Mary Ahern, Who Produced Early TV And Then Preserved It, Dies At 98

She was a key behind-the-scenes figure in the landmark series Omnibus before becoming the Paley Center for Media’s first curator.


The Second Coming Of Centralcasting

ABC, Fox and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. are among the broadcasters investing in a new generation of lower-cost centralcasting technology based on the convergence of Internet, computing and broadcasting technologies. They offer remote-controlled systems operations and enterprise management via low bandwidth connections — in other words, the promise of group broadcasting with fewer people at lower cost.