Shares of telecommunications companies ticked down ahead of earnings. Movie-and-television studio Weinstein Co.'s board of directors fired co-chairman Harvey Weinstein, citing allegations of sexual misconduct by one of the highest-profile producers in Hollywood. The Los Angeles Times hired media veteran Lewis D'Vorkin as editor in chief, as parent company Tronc continues to shake up management of its flagship newspaper.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 09, 2017 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)