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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tebow Joins GMA | EU Regulators Approve BSkyB Acquisitions - Posted September 12, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tebow Joins GMA | EU Regulators Approve BSkyB Acquisitions - Posted September 12, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Gore Sues Al Jazeera | MTP Pays Tribute to Gregory - Posted August 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Gore Sues Al Jazeera | MTP Pays Tribute to Gregory - Posted August 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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Tech Companies Call for the FCC to Make and Enforce Rules for the Internet - Posted July 18, 2014
Ever since the FCC lost the case where it tried to defend its position on net neutrality, there has been a battle between tech giants, like Google and Netflix, and ISPs like Verizon and Comcast. This back and forth has led to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Comcast 'Provides' What May Be The Worst Service Call Ever - Posted July 16, 2014
There is no secret, no hidden truth, no mystery on this planet that refutes the abysmal customer service that call centers at cable companies provide. It's like they all hire from the same discount store that shuttles HR rejects from the hotel. The propos... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Plans Survival | Dish Makes Anti-Merger Case to FCC - Posted July 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Plans Survival | Dish Makes Anti-Merger Case to FCC - Posted July 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
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Why Comcast's Mobile Hotspot Plans Have Major TV Everywhere Implications - Posted June 19, 2014
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Comcast plans to "... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Dean Baquet Treated for Cancer | Julianna Goldman to CBS - Posted June 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Dean Baquet Treated for Cancer | Julianna Goldman to CBS - Posted June 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Yahoo's 'YouTube' | Facebook App Spam - Posted May 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters Signs Off | Abramson/NYT Fight Unfolds | FCC Approves Proposal - Posted May 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters Signs Off | Abramson/NYT Fight Unfolds | FCC Approves Proposal - Posted May 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ECJ Tackles Web Records | ABC Pitches Brands | FCC Faces Protests - Posted May 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ECJ Tackles Web Records | ABC Pitches Brands | FCC Faces Protests - Posted May 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Apple to Buy Beats | Time Inc. Spin-off Set | House Questions Comcast Merger - Posted May 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Apple to Buy Beats | Time Inc. Spin-off Set | House Questions Comcast Merger - Posted May 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oprah Eyes Clippers | Viacom to Buy Channel 5 | Time Warner Profits Soar - Posted May 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oprah Eyes Clippers | Viacom to Buy Channel 5 | Time Warner Profits Soar - Posted May 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Separatists in Ukraine Seize TV HQ | CNN Raises Ethical Questions | Gregory Slams Report - Posted April 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Separatists in Ukraine Seize TV HQ | CNN Raises Ethical Questions | Gregory Slams Report - Posted April 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast Pleads Case | DirecTV Restores TWC | Breitbart Loses Whip - Posted April 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast Pleads Case | DirecTV Restores TWC | Breitbart Loses Whip - Posted April 9, 2014
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As Comcast Takes Next Step in TWC Merger, Opposition Groups Band Together - Posted April 8, 2014
Comcast took the next step in its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable this morning by filing a joint Applications and Public Interest Statement with the FCC. In a blog post ab... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Elliott Exits GMA | Piers Morgan Bows Out | NYT Mag Names New Editor - Posted March 31, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Elliott Exits GMA | Piers Morgan Bows Out | NYT Mag Names New Editor - Posted March 31, 2014
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NBCUniversal Shutting Down DailyCandy - Posted March 27, 2014
This is not how these content start-up stories are supposed to go. Six years after Comcast's media unit acquired recommendations operation DailyCandy from New York's Pilot Group for a whopping $125 million, the site is being shut down. Also being turned off by NBCUniversa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBCUniversal Shutting Down DailyCandy - Posted March 27, 2014
This is not how these content start-up stories are supposed to go. Six years after Comcast's media unit acquired recommendations operation DailyCandy from New York's Pilot Group for a whopping $125 million, the site is being shut down. Also being turned off by NBCUniversa... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Changes Style | Frum to The Atlantic | Phone Hacker Pressured - Posted March 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Changes Style | Frum to The Atlantic | Phone Hacker Pressured - Posted March 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
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Netflix, Comcast and Possibly Verizon Strike Devil's Bargain - Posted February 26, 2014
The FCC has continually attempted to salvage regulatory power in the face of last month's court decision. While the fate of net neutrality remains undecided, in the legal sense of the word, ISP's and Internet-based ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Netflix, Comcast Deal | Morgan to Be Canceled | Baldwin's NY Mag Essay - Posted February 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Netflix, Comcast Deal | Morgan to Be Canceled | Baldwin's NY Mag Essay - Posted February 24, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck to Speak at Mobile Conference | LinkedIn Adds Blocking Feature - Posted February 24, 2014
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Comcast Really Wants You to Approve of Its Time Warner Merger - Posted February 21, 2014
Not only does Comcast care--it also knows what you think. The company is well aware of the fact that it has maintained one of corporate America's worst reputations for several years by scoring near the bottom in pretty much every category from product qual... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Netflix-Time Warner Talks Stall | Syrian Girl Killed for Opening Facebook Account - Posted February 19, 2014
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Nerd Prom Material - Posted January 14, 2014
Looking for your date to Nerd Prom? It's never to early to start! And Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Jonathan Cheban isn't a bad ask. Especially if you're also looking to score past year's popular guests ... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Donate Button | Obama Meeting with Social Media Leaders - Posted December 17, 2013
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Bandwidth, bundles and blackouts mean hard times for the cable industry - Posted November 29, 2013
(This is a guest post by Alexis Caffrey (@AlexisCaffrey), a freelance writer with a focus on technology, new media, and design. You can find more ... [Lost Remote]

