When CBS and Dish Network reached a new retransmission deal last weekend after a one-day blackout it looked like a clean win for the network. CBS got a hike in retransmission fees (although by how much we don’t know) and a commitment from Dish to […]
Jeff Bezos is, by all appearances, a press-shy recluse with a ruthlessly efficient approach to business and a Scrooge-like reputation as an employer. He will also now be, by virtue of his acquisition of the Washington Post, a highly sought after social and political power broker in […]
Few Americans may have noticed it but the American economy grew by $560 billion this week, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the office within the U.S. Commerce Department that calculates the official gross domestic product. The “growth” was a result of an accounting […]
Consumers continue to push for cable TV providers to be more a la carte — for all their entertainment/media needs. A new study says nearly 26% of new customers want just Internet-service only, with 22% asking for cable-only service, according to Marchex, a Seattle-based mobile […]
Nielsen is pushing a total audience measurement designed to quantify audience and campaigns across screens, but it’s unclear whether it’s a service, platform or just a new marketing pitch. via AdExchanger.
Nielsen reported data this week that confirmed what most people in the TV industry already knew: people are spending ever-less time watching TV in the traditional manner, and ever-more time watching streamed content in a non-traditional manner. According to the ratings company’s third-quarter 2014 Total Audience Report(formerly […]