Wednesday, June 27, 2012

by Gavin O'Malley
Keeping the focus on fresh content, multimedia entertainment studio Electus has partnered with actor/director duo Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman to launch their podcast show "Hollywood-Babble On This Week" on its new YouTube channel, LOUD. Read the whole story »
by Tyler Loechner
Monday, CBS reported that there is a "possibility that some public television and radio stations" could start running political ads. If stations get the OK, they will all have a choice to make: is the risk of turning customers off by running political ads worth the money? Read the whole story »
by Karl Greenberg
Boost Mobile, the first-ever marquee partner of the WNBA, is launching a new TV spot based on a new campaign entitled "It's All About the W." The ad first airs on June 23, during the Chicago Sky versus Minnesota Lynx game. Read the whole story »
by Tyler Loechner
Online Media Daily reported that Los Angeles' Creative Artists Agency won the Film Grand Prix and the first-ever Branded Content & Entertainment Grand Prix awards during the Cannes Lions awards last week. Read the whole story »
According to the Los Angeles Times, News Corp. is considering splitting its $52-billion media and publishing operations into separate companies. If they do, 20th Century Fox's film studio would combine with the top-rated Fox broadcast network and the profitable Fox News Channel to form one company. No final decision has been reached. Read the whole story »

For 40 years, Los Angeles Downtown News was able to provide a free newspaper to its readers. Now, the newspaper is asking its readers to give back. Loyal readers are asked to donate $5 a month to support the newspaper. The donations are volunatry. Read the whole story »