Townsquare Surges On Mr. Wilson’s Solo Move

With Townsquare Media preparing to make Bill Wilson is sole CEO, investors reacted positively to the surprising announcement made prior to Wednesday's opening bell on NYSE. TSQ shares surged across the trading day, ending up 23.3% to move past the $5 mark.

Salem’s Christmas Lump Of Coal

In early July, Salem Media Group stock was nearing the $6 mark. Today, it sits at $2.12. That's a price not seen since July 2009, at the height of the Great Recession. As such, is Ed Atsinger earning too much?

A Hostile Takeover Bid Further Ravages Veritone Stock

AI-powered attribution specialist Veritone Inc.'s fall 2017 stock surge, and subsequent dip, has been a much-reported story. Now, some may wish Veritone stock was worth even half of what it was priced a year ago.

Nielsen Shares Sink To Fresh Five-Year Low

Nielsen has a new deal with Hearst Television. It has a relatively new CEO. Yet, its share price continues to sag. On Thursday, Nielsen stock dipped to a fresh five-year low.
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A 6 1/2-Year Rewind For Two Radio Company Stocks

What do Saga Communications and Entercom have in common? Not much, actually. Now, unfortunately, they are linked on Wall Street as two radio broadcasting companies suffering their biggest stock slump since Barack Obama was in the midst of his successful reelection campaign.
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Slowing Growth, Possible Federal Shutdown Drag Stocks

As the 2pm Eastern hour neared on the Friday before Christmas, investors expressed their frustration with a deceleration of economic growth and the spectre of a Federal government shutdown -- something expect to be prevented today by the House of Representatives. Tech stocks, and media stocks, were among the biggest decliners.

Beasley Rebounds On An Abysmal Thursday For Trades

Close observers of Beasley Broadcast Group's stock have noticed an odd trend of late: when the overall market goes south, Beasley shares seem to rise. That's just what happened on Thursday.
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Fed Hike Sinks Stocks As Veritone Hits New Low

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates, noting that "some" further rate hikes would be necessary in the next 12 months. Investors reacted angrily, sending general indices on Wall Street southward. For Veritone Inc., the damage was substantial.

Entercom’s Six-Year Ditch: A Fresh Dip For Saggy Stock

Barack Obama was seeking a second term in office. The No. 1 song in the U.S. was "Call Me Maybe." And, Entercom shares were trading between $5.44 and $6.33 a share. Entercom just turned back the clock on Wall Street, with its shares now at their lowest closing price since July 2012.

Meet iHeart’s Big New Shareholder

A Boston-based investment firm appears to have ironed out its differences with the entity representing iHeartMedia's legacy noteholders — a sign that iHeart's release from debtor-in-possession status by a Houston-based bankruptcy court is chugging along toward a January 2019 resolution.
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CBS Shares Slide As Moonves Gets No Severance

It's been a bad December for many a media company's publicly traded stock. On Monday, CBS shares slid to a price last seen in October 2015. Then, the bomb dropped on Les Moonves: He's getting no severance.
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Media Meltdown On Wall Street

Don't panic ... or, try not to. Media stocks slumped along with general indices on a frightful Friday for Wall Street. Another dip was seen for Beasley. That said, only CBS, Tribune Media and Emmis saw gains, and the losses were ugly.

Another Bad Day On Wall Street For Beasley

Thursday proved to be another disastrous day on Wall Street for Beasley Broadcast Group. Trading as BBGI, the radio broadcasting company's stock slid 5% on low trading volume. It puts Beasley shares back to where they were in June 2016.

Veritone Stock Slammed Despite New Univision Pact

It's been a rough month on Wall Street for AI-powered audio attribution firm Veritone Inc. The company's stock continues to trade at all-time lows. On Wednesday, a 10.3% dip was registered even as a new pact with Univision was announced. Why? A law firm is investigating potential claims against the Veritone board for a previously unannounced proposed company sale.

TEGNA Board Sets Date For Annual Shareholders Meeting

Shareholders of record on February 25, 2019 will be notified of the meeting and will be eligible to vote.

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