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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Obama: US movies, TV help shape world’s culture

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says thanks to television and movies, the rest of the world has had a front-row seat for America’s march toward progress. Obama is trumpeting the entertainment industry at […]

11/26/2013

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Obama to visit DreamWorks for economy address

LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day West Coast tour by making an economic pitch at the studio of movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, one of his top fundraisers and political […]

11/26/2013

President Barack Obama at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama to visit California DreamWorks studio

  GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama will visit the home of “Shrek” next week to deliver remarks on the economy. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the president will stop next Tuesday at […]

11/21/2013

President Barack Obama greets Marines and their families before a speech, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Obama says he’d save money by refinancing mortgage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’d save money by refinancing the mortgage on his Chicago home, but he hasn’t jumped on current low interest rates because “when you’re president you have […]

08/07/2013

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YouTube says the battle with TV is already over

NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle — if there ever was one — is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to […]

05/02/2013

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DreamWorks buying AwesomenessTV for about $33M

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. is buying AwesomenessTV, a YouTube teen network, for about $33 million in cash as it looks to tap into the popularity of online content.

05/01/2013

David Geffen

$100M UCLA medical school gift for scholarships

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.

12/13/2012

Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen donate $30M each to Motion Picture Campaign Fund

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund Campaign to support Hollywood-related charitable programs and health services, it was announced […]

10/16/2012

DreamWorks plans theme park at stalled NJ mall

(AP) – Shrek might find a home in the swamps of northern New Jersey. The Hollywood studio that created the green ogre and the wisecracking zoo animals of “Madagascar” has announced plans for an indoor […]

07/11/2012

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