All Entries in July, 2014

Dow tumbles 317 points in worst day since Feb. 3

The Dow skidded more than 300 points Thursday in its biggest one-day drop in six months, as a combination of earnings, economic news and...

Report: WCCC-FM being sold to EMF

The official announcement isn’t expected until Friday, but the rumors that Boston-based Marlin...

wccc

Cumulus/Westwood One sign with CNN Newsource

Cumulus has struck a deal for rights to CNN’s content to distribute to affiliates. The content will be...

CNN Newsource

WSJ: College radio transforming on university deals

Several college radio stations have transitioned away from playing local and lesser-known artists after their university owners decided to sell or lease...

Microphone

CBS may be eyeing an earnings miss

Alpha Now/Seeking Alpha’s Sridharan Raman says CBS is battling several headwinds in the...

CBS

Barry Diller’s IAC takes write-down on Aereo

While streaming startup Aereo is still trying to figure out a new business model in the wake of its Supreme Court loss, its main...

Aereo

‘Taxi Brooklyn,’ ‘Motive’ rise; ‘Extant’ flat

NBC and CBS tied for number one in Adults 18-49  but NBC won with total viewers. On NBC, Taxi Brooklyn earned a 1.1, up...

Research finds strong demand for NextRadio

Smartphone owners are highly interested in NextRadio, the new app that allows consumers to listen to...

Next Radio

WWE, Rogers sign 10-year distribution deal

Rogers Communications and WWE announced a 10-year broadcast and multimedia agreement, making...

WWE / World Wrestling Entertainment

Discovery Q2 up 10% on International

Discovery Communications’ Q2 revenues were $1.610 billion, up $143 million, or 10%, over Q2...

Discovery-Comm_

Advertising transparency – Let the buyer beware

A few days ago The Wall Street Journal published an article titled, Why Advertisers Are Questioning...

Bill Duggan

Big Bang Theory delays production

Production on the CBS comedy was due to resume 7/30, with five key cast members still without deals for...

The Big Bang Theory

Meredith Local Media Group up 20% in fiscal Q4

Meredith reported fiscal Q4 2014 net earnings increased 20%, and earnings per share rose 19% to...

Meredith

Scripps, Journal merging broadcast ops, spinning off newspapers

The E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications have...

E.W. Scripps Company

BMI partners with iBiquity on new music initiative

BMI has partnered with iBiquity Digital on a new music initiative called the “HD Radio Artist Spotlight” ...

BMI-HD