Charter Buys Time Warner Cable, Consolidates Its Cable Power

Charter Communications, with big help from Liberty Media, has now moved quickly in buying Time Warner Cable in a proposed $56.7 billion deal -- after Comcast Corp.'s recent decision to abandon buying the cable company. The deals will make Charter the second-largest U.S. cable operator with 23.9 million total subscribers -- cable, broadband, and voice -- in 41 markets. ...


Bob Garfield: Garfield At Large
Carpet Bombing: When Trademarks Do Harm

When intellectual property attorneys wedge themselves between the federal government and business, the billings and absurdity tend to run wild. Deep focus on the value of the trademark can result in a perversion of other values, ...

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Each year, all year, MediaPost hosts more than 30 events across a range of marketing disciplines ... including our OMMA events, Insider Summits and Creative Media, OMMA and Appy Awards. Chances are some are just right for you.

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The Persona Is Dead, Long Live The Person

First, let me go on record as saying that up to this point, I've been a fan of personas. In my past marketing and usability work, I used personas extensively as a tool. But I'm definitely ...

Most People Don't Understand 'AdChoices' Icon

Advertisers, agencies and publishers serve the AdChoices icon more than 1 trillion times each month. Yet despite the icon's presence throughout the Web, fewer than one in 10 Internet users know what the small blue symbol ...

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