Radio One ends print version of Giant magazine

Giant magazine, aimed at affluent African Americans, age 21-34, has ceased publication in print. Owner Radio One has instead announced the launch of GIANTlife.com...

BBC iPlayer app coming to Apple iPhone

BBC is reportedly soon to release a native iPlayer mobile application for the Apple iPhone. They currently have a web based edition that runs...

Lachlan Murdoch sells some News Corp shares

It appears Lachlan Murdoch has been liquidating some of his inheritance to pay for his new investments. According to an SEC filing, the eldest...

Univision launches new digital ad and publisher network

Univision Interactive Media announced the launch of the Univision Partner Group (www.univisionpartnergroup.com).  The new unit targets U.S. Hispanics and provides a far-reaching digital advertising...

FCC asks court to continue cross-ownership stall

Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin’s attempt to loosen broadcast/print cross-ownership regs has predictably been stalled in court. The Julius Genachowski FCC has asked the...

Murdoch reported to be in Nielsen pub bid

That’s Lachlan Murdoch, eldest son of News Corporation mogul Rupert Murdoch, who just last week made his first investment in Australian radio. Now the...

Apple, Live Nation partner for iTunes store

Wired reports Apple has opened a new section in the iTunes store for live concert recordings, in partnership with promoter Live Nation. With the...

Broadband is focus of FCC December meeting

The FCC’s National Broadband Plan is due 2/17/10 – given the ambitious scope of the project, which is practically like saying the deadline is tomorrow....

MTV, RealNetworks to rework Rhapsody

Reuters reports RealNetworks is in talks with partner MTV Networks to restructure the ownership of their two-year old Rhapsody America joint venture, according to...

Sarah Palin, 'Going Rogue', is the highest-seller

In its first week of publication, Going Rogue: An American Life by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was the highest-selling book of the week...

Lack of big story spawns scattered news coverage

Health care coverage edged the economic crisis coverage by a 13%-12% margin among the news media during the week of 11/16-22/09, according to the...

CBS blankets Philadelphia with news

CBS is teaming up with Center City Direct to create virtual newsstands throughout Philadelphia. Seven CBS broadcast stations, led by O&O KYW-TV, are involved....

A Traditional Media Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving time shines a very different light for those of us in the media industry… especially in the Traffic department. Often advertisers are looking...

Consumer confidence edges upward

The much-watched Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index turned slightly upward after having suffered a loss in October. Still, almost nobody believes we are in...

Liquid Compass re-ups with Greater Media

Liquid Compass, a streaming delivery network to the radio industry, has re-signed Greater Media to a multi-year contract. In addition to providing ongoing stream...

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