Twitter turns into a TV remote as Comcast begins rolling out SEEit service - Posted November 22, 2013
Last month Comcast and Twitter announced a groundbreaking partnership to tie tweets to Xfinity's TV service. Today SEEit began rolling out, enabling subscribers to click tweets about SyFy's Haven and Naked Vegas to watch the shows on an iOS device or set a recording on their DVR. "(It) creates an in... [Lost Remote]

Comcast Would Give Better Customer Service If You'd Just Stop Calling So Often - Posted November 22, 2013
Today's Consumerist notes that ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Strikes Useless Deal With NBC To Add Failure-bound Feature - Posted October 10, 2013
  Adding to its list of soon-to-be flops (think #Music), Twitter is going to offer a "See It" button. Why will it fail? Oh, the reasons are many. Twitter and TV usage don't link up. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Reportedly Bidding on Hulu - Posted May 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128062" align="alignleft" width="275"] Ermolaev Alexander / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The video streaming service Hulu is amassing a long list of suitors, and Yahoo has reportedly joined the bunch. The bid was reported by Reuters and AllThingsD, though Yahoo declined to comment for them as fo... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reaches Deal For Rovi Video Data - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is taking steps to make it easier for users with its new Timeline to add movies, TV shows, and celebrities they like to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Partners With Rovi For Entertainment Metadata To Enhance User, Developer Experience - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is integrating into its platform Rovi Video's descriptive information on millions of TV shows, movies, celebrities, sports events and more. The partnership should help users flesh out more details in their entertainment likes and status updates that tag their movi... [semanticweb.com]

Now You Can Talk To Your TV -- And Get A Response - Posted April 8, 2013
Seen anything good on TV lately? If the answer is 'No,' then maybe the problem is that you and your TV just aren't communicating as well as you could be. The same may be said of your experience across other viewing mediums, like smartphones, tablets and PCs. Veveo wants to change the... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Comcast - Posted March 20, 2013
Comcast is looking for an Intern of Software Engineering in Mount Laurel, NJ. According to the post, "Special to the Comcast Engineering & Technology University Program, program participants have the opportunity to connect and network with fello... [semanticweb.com]

10 Brands That Do Customer Service Right on Twitter - Posted March 7, 2013
Here's an interesting fact: 30% of top brands now have "dedicated customer service Twitter handles". This makes perfect sense, right? Customers value great service above all else, they love the instant gratification of social media and they real... [PRNewser]

