All Entries in October, 2014

FTC spanking Gerber for false advertising

The FTC has two problems with the campaign for Gerber Start Gentle baby formula. ...

FTC / Federal Trade Commission

Eureka FM headed for new owner

A contract and application has been filed for the sale of KOTE-FM Eureka KS....

Sold

Media News: Disney, BIA/Kelsey, CDW, Time

Here are some notes from around the media world....

Disney

Investing in LPTV futures

A number of deals have recently been stuck for a large number of LPTV construction permits....

LPTV

Keys to the Key Kentucky buy

Here are the pertinent details....

Sold

Broadcast stocks edge upward

Television did better on the market on the day before Halloween than did radio. It was pretty much steady as she goes as TV...

FCC wake-up call for WAIC

WAIC-FM has been hit with a reasonably hefty FCC fine....

Stack of Files

New ownership coming to Hanford AM

The station is in the Visalia-Tulare-Hanford CA market. ...

Sold

FTC fires arrow into Virtual Cupid

It doesn’t get much more underhanded than this. ...

FTC / Federal Trade Commission

Deloitte sees very happy holidays ahead

Spending on holiday gifts is expected to exceed most of the predications we’ve seen so far. ...

Shopping / Christmas / Holiday

Cable’s take on new virtual MVPDs

The reactions of NCTA and ACA were notably different. ...

Cable / Satellite

Kentucky trio sold

CBC is selling three stations to subsidiaries of Key Broadcasting....

Sold

Why the market flipped out on Pandora

A 5.2% increase in YOY subscriptions at internet audio leader Pandora resulted in a 15% stock...

Pandora

Journal journeys to Q3 profits

Traditional media triple player Journal Communications enjoyed positive results from both its television and radio properties. ...

Journal

Programmatic: A Big Part Of The Future Of Radio

Whether broadcasters like it or not, programmatic advertising buying is already here and is only going to...

Jeff-Haley