Media and Tech Summary: Google News to shut in Spain

Google News will cease operating in Spain later on December 16th

  • Follows decision by a Spanish court last month ordering publishers to charge Google for featuring their content on Google News; will see Google News remove Spanish publishers

Sony chairwoman apologises as more embarrassing emails are leaked

The Interview premieres in Los Angeles tonight following hack storm

  • Deadline reports there will be heightened security and no questions at the event, taking place at the ACE Hotel. 

CBS President & Chief Executive Officer gets contract extension to 2019

  • Leslie Moonves' contracted extended by two years; recently oversaw launch of CBS OTT service, network planning OTT service from Showtime in 2015 to rival upcoming HBO offering.