NBC May Be Poised to Finish Fifth, But WNBC is 'Staying the Course' with Prime Time Lead-In - Posted February 22, 2013
The February sweeps period, which helps determine ad rates for local stations, ends next week. But reports already show a dubious distinction for NBC. For the first time in its history, Comcast's newest property will be dead last. Actually to clarify, that's not third place among the "Big Three" networks, or... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC May Be Poised to Finish Fifth, But WNBC is 'Staying the Course' with Prime Time Lead-In - Posted February 22, 2013
The February sweeps period, which helps determine ad rates for local stations, ends next week. But reports already show a dubious distinction for NBC. For the first time in its history, Comcast's newest property will be dead last. Actually to clarify, that's not third place among the "Big Three" networks, or... [FishbowlNY]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Spokeswoman Leaves for CNN - Posted February 15, 2013
There's a new job opening for an ambitious, politically-minded PR professional in the greater New York area: Governor Andrew Cuomo's spokeswoman Allison Gollust ... [PRNewser]

Sue Simmons, Candid in Rare Interview, 'Came Within Two Weeks of Being in a Wheelchair' - Posted February 4, 2013
There are broadcasting legends, and there is Sue Simmons. FishbowlNY caught up with the iconic anchorwoman for a rare one-on-one interview, as she was being named a Black Media Legend at the Plaza Hotel by McDonalds Friday. Simmons left WNBC in June afte... [FishbowlLA]

Sue Simmons, Candid in Rare Interview, 'Came Within Two Weeks of Being in a Wheelchair' - Posted February 4, 2013
There are broadcasting legends, and there is Sue Simmons. FishbowlNY caught up with the iconic anchorwoman for a rare one-on-one interview, as she was being named a Black Media Legend at the Plaza Hotel Friday. Simmons left WNBC in June after more than t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sue Simmons, Candid in Rare Interview, 'Came Within Two Weeks of Being in a Wheelchair' - Posted February 4, 2013
There are broadcasting legends, and there is Sue Simmons. FishbowlNY caught up with the iconic anchorwoman for a rare one-on-one interview, as she was being named a Black Media Legend at the Plaza Hotel Friday. Simmons left WNBC in June after more than t... [FishbowlNY]

G.E. Is Totally Cool With 30 Rock, You Guys - Posted January 25, 2013
Say you're a PR/branding exec at a big corporation. Say there's a certain sitcom that's been making fun of you mercilessly for seven years (while appearing on a network that you once owned). What would you do? ... [PRNewser]

Media Stocks Outperform Other Industries in 2012 - Posted December 31, 2012
We know that you come to FishbowlNY for investing advice, so please heed our words for next year: Buy low, sell high and never, ever, login to your Scottrade account after three scotches. With those 2013 pearls of wisdom aside, let's take a look at how media stocks did t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Stocks Outperform Other Industries in 2012 - Posted December 31, 2012
We know that you come to FishbowlNY for investing advice, so please heed our words for next year: Buy low, sell high and never, ever, login to your Scottrade account after three scotches. With those 2013 pearls of wisdom aside, let's take a look at how media stocks did t... [FishbowlNY]

Using Xfinity is Easier than Un-Beaching a Whale or Giving Birth - Posted September 19, 2012
If you've ever tried setting up new cable service, you've undoubtedly ended up cursing the cable gods as you struggled to find the best deal, tried to work four-hour-long appointment windows into your busy schedule, and wrestled with the great philosophical question of our age -- to bundle or not to... [PRNewser]

Facebook Touts Launch Of A Platform For Good - Posted September 12, 2012
A Platform for Good, a new online resource from the ... [AllFacebook]

Jay Leno Rips NBC, Comcast on Tonight Show - Posted August 21, 2012
Jay Leno used the first minute of Monday's Tonight Show opening monologue to rip NBC and Comcast for the 20 layoffs from last week: "As you may have heard, our pa... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Rupert Murdoch, NBC Universal News Group, Jeff Daniels on 'CBS This Morning', and More - Posted July 23, 2012
Rupert Murdoch (pictured at left) has resigned from a number of News Corp. boards, including his post as director of ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Digg $500K Buy | Facebook Love | Tweet Screening - Posted July 13, 2012
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NBC Stations to Sell Advertising for Comcast Regional Sports Networks - Posted April 17, 2012
NBC stations are about to become more entwined with Comcast's regional sports networks. NBCUniversal announced today that its local stations will begin selling national advertising for four Comcast SportsNets. The sales partnership will be phased in over ... [TVSpy]

Roll Call: F-H, Cannes Lions, Wendy's, and More - Posted March 28, 2012
John McNeel (left) has been named Fleishman-Hillard's global MD of strategic integration, effective April 2. He'll be based in New York reporting to CEO, D... [PRNewser]

