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TV5 dismisses 98 employees; MVP says it's the last batch

Feb 27, 2017 - 6:02 PM

The TV5 Employees Union says management has given conflicting reasons for the dismissal Manuel Pangilinan says whole new content strategy to make station debt free by 2019

ABS-CBN files over $8M lawsuit vs website for piracy

Feb 17, 2017 - 1:49 PM

The listed media company says it plans to quadruple its anti piracy efforts this year after it sued numerous pirates in 2016

STEP UP. The Lopez-led broadcast giant says it will step up its anti-piracy enforcement in 2017. Rappler file photo

France's Vivendi, Italy's Mediaset clinch deal in challenge to Netflix

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Two European media companies sign a deal to pose a challenge to Netflix s growing reach and create a pan European leader in media and content production

epa04708296 A view of the entrance of the Olympia Hall where Vivendi's General Meeting is organized in Paris, France, 17 April 2015. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Senate approves bills on TV, radio franchises

Dec 07, 2015 - 6:26 PM

5 networks can operate for 25 more years subject to amendment alteration or repeal by Congress

FRANCHISE. Senator Serge Osmeña says the continued operation of the 5 radio and TV networks would generate additional jobs, create career opportunities, and continue "to provide the Filipino people with additional access to information to help them in their daily lives."

DOJ dismisses Ang's syndicated estafa complaint vs Gozon

Sep 11, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Ramon S Ang gets back his P1 billion from Felipe Gozon In return Gozon receives a substantial amount from Ang The details of their settlement are confidential

REASONABLE. The settlement agreed upon by Ang and Gozon – through the efforts of a common friend – was reasonable and was mutually accepted by them, the Gozon Group says Friday, September 11, 2015. Ang file photo by Aya Lowe; Gozon file photo by Manman Dejeto

Ramon Ang, Gozon group reach settlement

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:17 PM

UPDATED GMA Network head Felipe L Gozon agrees to return the P1 billion downpayment to the businessman

Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

GMA's Gozon open to 'reasonable settlement' with Ramon Ang

Aug 06, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Meanwhile GMA Network is scheduled to meet with PLDT and continues to negotiate with Globe Telecom for content distribution

'SMART BUSINESSMAN'. "Mr. Ang is a very smart and experienced businessman. It will be very hard to defraud him" GMA's Felipe Gozon says. In the photo are the executives of GMA Network. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

Ramon Ang negotiated in bad faith, says GMA's Gozon

Aug 05, 2015 - 4:20 PM

UPDATED GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L Gozon says he s keeping the P1 billion downpayment from Ang for damages

Ramon Ang slaps GMA's Gozon with estafa complaint

Aug 03, 2015 - 2:34 PM

2nd UPDATE The business tycoon says the Gozons never returned his P1 billion downpayment for the purchase of a minority stake in the broadcast network despite the breakdown of talks

Sotto: Protect broadcast, online news sources

Feb 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Senator Tito Sotto s bill includes broadcast and online journalists in the list of media practitioners who cannot be compelled to reveal their news sources

SOTTO III LAW. Senator Vicente Sotto III proposes a bill amending his grandfather's law to allow broadcast and online journalists to keep their news sources confidential. File photo by Ramon Lopez/Senate PRIB

Greek public TV resumes broadcasts

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:03 AM

The government plans to run a temporary program for about two months until new staff is hired for a new broadcaster to start running in the autumn

BROADCASTING AGAIN. The logo of the Greek Public Television (EDT) is seen on television monitors, transmitted on the old ERT frequencies, on 10 July 2013. EPA/Orestis Panagioutou

RPN-9 to cut 200 jobs, may stop airing 'Newswatch'

Oct 02, 2012 - 5:55 PM

Following capital raising and debt to equity deals to settle borrowings and obligations to employees totalling about P3 billion the network is now controlled by Solar TV and Far East Managers and Investors Inc FEMII an organization company affiliated with the late Ambassador Roberto Benedicto and the San Miguel Corp