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Media Companies Land on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' List in 2015 - Posted December 10, 2014
Three cheers for all things media! Glassdoor released their list of the best places to work in the U.S. and U.K., also known as the Employees' Choice Awards 2015. Whether it's traditional or social media or PR, six companies in our ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook's HHVM Helps WP Engine's New Mercury Platform Run 5.6X Faster - Posted November 20, 2014
Facebook's HipHop Virtual Machine continues to help software and platforms outside of the social network drastically increase their speeds, as ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Advertising Week 2014 Schedule - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook will maintain a strong presence at the 11th annual ... [AllFacebook]

Maxus Won NBC Universal's $175 Million Digital Review - Posted July 15, 2014
Thanks to this report from MediaPost, we now know that Maxus (part of the WPP's GroupM) has been awarded NBC Universal's domestic... [GalleyCat]

NBC Runs Facebook Premium Video Ads For Three Midseason Series - Posted May 8, 2014
Facebook signed its first television advertiser for its new ... [AllFacebook]

Watching With Friends: SecondSync Analyzes TV-Related Interactions On Facebook - Posted February 10, 2014
The partnership between Facebook and social TV analytics specialist SecondSync... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: NBC Universal - Posted July 3, 2013
NBC Universal is looking for a Front End/Back End Developer in Universal City, CA. According to the post, "NBC Entertainment Digital is a forward leaning, fast paced, start-up style technology group... [AllTwitter]

As 'The Office' Winds Down, 'Dunder Mifflin' is Gearing Up - Posted May 16, 2013
As fans of "The Office" prepare to say a fond farewell to their beloved Scranton-dwelling characters on tonight's series finale, the real-life Dunder Mifflin paper company, launched in 2011 via a licensing deal between Quill.com and NBC Universal, is preparing to ramp up business with a well-placed ad... [FishbowlDC]

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? ... [FishbowlDC]

Man Who Shot NBC Executive Gets 7 Years in Prison - Posted November 30, 2011
David Andrew Armstrong was sentenced to seven years in prison for the death of NBC Universal studio executive and c... [FishbowlLA]

Plum TV CEO Nicholas Lehman Lands a Plum Gig with NBC Universal - Posted March 3, 2011
NBC Universal created the position of president of digital for its entertainment and digital networks and integrated media division and filled it with ... [UnBeige]

Plum TV CEO Nicholas Lehman Lands a Plum Gig with NBC Universal - Posted March 3, 2011
NBC Universal created the position of president of digital for its entertainment and digital networks and integrated media division and filled it with ... [AgencySpy]

Plum TV CEO Nicholas Lehman Lands a Plum Gig with NBC Universal - Posted March 3, 2011
NBC Universal created the position of president of digital for its entertainment and digital networks and integrated media division and filled it with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NBC Universal Bringing Social-Media Initiatives to Las Vegas for 2011 CES - Posted January 3, 2011
NBC Universal, official broadcast partner of the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Sh... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

NBC Universal Seeks Shrewd Biz Dev Director - Posted November 19, 2010
... [MediaJobsDaily]

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 ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Goes Green - Posted November 11, 2010
[caption id="attachment_8809" align="alignleft" width="315" caption="Photo: Lauren Kapp, NBC Universal"][/caption] NBC Universal is celebrating its an... [FishbowlDC]

Make Green Count Is Red-Hot for NBC Universal - Posted November 8, 2010
NBC Universal reached its initial goal with its first-ever "green" Facebook application so quickly that it set a new goal of 10 times the old goal. Make Gree... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Wal-Mart, Target Top Women at NBCU Index - Posted October 25, 2010
Women at NBCU, the female-targeted marketing and research initiative at NBC Universal, has released the September results of its "Brand Power Index," with retailers ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Senior Director of Comms Departs - Posted October 21, 2010
Nora Ellish, senior director of communications at NBC Universal in the TV Networks and Digital Distribution group, has left the company to spen... [FishbowlDC]

Google, NBC Universal End Ad Partnership Early - Posted October 14, 2010
The advertising partnership between Google and NBC Universal came to an early end, with the two parties announcing that they had terminated it nearly one year prior to its original expiration date, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Abernathy MacGregor President Heads to Comcast - Posted October 1, 2010
Adam Miller, president of Abernathy MacGregor, will be heading to Comcas... [FishbowlDC]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: 'PR Has Always Been Two-Way' - Posted September 28, 2010
[caption id="attachment_5267" align="aligncenter" width="489" caption="Left to right: Pat Mitchell, President and CEO, The Paley Center for Media; Debora Spar, President, Barnard College; Tina Brown, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast; Lauren Zalaznick, President, NBCU Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks; Mark Addicks, Chief Marketing Officer, General Mills; Kim Brink, Executive Director, Advertising... [FishbowlDC]

