On Tuesday, the steady and punishing slide for Comscore's shares seemingly reached its zenith, with a big private stock sale designed to raise millions in cash getting a big thumbs down from Wall Street. A 18% slide for SCOR was logged. On Wednesday, the bleeding continued.
ACA Connects has urged the FCC to grant a complaint filed by member MVPD C Spire against Gray Television on the grounds that Gray invalidated federal “market modification” rules and violated the FCC’s “good faith negotiation” rules. Gray now assails ACA for the claim. On Wednesday, Gray's VP of Government Relations & Distribution told RBR+TVBR in an exclusive interview that the comments of ACA Connects are "pure fiction."
Six years ago, RBR+TVBR published its most-read article to date: “How to Lose Your Station’s License.” Now, attorneys Erwin Krasnow and John Wells King say, "The time has come to update our article, thanks to the conduct of four AM stations in the St. Louis area."
A big stock sale designed to raise millions in cash -- and perhaps millions more -- has come along with a significant strategic partnership. How did Wall Street react? Comscore shares immediately sank in early trading on Tuesday. At the Closing Bell, a punishing 18% nosedive was logged.
On March 1, RBR+TVBR first reported that, citing multiple sources, Apollo Global Management has been offered majority control of Cox Media Group's radio assets. Cox Media Group EVP Bill Hendrich reportedly conducted a company-wide Town Hall meeting the day before, but CMG remained mum — until now.
On April 30, it appeared as if ETM would soon climb to above $7 a share, continuing a rebound from a sharp downturn that began in late February and concluded in late March. With Q2 set to end Friday, Entercom stock is now struggling to find the $6 mark.
Midway between Fargo and Sioux Falls, S.D., along Interstate 29, is the Watertown-Milbank area. It's home to two AMs, three FMs and two FM translators giving those AMs a bit of "revitalization." Now, these properties are trading hands, with a local buyer awaiting closing.
On July 1, on a cool winter's day in Australia, Southern Cross Austereo will be muting everything but the music on its national Rock brand, Triple M: no shows, no announcers, no news, no traffic and no ads. There's a powerful reason why, and it's getting lots of positive attention.
The Smart Audio Report Spring 2019 survey, produced by Edison Research in partnership with NPR, finds that seven-in-10 smart speaker owners use their device daily despite security and privacy concerns. These concerns are the main reason why non-owners don't have them.
The city of Vienna is largely known for its presence in Austria, or perhaps as a suburb of the sprawling Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. In Georgia, Vienna is a small town in the heart of a pecan-producing region. Here, a silent AM is trading hands.
It was a one-person party on Capitol Hill on Wednesday as the U.S. Copyright Office Director was the lone witness to testify at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing. At the hearing, Temple answered questions regarding a touchy subject that impacts many TV station owners.
When you're the founder and Chairman/CEO of what's poised to become the nation's biggest owner of broadcast TV stations, there should be no squabble among shareholders with respect to the top dog's compensation package ... right? Wrong.
While many of us postulate the wide-ranging effect ATSC 3.0 and 5G will have on the broadcast media industry, we rarely actively plan for it until that change is upon us. A group led by Magid; FOX; and 20th Television; in tandem with the Council for Research Excellence; aims to do just that.
Tired of your reps quoting buyers and then not getting a signed contract? Help your sales reps build a robust pipeline of qualified prospects with these five "powerful" questions, offered by veteran sales consultant and influencer Barrett Riddleberger.
The big takeaway from the latest Media Monitors Spot Ten TV report is the renewed presence of auto dealer associations. They are committing to broadcast TV to help bring a last-minute push in auto sales and leases ahead of what could be the end of fiscal 2019 for many.
Radio's advertiser ROI is a story some say isn't told enough, or well enough, by the industry. Yet, several top U.S. brands continue to show their commitment to AM and FM radio stations, and in a big way.
A former Assistant U.S. Attorney with extensive experience in financial services enforcement matters has joined noted Washington, D.C. communication law practice Wiley Rein as a partner in its Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice.
Internet and digital news for the broadcasting industry.
"The trusted platform that makes data accessible and meaningful" has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a media measurement company that works with brands, agencies, cable operators, streaming TV services, and networks to tie cross-screen ad exposure with "real-world outcomes."
Thanks to the post-Spectrum Auction repack process presently underway for TV stations across the U.S., Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is in the midst of strong growth. One product is driving this success.
Part of the original design for the Monroe Model R232 MultiPort RF matrix switch, the chassis design allows all electronics to be fitted into a 1-RU-high chassis, in turn enabling the highest-possible density in this type of RF routing equipment.