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  • After uproar, HarperCollins to remove atlases that omit Israel

    By Jared Sichel

    December 31, 2014 | 1:14 pm

    HarperCollins issued a statement Wednesday that it will stop the sale of atlases that omit Israel from maps of the Middle East. These books were being sold and distributed in some Arab countries. Earlier Wednesday, an official from the company’s subsidiary had defended the omission...

  • Fear of fun

    By Marty Kaplan

    December 30, 2012 | 6:10 pm

    Some day not all that far in the future, a new kind of entertainment is going to be perfected that will either be the coolest video game ever, or the media equivalent of a lethal man-made super-virus.

    You can predict what that entertainment might be like just by extrapolating...

  • The Occupy movement hits Hollywood—at Fox Studios

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 21, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    Hundreds of protesters overtook the sidewalks outside 20th Century Fox Studios on Pico Boulevard and Motor Avenue to protest what they consider objectionable practices being carried out by Rupert Murdoch and his media empire, News Corp. “Occupy Fox Studios” was timed to coincide...

  • Is Murdoch’s mess bad for the Jews?

    July 25, 2011 | 12:45 pm

    It was only a matter of time before someone would ask whether the international scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s empire was good for the Jews. And if you feel compelled to ask, the answer is almost always “no.”

    JTA’s Ron Kampeas essentially posed the question in a story...