ArtsBeat: Study of 2012 Movies Finds Few Gay Characters on Big Screen

Of 101 films released by the six major studios in 2012, Glaad said only 14 of them contained characters that were identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual, and none that were were transgender.


Media Decoder Blog: Universal Sells EMI Stake in Popular Music Series

The company, which acquired EMI’s recorded music division in a $1.9 billion deal approved by European regulators last year, announced on Wednesday that it had sold EMI’s share of the long-running pop compilation series “Now That’s What I Call Music!” to Sony Music.