BroadRamp unveils shop technology for ITV

The major TV networks are moving to delivery of their offerings on the Internet as an alternate distribution channel to reach their target audiences....

TV is tops for news, but watch out

A new Harris Poll survey shows that television is the top source for news among US citizens, beating out #2 online 25%-18%, but the...

Immigration bill would benefit Hispanic media

Wachovia Securities analyst Marci Ryvicker has been assessing the immigration reform proposals being debated on Capitol Hill and determined that passage would be good...

MMTC sets its schedule

The annual Minority Media and Telecommunications Council is getting ready for its Fifth Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference. It'll be at...

Wicks Broadcast Solutions merges with Marketron International

Rival traffic and billing system providers Wicks Broadcast Solutions and Marketron International are merging.  Pete D'Acosta, CEO of WBS, will remain as CEO of...

Rupert still lone bidder

We suggested in yesterday's Epaper (6/11/07 TVBR #113) that apart from Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, the only other potential buyer who could justify paying...

Lincoln Financial Media expected to draw strong bids

Look for the sale of Lincoln Financial Media (6/8/07 TVBR #112) to bring 1.3-1.6 billion, says Bear Stearns analyst Victor Miller, which is right...

Ed Danduran dead

ACME Communications reports that Ed Danduran died unexpectedly of natural causes on May 26th. Danduran had been the company's Vice President and Controller since...

TB or not TB? Talkers say not

The tuberculosis traveler topped the Project for Excellence in Journalism newshole chart for the week of 5/27/07-6/1/07, and talk show hosts generally follow the...

Suitors lining up for Dow Jones

Now that Rupert Murdoch has gotten the Bancrofts to open the door, several potential bidders are lining up for Dow Jones & Co. As...

Ion begins offer for preferred stock

Getting common shareholders to hand over their shares for a buck-46 each was the easy part. Now Ion Media Network and its new owners,...

AMA childhood obesity reco steers clear of advertising

The American Medical Association is well aware of the growing threat of childhood obesity and has put together an outline on how the nation...

Gone, but not forgotten

Had she lived, Diana Princess of Wales would be turning 46 on July 1st. A worldwide charity fundraiser is planned for the day, with...

Different strokes for Canadian folks

A pair of advertising campaigns run by Canadian province Ontario between 2003 and 2005 alerted citizens to the five warning signs of a stroke....

News Corp. cuts print jobs in UK

It's hard to find a major newspaper anywhere that isn't reducing staff these days, but News Corporation seems to have chosen an inopportune time...