Media News Friday Frenzy - Posted September 24, 2010
Today started with the massive media news about the departures of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein and NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and the news keeps coming. PRNewser colleagu... [FishbowlDC]

Netflix, NBC Universal Expand Streaming Pact - Posted September 24, 2010
Netflix and NBC Universal expanded their multiyear licensing agreement, giving Netflix users who pay $8.99 and up for membership plans access t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Universal Wants To Be Universal On New Year's Eve - Posted December 29, 2008
Universal CitiWalk, calling itself "Southern California's favorite New Year's destination, is throwing its own local bash for the pending 2009 festivities. The parties (at each end so of the CitiWalk) will include big-time fireworks explosions and a slew of local DJs spinning discs (... [FishbowlLA]

Vivendi Will Hold Onto NBC/Universal For The Time Being - Posted December 3, 2008
Vivendi has decided to abandon its sale of its 20% stake in NBC Universal, the Hollywood Reporte... [FishbowlLA]

Silverman Seems Locked In At NBC Universal: Times - Posted November 24, 2008
Ben Silverman, the current co-CEO for NBC Universal who has been rumored for months to be getting the heave-ho, looks poised to re-up in his current power position, the ... [FishbowlLA]

Immelt and NBC Want More Media -- While It's Cheap - Posted November 17, 2008
General Electric, which owns NBC Universal among other media entities, wants to find more media buys, GE chief executive ... [FishbowlLA]

Disney Retrenching With Belt-Tightening That Could Include Layoffs: Times - Posted October 31, 2008
The Disney Studios may be headed into a period of retrenchment with some cost-cutting measures possibly leading to layoffs, according to the L.A. Times. Disney executives are meeting this week to deal with this worsening economy and declines in ad spending... [FishbowlLA]

Vivi Zigler Promoted to President of NBC Universal Digital Entertainment - Posted June 30, 2008
Vivi Zigler, the woman who brought you (the marketing for) Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and Celebrity Poker, has been promoted yet again within NBC Universal, where she has worked for more tha... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted June 25, 2008
Huh? We're not entirely sure, but we think Rachel Abramowitz just compared ... [FishbowlLA]

Universal Studios Wants You To Know It Is Still Open - Posted June 4, 2008
In the aftermath of the backlot burn, Universal Studios sent out this press release to alert the media (hey, that's us!) to the fact that, in their words, "the show must go on!" (For everyone, we're guessing, except that g... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Afternoon Edition - Posted May 5, 2008
Un-Friend Us: From Joseph Menn: "Social networking sites, which let users create detailed profile pages and connect with friends, are becoming the hot new thing for identity thieves, both a... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted March 11, 2008
Madonna, Mellencamp Inducted: Yep. It was an all-80s dance party. Madonna thanked all the people who said she was a talentless one-hit wonder. To which, we believe, John Mellencamp muttered under his brea... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted March 4, 2008
Person We're Most Jealous Of Today: Deborah Netburn. That lucky so-and-so got get her fangirl on at Wondercon last week, where she heard Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny and X-Files... [FishbowlLA]

Television Without Pity Jumps the Shark? - Posted February 4, 2008
It's true. Television Without Pity is going to be producing... television (well, the kind that appears on your computer, anyway). NEW YORK - February 4, 2008 - TelevisionWithoutPity.com, Bravo's popular website for TV junkies, will intr... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Good News/Bad News - Posted January 3, 2008
Now! In Skank-O-Vision! MTV renewed A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila for a second season. E! returns on January 7th with a second season of Chelsea Lately, starring Chelsea Handler. When's the Theme Park Opening? Dick Wolf and NBC Universal are talking abo... [FishbowlLA]

Forget the Shows--Let's Watch Ads! Firebrand Launches - Posted November 27, 2007
Firebrand.com is "an online destination to view the best TV commercials", should anyone feel sad and lonely enough to do so. It's the MTV of ads! Firebrand even has CJ's (comme... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 5, 2007 - Posted September 5, 2007
Burton Busts Out Todd in Venice Tim Burton took his filmmaking act to the Venice Film Festival where he picked up a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement. In return, Burton took the festival opportunity to unspool an eight-minute sneak of the big-screen adaptation of his next pic, Sweeney Todd ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 26, 2007
Comic-Con Coverage: Is relegated to a weird, catch-all blog that features poorly produced video segments of -- from what we can tell -- nothing. Silence Is Golden:... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 5, 2007
Bob Wright, Survived By Jeff Zucker, Is Out At NBC. He was 63: Meg James writes up Bob Wright's departure from NBC Universal as though it were an obit, which we guess it kinda is.... [FishbowlLA]