A Million-Dollar Reach For Building Advertising Clients

With the Association of National Advertisers (ANA)'s "Masters of Marketing" conference scheduled for the first days of October in Orlando, now is the time for broadcast media's leaders to make themselves known. Who knew inspiration could come from Down Under?

LTN Global Agrees to Acquire Make.TV

LTN Global, a provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of a cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.

Direct From Paris: A New Targeted TV Advertising Solution

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, and programmatic advertising partner Smart Adserver, an independent ad monetization platform, are set to introduce an end-to-end, targeted TV advertising solution and use IBC 2019 as a key launch pad for the product.

Does Beasley’s Returns On Capital Matter?

Is "ROCE" -- Return On Capital Employed -- a good gauge of whether or not a company's stock makes a smart investment? Simply Wall St. thinks so, and believes it can provide keen insight into "how profitably" Beasley is able to employ capital in its business.
Wall Street / Trading Floor

Media Stocks Trending Downward Ahead Of Closing Bell

U.S. financial markets were down slightly ahead of the Closing Bell on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average off 20.20 to 26,342.05 and Nasdaq down roughly 40 points to 7933.75. For media stocks, up and down activity was seen.

A Silent Lone Star AM Gets A New Owner

Where U.S. 287 and U.S. 96 meet is the Texas town of Lumberton, due north of Beaumont. Here, a silent AM with 3 towers is being sold, and it's the lead item of business in Transactions Today from RBR+TVBR.

Beasley Board Approves Quarterly Dividend

Its shares on Thursday morning were $4.72 below its 52-week high. The 24-month trend is rather bleak. That didn’t stop Beasley from declaring a quarterly cash dividend.

How The Media Fuels Terrorism … and What Can Be Done

This column, says Media Information Bureau columnist Ken Benner, is respectfully dedicated to the memory of the thousands of innocent worldwide terrorism victims and to those who will continue to suffer the same fate as these horrific practices continue to escalate.
Wall Street / Trading Floor

Horrible Hump Day For Media Stocks

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Nexstar weren't the only media companies to experience sharp declines in share value on Wednesday. In fact, only Entravision, iHeartMedia, and Tribune Media saw gains as general indices sailed southward.

Five Markets Get First Nielsen Continuous Diary Measurement Results

As anticipated, Nielsen Audio has moved forward with the launch of continuous diary measurement -- a move designed to provide advertisers and radio broadcasting companies with more reliable data based on what diarykeepers state on paper they are listening to when seeking audio entertainment and information.

CBS + Viacom: Is It Happening Already?

In the words of the late, great Harry Caray, "It might be ... it could be ... it is!" could be coming within minutes, if not hours, of the distribution of this news story. Everyone says CBS Corporation's long-rumored and much-expected merger with Viacom is ready for public knowledge.

Forever Furthers Its First State Foray

In late May, the radio broadcasting company owned by Kirby Confer and Donald Alt and managed by President/Manager Lynn Deppen grabbed a formidable group of stations across...

New York Festivals 2020 TV & Films Awards Open For Entries

NYF’s Television & Film Awards honors storytelling across all platforms and the competition upholds its 62-year legacy of celebrating exceptional content created around the globe.

O’Rielly: U.S. People, Government Trust Local Broadcasters

On July 18-19, the Arkansas Broadcasters Association celebrated its 70th year as a trade association for broadcasters operating in the state. One of the keynote speakers was FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly, who shared with the friendly crowd what he's heard from broadcasters across the U.S.
CBS

Brace Yourself: DirecTV/U-Verse Cuts CBS O&Os

As of 2am Eastern on Saturday, July 20, a litany of subscribers to AT&T-owned DirecTV and U-Verse went into a frenzy. AT&T will be to blame for many. For other furious subscribers, finger-pointing will be directed at the media company rumored to be weeks away from a reunification with Viacom.

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