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...

Discovery closing retail stores

Discovery Communications is getting out of the brick and mortar retail business, moving to partnerships and e-commerce to sell products related to its cable/online...

Talkers stray from the headlines

Well, they strayed somewhat. Most weeks, since the Project for Excellence in Journalism has been tracking both news and talk show focus, the talkers...

New owners "re-launch" Air America with campaign

Air America Radio last week released a new website and ad campaign in conjunction with the official "ReLaunch" of Air America 2.0 today. All...

New GM campaign showcases OnStar

Celebrities are accustomed to special treatment and so are OnStar customers. The "OnStar treatment" is available to drivers of most GM vehicles, whether or...

Radio One gets 2nd notice from Nasdaq

Radio One is still working to resolve the issue of past accounting for it stock option granting practices and restate its past financial statements....

Illinois joins Super Duper Tuesday

February 5, 2008 was already destined to be an extremely important date, and the important baggage is only piling on. A growing number of...

ABC News staffers killed in Iraq

Two Iraqi nationals working for ABC News are the latest journalists to be killed in Iraq. ABC said Friday that cameraman Alaa Uldeen Aziz...
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