As a significant shareholder in TEGNA, Soohyung Kim and his Standard General has, for more than a year, sought to convince those holding company stock that it is on the wrong growth path. Thus, board of directors nominees it presented warranted shareholder approval. Those efforts have failed to gain the support of TEGNA investors once again.
News, in Spanish, credible news, has become essential to people’s lives. How is CNN en Español meeting this challenge in the U.S. as a global news organization? Cynthia Hudson shares all in this InFOCUS Podcast, presented by dot.FM. LISTEN NOW!
Taboo until a 2018 Supreme Court verdict, online sports betting isn’t technically a new ad category. But with just over two years of a track record, few would challenge its advertising status as a golden goose, especially within the local TV industry, Nielsen notes in a newly released study on how online gaming ads are boosting free-to-air television revenues.
Convergent TV advertising platform Beachfront has completed a national addressable TV ad execution with VIZIO that it says adheres to the technical specifications of Open Addressable Ready (OAR), the consortium founded by VIZIO to establish an open standard for addressable advertising on connected TVs.
The Burbank, Calif.-based company calls the move "another important step" in its digital transformation and expansion of its content distribution in the streaming and digital universe.
It's despised by the nation's "Big Four" networks and the NAB isn't quite fond of it, either. That's not stopping Locast from rolling out its not-for-profit "donation"-fueled model of delivering local TV stations via an IP-based delivery platform in yet another market.
Television stations such as market-leading ABC affiliate WFTV-9 in Orlando and top-rated radio station including "96.9 The Eagle" in Jacksonville have just gained a collection of digital siblings. It's thanks to a deal that sees Apollo Global Management, which holds the purse strings for Cox Media Group, acquire what will soon no longer be known as Verizon Media.
It describes itself as "an innovative media company serving the greater good of the communities it serves." That would be TEGNA, the company formerly known as Gannett that owns broadcast TV stations across the U.S. On May 4, it is making its IAB NewFronts debut. We've got an early look at what to expect.
The company's Q1 2021 earnings call is still on for Thursday. However, with Monday's blockbuster announcement that it is acquiring all of Meredith Corporation's local media assets for $2.7 billion, Gray Television moved forward with the release on Monday of its first quarter financial results. How did the company perform in the first three months of 2021?
"From the comfort of your home," due to the continuing concerns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kagan Media Summit will again be a virtual affair. The latest industry trends, research and data from Kagan, industry overviews, and executive Q&As and panel discussions are already in the planning stages.
It's an exclusive deal that would bring viewership data from nearly 20 million opted-in VIZIO smart TVs to Verizon Media’s ad-buying platform.
In an investor note, Craig Moffett discusses how, for the first few months of the year, investors focused on the threats to Cable. "All the talk was of fiber builds, fixed wireless broadband, and regulatory risks," he says. "In recent weeks, the narrative has turned."
The owner of NewsNation, former Tribune stations such as KTLA-5 in Los Angeles and WGN-9 in Chicago, and key legacy properties including KOIN-6 in Portland, Ore., is rewarding its shareholders with a hefty quarterly cash dividend.
With report after report of late illustrating the seemingly ceaseless wave of cord-cutting that's upending the pay TV industry, it was only a matter of time before a research report emerged that put a date on when U.S. consumers will cough up more cash for streaming video than for MVPD-delivered channels.
It's described as "a unique identifier that enables the resolution of both linear viewership and digital audiences into a common identity framework." Introducing OpenID from OpenAP.