'Diddy,' 'Magic' to Launch New Comcast Channels - Posted February 21, 2012
Sean "Diddy" Combs and Earvin "Magic" Johnson are each starting their own TV channels Comcast announced today. The new stations come as part of the deal Comcast made when it merged with NBCUniversal. Comcast will launch 10 independent stations over the next eight years. Eight of those stations will have African-American... [PRNewser]

Roll Call: Weber Shandwick, Bloomberg, Ruder Finn, and More - Posted October 18, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28854" align="alignright" width="203" caption="Mike Bruhn"][/caption] Peter Matheson Gay has joined ... [PRNewser]

Hulu is No Longer for Sale - Posted October 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_81329" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Glee: One of Hulu's most popular shows"][/caption] In a short and to the point statement released mid-week, equity owners and Hulu senior management team announced that Hulu was no longer for sale: ''Since Hulu holds a unique and compelling strategic v... [SocialTimes.com]

You Can Watch First-Run Films at Home for $60 - Posted October 5, 2011
Universal Pictures and Comcast are testing out a new concept that will allow you to watch a movie that's still in theaters from your living room couch. The on... [FishbowlLA]

KNBC's Commitment to Diversity Questioned Following Demotions of Hispanic Talent - Posted August 12, 2011
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists has sent a letter to Los Angeles NBC O&O KNBC and its corporate parent Comcast expressing concern over an alarming number o... [TVSpy]

Comcast sues DirecTV over NFL ads - Posted August 4, 2011
Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator, filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Illinois against DirecTV, the nation's largest satellite provider, alleging deceptive advertising in claiming that ... [SportsNewser]

Comcast XFINITY Home Security Includes An iPhone App - Posted June 8, 2011
Comcast has long been branching out from just providing cable television by providing services like Internet access and digitial phone service, and they are now selling a home security product. XFINITY Home Security is now available in six markets and has plans to expand the service across the country. The service... [SocialTimes.com]

Kids Get Schooled and a Visit from Nicki Minaj - Posted May 20, 2011
Nicki Minaj and MTV host ... [AgencySpy]

NBC Uses Upfront to Gain Affiliates' Confidence in Comcast Marriage - Posted May 16, 2011
More than a chance to hype new programs, NBC's upfront presentation today was an opportunity for the network to gain affiliates' confidence in its new marriage with Comcast. Affiliates were reportedly impressed with NBC's new slate of shows, including the "Glee"-esque "Smash" and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Scarce Local News on Telemundo - Posted May 2, 2011
Free Press, the nonprofit organization dedicated to media reform founded in 2002, has released a report analyzing local news coverage on NBC and ... [AgencySpy]

NBC Launching Three Local 24-Hour Channels - Posted May 2, 2011
Making good on a promise made to the FCC during merger talks, Comcast-NBC Universal is launching three 24-hour news channels at NBC O&Os in Miami, Dallas, and California. In pi... [TVSpy]

In First Sign of Synergy, NBC Announces that Comcast Will Provide Sports Coverage for Bay Area O&O - Posted April 20, 2011
In the first sign of corporate synergy between Comcast and NBC's local stations, NBCUniversal announced today that Comcast SportsNet Bay Area would begin providing live daily sports segments for Bay Area O&O ... [TVSpy]

Comcast Accepting Proposals for Additional Networks Targeting Minorities - Posted April 4, 2011
Hot on the heels of News Corp.'s announcement that they would be launching Fox Hispanic Media, Comcast... [PRNewser]

NYC SeedStart Media 2011 to Provide Mentoring, Funding for Media Startups - Posted March 22, 2011
A new opportunity has ju... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYC SeedStart Media 2011 to Provide Mentoring, Funding for Media Startups - Posted March 22, 2011
A new opportunity has ju... [FishbowlNY]

Sinclair Reaches 'Agreement-in-Principle' with Comcast - Posted March 3, 2011
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that it has reached an "agreement-in-principle" with Comcast on a new, multi-year retrans deal. The new deal means that 36 Sinclair stations in 22 markets will continue to be carried by ... [TVSpy]

GMs of NBC O&Os Meet with Comcast Executives - Posted February 8, 2011
The general managers of NBC O&Os are meeting with Comcast executives today in San Diego to discuss what the Comcast-NBCUniversal deal means for local stations. The meeting is being run by John Wallace, the head of NBC Local Media, and attended by the Com... [TVSpy]

