Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to... Read more »

Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources

(Reuters) – Hedge fund Starboard Value LP is close to having eight directors elected to the board of GCP Applied Technologies Inc (GCP.N) at the chemical company’s annual meeting,... Read more »

Mexican broadcaster Televisa grapples with steamy soaps in social-distancing era

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Some of the top creative minds at Mexican broadcaster Televisa are puzzling over an unexpected challenge: crafting their signature soap operas without a single love... Read more »

Long lines, lots of kids, and plenty to touch: How does Disney reopen its parks?

(Reuters) – For a glimpse at how Disney recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, look no further than Shanghai, where the entertainment giant has staged a limited reopening of Shanghai... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

New CEO pay limits loom as investors confront coronavirus crisis

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The havoc wrought by the coronavirus crisis could give investors leverage to put new limits on CEO pay packages and link them more closely to a... Read more »

Exclusive: Ahead of 2020 election, a ‘Blue Wave’ is rising in the cities, polling analysis shows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than... Read more »

Democrats in disarray in New Hampshire as Sanders surges and Trump provokes

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) – For the past year, Democratic voters have been anxious to settle on a savior capable of defeating President Donald Trump. The first week of... Read more »

How they fared: Democrats fight for survival in New Hampshire debate

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – With Democratic presidential candidates fighting for their political lives ahead of New Hampshire’s primary to choose who will face Republican Donald Trump in November, rivals... Read more »

China film industry’s ‘bleak winter’ deepens as coronavirus adds to censorship woes

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Even before the new coronavirus, people working in Chinese entertainment had been calling the industry’s struggles their “bleak winter” – as tighter censorship, a crackdown on... Read more »