Meg James

corporate media reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Corporate media reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the business of television and advertising

Meg James on KCRW

Disney agreed to pay about $70 billion for the majority of 21st Century Fox. The purchase closed last night.

With Disney-Fox merger, Mickey Mouse and Bart Simpson are now family

Disney agreed to pay about $70 billion for the majority of 21st Century Fox. The purchase closed last night.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA billionaire Jerry Perenchio died this week.

Remembering media-shy LA philanthropist Jerry Perenchio

LA billionaire Jerry Perenchio died this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In April, a station that plays regional Mexican music jumped over four other stations to win the key "morning drive" time period. Then ratings plunged back down 37% in May.

Spanish-Language Media Market

In April, a station that plays regional Mexican music jumped over four other stations to win the key "morning drive" time period. Then ratings plunged back down 37% in May.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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