJ antitrust scrutiny

Hollywood super agent Ari Emanuel and one of his top lieutenants have resigned from the board of Live Nation after the Department of Justice expressed antitrust concerns over their directorships at the concert promoter....

Kushner snags book deal with Harper Collins; no deal yet for Trump

Jared Kushner has become the latest Trump administration official to snag a book deal, signing with Harper Collins on Wednesday, even as his father-in-law and former president appears to be getting shunned by publishers. The...

WaPo promotes writer who said ‘Karens’ lucky blacks didn’t call for revenge

A Washington Post writer who tweeted that white women were “lucky” that black people were “just calling them Karens instead of calling for revenge,” has been promoted by the paper. Karen Attiah is now...

Joe Rogan savages CNN’s Brian Stelter and his ‘terrible’ show

Podcast king Joe Rogan has savaged CNN’s Brian Stelter for being under the thumb of the White House — and losing viewers with a “f–king terrible” show. In the latest episode of “The Joe Rogan...

Barstool honcho Dave Portnoy briefly suspended from Twitter

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was briefly suspended from Twitter Friday evening. Portnoy’s account, which is followed by more than 2.5 million users, was inaccessible as the hashtag FreeDavePortnoy trended around 8:30 p.m. Visitors to his...

Roku claims ‘significant growth’ from shows acquired from Quibi

Roku said Friday that its slate of original programming, which it acquired from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s shuttered startup Quibi, has led to “significant growth.” Roku didn’t break out specific numbers, but said that since the Quibi...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo ripped on Twitter after seeking examples of his bias

Don’t ask a question when you may not like the answer. CNN anchor Chris Cuomo learned that lesson the hard way Thursday, as Twitter users proved all too willing to point out examples of...

Dick Stolley, journalist who landed Zapruder film, dead at 92

Dick Stolley, the legendary journalist who landed the Zapruder film of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination for Life magazine and who went on to launch People magazine, has died. He died Wednesday at age 92...

Fred Mogul sues WNYC for labeling him a ‘plagiarizer’

A former WNYC reporter is suing the radio station claiming he was given the boot after being falsely accused of plagiarism, according to new court papers. Fred Mogul, an 18-year veteran of WNYC who covered...