Corvus rules out EMI bid

Corvus Capital confirmed that it had looked at making a bid for EMI Group, but has decided against it. That means that the deal...

Product placement goes on the road

Pop music is the predominate topic on Fox's American Idol, and Kellogg's Pop Tarts are hanging on for the ride as the just concluded...

A Bancroft speaks out

In the first public comments by a member of the controlling Bancroft family, Christopher Bancroft has told the Wall Street Journal he doesn't want...

Another bidder for EMI?

The auction is over and Terra Firma declared the winner of EMI Group (5/22/07 RBR #100). But that may not be the last word....

Brand name potential in wireless world

According to a recent study, a majority of US consumers are willing to purchase a Google or Yahoo!-branded mobile device if and when they...

Just a little family gathering

The Bancroft family was holding a get together yesterday, apparently to discuss the 60 bucks per share offer that News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch...

Tribune tightens its retail sales

Have you ever heard of TMN Retail? We didn't think so - that's because it's hot off the presses at Tribune Media Net. The...

Nielsen goes green

The Nielsen Company announced the launch of the Green + Design Conference and Expo, a new conference and trade show focused on environmental design...

Another week without huge attention-grabber

Project for Excellence in Journalism has its new chart out for the week of 5/13-5/18/07, and the top ten stories are unusually balanced. Two...

Reassuring the troops

Clear Channel has sent out a memo to employees about the revised buyout bid for the company, assuring them that no "significant" layoffs are...

Surprise buyer for EMI Group

Private equity group Terra Firma is the surprise buyer of EMI Group, scooping up the London-based record giant for around 4.7 billion bucks in...

Squeeze coming in business mag business?

A new player with a strong publisher is entered the fray of business magazines aimed at the general marketplace (as opposed to B2B) -...

Florida 2008: Meaningful or not?

As expected, the state of Florida has moved its primary ahead of most of the pack, scheduling events for both Democrats and Republicans on...

Pope takes on media content issues

Broadcasters and other media have been hearing it from watchdogs and government entities, especially since Janet Jackson helped turn up the heat back in...

TV and radio both gain for Journal

April was a down month for the newspaper biz at Journal Communications, but up for Journal Broadcast Group. For television, revenues rose 1.5% to...
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