Comcast-NBCU Deal Goes Through - Posted January 18, 2011
Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal was approved by the FCC and the Justice Department on Tuesday, clearing the way for the formation of a massive multimedia company that spans the cable-broadcast divide. The FCC voted 4-1 in approving the merger, which is now expected to close on January 28. ... [TVSpy]

NECN Prepares to Launch New 7 a.m. Morning Show - Posted January 14, 2011
NECN, the New England cable TV network owned and operated by Comcast, is set to launch an overhauled morning show on Monday. The new show, titled "The Morning Show on NECN," will be hosted by ... [TVSpy]

Zucker's Letter To NBC Universal Staffers - Posted December 23, 2010
With the news of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski giving the nod to Comcast acquiring NBC Universal breaking today, we thought we'd give outgoing NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker... [FishbowlLA]

NYT Editorial on Comcast-NBCU: Hands Off Internet Video - Posted December 6, 2010
The New York Times published an editorial urging regulators considering the merger conditions for Comcast and NBC Universal to forbid ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gollust and Pilot to Leave NBC After Acquisition - Posted November 18, 2010
Comcast has announced the leadership team that will be in place once its acquisition of ... [PRNewser]

Facebook, Amazon Back $250M Social Startup Fund - Posted October 25, 2010
In a bid to boost social media technology, Facebook and Amazon.com, along with other notable social media companies, have lined up behind notable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Pe... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Comcast Addresses Bloomberg Charges in FCC Brief - Posted October 19, 2010
Bloomberg TV has already come out against the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal acquisition. The financial news channel says that once Comcast owns CNBC, it will discriminate against other networks such as itself, leaving them higher up on the channel lineup or on different tiers. Yesterday, in a response to questioning from t... [TVNewser]

Comcast, NBCU Tout News, Public Interest Commitments for Proposed Deal in FCC Meeting - Posted October 13, 2010
Comcast and NBC executives met with the FCC last week to tout the unified company's commitment to news and public interest programming once the acquisition of NBC Universal is completed, according to documents obtained by TVNewser. The participants in the meeting were Jordan Goldstein, senior director of reg... [TVNewser]

thePlatform Frees mpx Video-Management System from Beta - Posted October 13, 2010
Comcast-owned online-video-publishing outfit thePlatform announced that its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Time Warner Hires Journalist Richard Siklos - Posted October 4, 2010
Journalist Richard Siklos is joining ... [PRNewser]

Fandango's Bruce Budkofsky Is Upwardly Mobile at Comcast Interactive Media - Posted September 29, 2010
Comcast Interactive Media announced the promotion of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

SBD: Page Thompson Stepping Down at Golf Channel - Posted September 10, 2010
Sports Business Daily's John Ourand reports that Golf Channel president ... [SportsNewser]

SBJ: Five Sports Predictions for When Comcast Completes NBCU Acquisition - Posted September 1, 2010
Sports Business Journal's John Ourand has a column this week outlining five sports predictions for when Comcast finally completes its acquisition of NBC Universal. It is a good read, which starts out obvious (... [SportsNewser]

Report: Dick Ebersol Takes a Tour of Golf Channel - Posted August 24, 2010
NBC Sports & Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol was seen taking a tour of Golf Channel's headquarters last week, according to Sports Business Journal's... [SportsNewser]

Which NBC Execs Will Get The Ax?|Radio Comeback|Jobs And Times|New E&P Should Update Its Promotional Material - Posted February 4, 2010
New York Post: As ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Which NBC Execs Will Get The Ax?|Radio Comeback|Jobs And Times|New E&P Should Update Its Promotional Material - Posted February 4, 2010
New York Post: As ... [FishbowlNY]

