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Nielsen Acquires DMP eXelate, Enters Programmatic Audience-Buying Marketplace

In a move that sends a powerful signal about the future of data-based audience targeting, Nielsen this morning announced a deal to acquire eXelate, a leading data management platform used by the digital programmatic media-buying marketplace. The deal has huge implications for integrating audience-based programmatic digital media-buying logic into the company that still represents the purest play currency for traditional media-buying (TV ratings), and ...

Opinion

Barbara Lippert: Madblog
Dakota, Isis, And 50 Shades Of Cray-Cray

Last weekend, Dakota Johnson's appearance as host of "Saturday Night Live" sparked intense shock, despair, and agitation -- if not high dudgeon -- all over the Internet. But not for the expected reason: her role as ...

Events & Awards

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TVBlog
At Upfront, Formerly All-Male Spike Pushes Female Audience Growth

The once completely male-oriented Spike TV yesterday ballyhooed the growth of its female audience and vowed to continue to work toward evolving its dual-gender "co-viewing" in the coming year. "Co-viewing" was a word that came up ...

Bob Garfield: Garfield At Large
Why Google And Facebook Deserve Your Trust, Without Reservation

There are clearly two cultures occupying the same country, with very different ideas of what constitutes a gift, an agreement and perpetuity. I speak, of course, of the culture of Big Social on the one hand, ...

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