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  • Sony Pictures taps Tom Rothman to run motion picture group

    1 week ago

    Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday named long-time industry executive Tom Rothman as chairman of its motion picture group after Amy Pascal leaves the post in the wake of embarrassing emails.

    [RELATED: Amy Pascal gets a graceful exit]

    Rothman, 60, has been chairman of...

  • Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal gets a graceful exit

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 5, 2015 | 9:53 am

    It comes as no surprise that Amy Pascal, the longtime studio chief of Sony Pictures Entertainment announced this morning that she will step down from her post as head of the studio. The news follows weeks of speculation that Pascal would have to vacate the studio's top spot...

  • Local education politics has a watchdog in LA School Report

    January 14, 2015 | 1:40 pm

    With her strong background in journalism, Jamie Alter Lynton strongly considers the ethics of covering stories such as the hackers’ release of confidential information from Sony Pictures Entertainment, where her husband, Michael Lynton, is the chief executive. On the one hand, it...

  • Sony Pictures CEO consulted U.S. State Dept on film, leaked emails show

    December 17, 2014 | 2:32 pm

    The head of Sony Pictures consulted with a senior U.S. official in June, days after North Korea threatened "merciless countermeasures" over the release of an upcoming film featuring a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un, leaked emails show.

    In an internal June 26 email seen by...

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  • Sony studio chiefs aim to reassure employees after damaging hack

    December 15, 2014 | 5:01 pm

    Executives at Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data.

    Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and...

  • Is SAG’s Rosenberg Serving the Cause, or Wreaking Havoc?

    By Danielle Berrin

    March 18, 2009 | 5:40 pm

    Alan Rosenberg was once known as a charming, hard-working actor with a passion for his craft. He had a knack for playing softhearted roles — the slightly schlubby boy-next-door whose vulnerability was so endearing, you immediately loved him. He got his break as the intellectual...

  • Portman and Lynton and the departure dance of the Danochs

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Stars Come Out for Lynton

    The first weekend box office numbers typically come out on Saturday, actor and director Jon Favreau reminded the audience at the Beverly Hills Hotel. But every Saturday he finds Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Michael Lynton in shul -- West...

  • From Holland to Hollywood:
    Sony CEO Michael Lynton on his Jewish journey

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Michael Lynton's quick rise to become chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment -- at 47 he's already led divisions at Disney, Penguin/Putnam books and AOL -- has subjected him to countless interviews about the performance of his companies. But one topic Lynton has never liked...
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