Bay Area News Project Appoints Leadership|Apple Tablet|Comcast-NBCU Hearings|InTouch Editor Frontrunners|The Missing 'Tonight Show' Sketch - Posted January 21, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bay Area News Project Appoints Leadership|Apple Tablet|Comcast-NBCU Hearings|InTouch Editor Frontrunners|The Missing 'Tonight Show' Sketch - Posted January 21, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast's Positive Outlook|Comcast Wants To Carry ESPN HD|Discovery's 3D Channels Will Show Pyramids|Twitter Trend Piece Takedown|Variety.com Gets New Editor - Posted January 6, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conde Nast's Positive Outlook|Comcast Wants To Carry ESPN HD|Discovery's 3D Channels Will Show Pyramids|Twitter Trend Piece Takedown|Variety.com Gets New Editor - Posted January 6, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Comcast Inks Five-Year Deal With Burke To Lead NBCU - Posted December 23, 2009
Less than a month after sealing its deal with General Electric to buy a controlling stake in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Comcast Inks Five-Year Deal With Burke To Lead NBCU - Posted December 23, 2009
Less than a month after sealing its deal with General Electric to buy a controlling stake in... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: New York Media's Biggest Business Decisions - Posted December 22, 2009
New York is home to some of the biggest media companies in the country, like Conde Nast, The New York Times Co., ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: New York Media's Biggest Business Decisions - Posted December 22, 2009
New York is home to some of the biggest media companies in the country, like Conde Nast, The New York Times Co., ... [FishbowlNY]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [FishbowlNY]

Newsday, Observer Name New Editors - Posted December 11, 2009
It's a Friday afternoon a few weeks before the end of the year, but that hasn't stopped two New York-area papers from announcing moves at the tops of their mastheads. The latest editor of The New York Observer, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsday, Observer Name New Editors - Posted December 11, 2009
It's a Friday afternoon a few weeks before the end of the year, but that hasn't stopped two New York-area papers from announcing moves at the tops of their mastheads. The latest editor of The New York Observer, ... [FishbowlNY]

"Twitter Guys" Take Top Media Person(s) Of 2009 Prize - Posted December 7, 2009
We called it. Last week, when faced with two "Person of the Year" polls, we predicted that the "Twitter Guys," Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"Twitter Guys" Take Top Media Person(s) Of 2009 Prize - Posted December 7, 2009
We called it. Last week, when faced with two "Person of the Year" polls, we predicted that the "Twitter Guys," Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and ... [FishbowlNY]

DailyCandy Cuts Six Full-Time Local Editors - Posted December 4, 2009
Comcast-owned DailyCandy had some bad news for its staffers yesterday. On the same day that daily online newsletter publisher's parent company announced the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

DailyCandy Cuts Six Full-Time Local Editors - Posted December 4, 2009
Comcast-owned DailyCandy had some bad news for its staffers yesterday. On the same day that daily online newsletter publisher's parent company announced the ... [FishbowlNY]

It's Official: Comcast Acquires NBCU Stake - Posted December 3, 2009
Well the big media deal that has been much talked about all fall has finally been officially announced. This morning, Comcast and General Electric announced that they are entering a joint venture that will in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

It's Official: Comcast Acquires NBCU Stake - Posted December 3, 2009
Well the big media deal that has been much talked about all fall has finally been officially announced. This morning, Comcast and General Electric announced that they are entering a joint venture that will in... [FishbowlNY]

GE, Vivendi Reach Deal On NBCU, Paving Way For Comcast To Buy Net - Posted December 1, 2009
Several news outlets reported last night that General Electric had reached an agreement with Vivendi to buy the remaining stake in NBC Universal that it did not yet own. This long-expected agreement now paves the way for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

GE, Vivendi Reach Deal On NBCU, Paving Way For Comcast To Buy Net - Posted December 1, 2009
Several news outlets reported last night that General Electric had reached an agreement with Vivendi to buy the remaining stake in NBC Universal that it did not yet own. This long-expected agreement now paves the way for ... [FishbowlNY]

Daily News Loses Two Editors|Conn. University Student Paper Takes Heat|Maria Bartiromo Dropped From BusinessWeek|Forbes Buys FlipGloss|Comcast CEO Roberts - Posted November 13, 2009
New York Post: The New York Daily News... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Daily News Loses Two Editors|Conn. University Student Paper Takes Heat|Maria Bartiromo Dropped From BusinessWeek|Forbes Buys FlipGloss|Comcast CEO Roberts - Posted November 13, 2009
New York Post: The New York Daily News... [FishbowlNY]

News Corp.'s Carey: Consistency For Pay Walls Is Key - Posted November 12, 2009
When Chase Carey speaks, the media world listens. And rightfully so. As Rupert Murdoch's number two, News Corp.'s CO... [morningmedianewsfeed]

