Stocks marched higher Thursday on growing hopes for trade talks between the U.S. and China. China will send a trade envoy to Washington later this month in a new attempt to end the trade dispute before it causes major damage to the global economy.
After 350 American newspapers published editorials condemning increasing attacks on a free press, President Donald Trump attacked the initiative. Trump tweets: “There is nothing that I would want more for our Country than true FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. The fact is that the Press is FREE to write and say anything it wants, but much of what it says is FAKE NEWS, pushing a political agenda or just plain trying to hurt people. HONESTY WINS!”
While consumers with GPS-enabled smartphones expect real-time weather reports down to the street-corner level, station meteorologists say it’s not that simple. Most of what one gets from apps is just model data that hasn’t been subject to human interpretation. Sifting through the various models and presenting a forecast that incorporates local knowledge is where station meteorologists excel. “The local knowledge that experienced meteorologists can lend to the product is invaluable,” says Justin Keifer, chief meteorologist at WMBB Panama City, Fla.
The CBS O&O in Dallas ups her from assistant ND to succeed Andrea Parquet-Taylor who is now station manager.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told a Senate panel Thursday that Don McGahn, the White House counsel, called for a “status update” on the agency’s action on the deal on July 16 ot 17. Tribune scrapped the deal on Aug. 9.
Nielsen’s Gracenote unit is launching a new product designs to measure the performance of mobile video apps. Gracenote’s Mobile Video Analytics provides mobile operators, MVPDs, video streaming services and hardware makers insights into user behavior with their apps, including engagement levels and comparisons to competitors’ products.
Big Brother and America’s Got Talent went head-to-head on Wednesday night, with Big Brother winning the night in the key demo but AGT winning the night in total viewers. Big Brother averaged a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.8 million viewers on CBS at 8 p.m. AGT’s live results show, meanwhile, drew a 1.5 rating but 9.6 million viewers
The honor is in recognition of her 10 years on daytime television and 33 years in broadcasting. She will also participate in a featured main stage keynote session at NAB Show New York with Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury Co-Presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.
The CBS affiliate is being bought by Marquee Broadcasting, which already owns independent WSST in the market. The sale is the first of nine spin-offs of stations in duopoly markets that Gray pledged to make to clear the way at the FCC for its $3.6 billion aquisition of Raycom.
Historic wildfires have burned all summer long in California, but meteorologists across the state are focused on the immediate impact and are cautious about pointing the finger squarely at climate change.
About 350 newspapers will all have one thing in common on Thursday: A statement supporting the free press and decrying President Trump’s attacks against the media.
Coupled with eroding access to top Defense Department officials, Pentagon reporters say it’s becoming increasingly difficult to provide critical information to Americans.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) has signaled he will use some of his time questioning FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at a Thursday FCC oversight hearing to make sure he has journalists’ backs. That is the same day journalist organizations are getting together to push back on President Donald Trump’s attacks on mainstream media as fake news outlets in league with his Democrat opponents to undermine his presidency and policies.
An increasing number of women in Hollywood, boosted by the #MeToo movement, are starting to exert influence behind the TV camera and to break on-screen stereotypes.
In an age when TV keeps rapidly multiplying itself like a hydra replacing heads, it makes sense that creators and networks would start fishing into their own pasts for content. But a truly worthwhile reboot or revival is an exception, not the rule.
According to a lawsuit, former Assignment Editor Cheryl Fritze is suing Nexstar and its Lansing, Mich., CBS affiliate WLNS for sexual harassment.
TV is in the midst of a technological revolution. With more ways to consume video content than ever before, the definition of TV has never been more ambiguous. Unsurprisingly, the primary driver of this shift is the internet. Rapid advancements in broadband and mobile networks have catalyzed new viewing habits. The entrance of subscription video on demand platforms plus virtual MVPDs enable audiences to consume content in new ways, within and away from the traditional living room setting.
A new section in Google’s Transparency report, announced Wednesday, titled Political Advertising, provides a list of advertisers who have spent amounts greater than $500. These advertisers are listed from highest to lowest amount spent. Searchable and downloadable information on ad spend in search, with display and video, details the amount that advertisers spent in any state.
Several of the most prominent figures in the world of national spot TV advertising will address the medium’s ability to participate in trends — from automated selling and addressability to audience segmentation and multiplatform targeting — that are sweeping the broader ad industry. Rob Weisbord, chief revenue officer at Sinclair Broadcast Group; Frank Friedman, vice […]