Talkers cherrypick the news

The latest Project for Excellence in Journalism talker topic index shows them both following and departing from the usual pattern during the week of...

Still time to get in on NYT windfall

Wanna earn a shiny new quarter? Well, not quite a quarter. Would you settle for a dime, two nickels and three pennies? The New...

Clear Channel makes some FCC moves

A series of documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission show Clear Channel bidding adieu to a number of radio and television stations, which...

Q1 outdoor ad spend up 8%

Outdoor ad industry revenue sustained last year's strong growth trend with an 8% increase in the first three months of 2007, accounting for $1.6...

Tribune slides with its traditional media

Both the publishing and the broadcasting units of Tribune Company experienced double-digit slides for the month of May, and the company's total revenues are...

NAB, RTNDA, NAA go to bat for shield law

John Conyers (D-MI), Rick Boucher (D-VA) and Mike Pence (R-IN) are shepherding the latest attempt to get a federal reporters shield law through Congress,...

Will Bloomberg blow 2008 sky high?

Michael Bloomberg, the sitting Mayor of New York, has exited the Republican Party, causing widespread speculation that he is considering a run for the...

Tribune slides with its traditional media

Both the publishing and the broadcasting units of Tribune Company experienced double-digit slides for the month of May, and the company's total revenues are...

Murdoch back to prospecting for WSJ by himself

A couple developments have taken place in the Wall Street Journal saga. For starters, the full Board of Directors of Dow Jones is now...

Marti ups cellcast operating footprint

Broadcast Electronics' Marti Electronics announced the availability of a CDMA version of its Digital Cellcast remote unit for wireless use in service areas covered...

Towering financial opportunity behind your station?

Every radio and television station has a tower. But not all stations own their tower. Some broadcasters have discovered that it can be financially...

NAB battles latest political pickpocket attempt

The Fair Elections Now Act (S. 1285) certainly isn't fair to everybody, and broadcasters can get in front of the line of aggrieved parties....

Journal spins newspapers

Multimedia Journal Communications, which owns and operates newspaper, television and radio interests (all three, in fact, in its headquarters market of Milwaukee), is selling...

Market appears to be flooded with station inventory

Activity begets activity in the M&A world. With demand so heavy in the sales of the New York Times television group, ABC Radio, some...

Ad flights address immigration battle

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Congressional Task Force does not want amnesty granted for what it pegs as "10-20M illegal aliens," and...

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