News Corp.'s Carey: Consistency For Pay Walls Is Key - Posted November 12, 2009
When Chase Carey speaks, the media world listens. And rightfully so. As Rupert Murdoch's number two, News Corp.'s CO... [FishbowlNY]

Zucker To Lead Comcast-NBCU Venture - Posted November 11, 2009
If Comcast ends up with a controlling interest in General Electric-owned NBC Universal, it looks like NBCU CE... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Zucker To Lead Comcast-NBCU Venture - Posted November 11, 2009
If Comcast ends up with a controlling interest in General Electric-owned NBC Universal, it looks like NBCU CE... [FishbowlNY]

More Web Focus: More.com Names Site Director - Posted November 9, 2009
Jodie Green joins Meredith Corp.'s More brand as director of its Web site, More.com. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Web Focus: More.com Names Site Director - Posted November 9, 2009
Jodie Green joins Meredith Corp.'s More brand as director of its Web site, More.com. ... [FishbowlNY]

Comcast, GE Close To Deal On NBCU|WaPo Newsroom Fight|Time Inc.'s Vivek Shah Departs|Gannett's New Guidelines|Business Press Struggles|Jay Leno - Posted November 2, 2009
TVNewser: Comcast ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Comcast, GE Close To Deal On NBCU|WaPo Newsroom Fight|Time Inc.'s Vivek Shah Departs|Gannett's New Guidelines|Business Press Struggles|Jay Leno - Posted November 2, 2009
TVNewser: Comcast ... [FishbowlNY]

Former FBDC Editor Graff|McGraw-Hill Earned $5.9M From BusinessWeek|NYTCo. May Sell Worcester Paper Soon|More On Comcast-NBCU - Posted October 26, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former FBDC Editor Graff|McGraw-Hill Earned $5.9M From BusinessWeek|NYTCo. May Sell Worcester Paper Soon|More On Comcast-NBCU - Posted October 26, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News a... [FishbowlNY]

Meghan McCain|Publicist Poll|Dubow Returns To Gannett|Robinson Visits Boston|NBCU Improves Earnings - Posted October 16, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meghan McCain|Publicist Poll|Dubow Returns To Gannett|Robinson Visits Boston|NBCU Improves Earnings - Posted October 16, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Comcast Purchase Of NBCU Stake A Done Deal? - Posted October 13, 2009
The Wrap's Sharon Waxman, who first reported that a deal between cable provider ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Comcast Purchase Of NBCU Stake A Done Deal? - Posted October 13, 2009
The Wrap's Sharon Waxman, who first reported that a deal between cable provider ... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPost Books Launches|FTC Threatens Fines For Endorsing Free Products Without Disclosure|Rocky Mountain Independent|Comcast-GE Deal For NBCU|Questex Files Ch. 11 - Posted October 5, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost Books Launches|FTC Threatens Fines For Endorsing Free Products Without Disclosure|Rocky Mountain Independent|Comcast-GE Deal For NBCU|Questex Files Ch. 11 - Posted October 5, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Will Comcast Buy NBC Universal From GE? - Posted October 1, 2009
Rumors, theories and conjectures have been swirling since The Wrap reported yesterday that a deal between cable provider ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Comcast Buy NBC Universal From GE? - Posted October 1, 2009
Rumors, theories and conjectures have been swirling since The Wrap reported yesterday that a deal between cable provider ... [FishbowlNY]

comCast Looking For New Deals - Posted March 25, 2009
They bought Fandango, Daily Candy and Plaxo. And while every other media company is currently crying poor, Comcast told MediaMemo, it was actually still looking to acquire companies (cautiously of course). So out of a job? Have a great business you've been dying to get off the ground.... [MediaJobsDaily]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 19, 2007
FitzSimons Resigns: Tribune Co. CEO Dennis J. FitzSimons is stepping down as soon as Sam Zell completes his deal to take the company private -- which could be Thursday or Friday. FitzSimons, who slashed... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 16, 2007
Stealing Its Own Thunder: So much for understanding the media. CBS Corp. announced its "rapid evolution from an old-media titan into a powerful Internet player" with a "Rolling Thunder," a new online network that will partner with Micros... [FishbowlLA]

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