Media News: Entravision, Nielsen, FTC


Entravision Communications CorporationSubmitted for your appraisal – news involving multimedia Hispanic outfit Entravision, activity by Nielsen on the other side of the Equator, and an action by the Federal Trade Commission.

* Hispanic group Entravision, which operates both television and radio stations, will meet with investors and analysts 11/6/14 to discuss earnings results for Q3. The call kicks off at 5:00PM eastern.

* The FTC is taking action against scammers who use text messages and robocalls to lure consumers with the promise of gift cards good at major retailers; what they are actually doing is harvesting information for cramming purposes. About $10M will be paid in restitution.

* Nielsen has won the privilege of supplying digital ratings in Australia. That’s nation’s Interactive Advertising Bureau picked it over 23 other interested companies. Digital audience measurement will aid subscribers in planning and buying the medium.