MediaDailyNews Issues for January 2008

MediaDailyNews - Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008
Fortune Taps McDonald As CRO
MEC Resigns Payless, Wanted Client To Pay More
CBS To End 'Montel Williams'
Coleman To Head Disney TV Animation
Oscars: Show Will Go On
NATPE: Fewer Media Buyers, But Productive Encounters
Publicis Spends Some Green To Help Clients Market Clean
WSJ Adds Sports To Lineup
Belo Outlines Its Financial Future
Radio Takes Hits, Clear Channel Sale In Trouble
HD Alliance Wants Satcasters' Business
GroupM Restructures Local Broadcast, Consolidates MindShare, MediaCom, Mediaedge:cia Teams
Lifetime Focuses On Women's Reactions To Debates
Tracking The ROI On Super Bowl Buzz
Weather Channel Taps Raleigh To Head Sales
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
DDB Scoops Up Unilever Ice Cream Brands
WSJ Digital Taps Microsoft For Search Ads
Ogilvy PR Appoints 2 Execs
Media X: This Beat Bites
IGA Teams With Burnout For In-Game Ads
Zucker: TV Biz Must Change, New Upfront, New Series
truTV Delivers Ratings
It's Official: MPG Taps MyNetworkTV's Barrington
New Amusement: Six Flags Launches Media Network
Continental To Pilot Live TV
Hill Named Head Of AAAA, First Woman To Run Trade Group
Initiative Makes Sattler EVP, Handles Kia, Hyundai
Marie Osmond Gets 2009 Talk Show
Gemstar TV Guide Sale Uncertain
Nielsen: Radio Key To Reaching African-Americans
MTV Heads Off-Campus
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008
MediaCom Gobbles Edible Arrangements
Jill Nickerson Joins Horizon As VP, Director
Internet Muscle: NBC Buys LX.tv
XM Radio Adds ESPN Xtra Channel
Citadel CFO Resigns
Channel M Gets Funding, Apfelbaum Joins Board
Media Institute: Protect First Amendment
Shea Named EVP, Brand Keys
Zenith Launches Infomercial Unit
Current TV Files For IPO With SEC
The Giant Tightens Its Belt: Clear Channel Cuts Costs
Agency Finds TV Retains Viewers, For Now
Verizon's FiOS TV Hits 1 Million Mark
Investors: New York Times Co. Must Change Course
Ion To Replace 'Who's The Boss' With 'Baywatch'
Halstead Teams With 'New York' To Beef Up Real Estate Listings
MediaDailyNews - Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
O'Rourke To Exec Editor, 'Rachael Ray'
2 New Top Editors At 'Interview'
Kerry Tucker Joins CBS Radio Sales
The Mouth That Roared: Imus Sued For Insulting Advertiser
Gannett Acquires Action Sports Site
Initiative Scores Again, Wins Cadbury Schweppes
WSJ.com Free? Murdoch Says Forget About It
ABC Runs Ads On Oscar.com
Kim Norris Out Of Out-of-Home Video Ad Bureau
New Thursday Must-See: 'Celebrity Apprentice'
FCC Proposes Fining ABC Stations $1.43 M For 'NYPD Blue' Episode
McDonald's Asks BET To Pull Ads From 'B-Girls" Section Of Its Site
FCC OKs Clear Channel, Sirius/XM Up In Air
MediaDailyNews - Friday, Jan. 25, 2008
NBC, CBS Execs: Are Upfronts Obsolete?
White House Launches Parent/Teen Drug Ads
Nielsen Commercializes VOD Set-Top Data Service
Lifetime Names Garner SVP
TV Viewers Migrating To Web
Record Audiences For Newspapers Online
Mobile TV: Estimated 462 Mil. Subscribers By 2012
Study: PSAs Heard Of, Rarely Seen
'Truth' Rating May Be Consequence Of Strike
Mag Bag: Bonnier Signs Up For ABC Rapid Report
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008
WPP'S Sorrell Expresses Concern Over Financial Turmoil, Hints At Strong Fourth Quarter '07 Results
NBC To Cut Most Pilots
'USA Today' Partners With CSTV, Builds Interactive Site
2 'Metro' Publishers Out
CBS' Last.fm Makes Music Free, Ad-Supported
Brandtique: Hershey's, 'Project Runway'
Radio Ups Ante: Arbitron Signs Entercom
MPG Touted By Dannon
Product Placements Of The Week
College Days: Gannett Wants Colorado State Newspaper
Crow Headlines On Sirius Radio
Poll: Fewer Americans Watching TV
Game Boy: Spike TV Does Deal With Keighley
Hot Property: Weather Channel Revamps Popular Mobile Site
Screenvision Adds Frank Theatres
Verizon Taps NFL Star To Promote Local TV
Correction: Tom Prince, Exec Editor, Reader's Digest
'Idol' Continues To Wow Viewers
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
Reader's Digest Names Tom Prince Exec Editor
YuMe To Handle NBC Direct
Media Stocks Dive Along With Market
Meredith 2Q Broadcast Declines
Bravo Renews Griffin's 'D-List'
Media X: Buy American
ESPN Launches Mosaic Screens For X Games
KFC To Super Bowl Scorer: Chicken Dance
MasterCard Mini-Drama Airs At SAG Awards
Radio Dials Trouble: More Rough Times Ahead
Mattone Named 'Spry' Publisher
NBC Lines Up Mondays
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008
Spot Runner Acquires GlobeShooter, Launches Network For TV, Web Ads
Wal-Mart Nixed 1,400 Mags From Shelves
Syndie Sees Cable As Potential Biz Provider
Durbin To EVP, American Media
Media General Divests SP Newsprint Share
NFC Playoff Dominates Ratings
Report: Fox News Taps Bob Flood For Digital Sales
The Perfect Branded Entertainment Placement (Hint: It 's Not On Television)
Ads Target Super Bowl's Female Fans
Hispanic Muscle: LATV Buys American Latino TV
Giant Pepsi Monster In Times Square
Nets Counter-Program The Super Bowl
Obit: Zetelle 'Z' Guerra, Grand Dame Of Media Buying, Dead At 71
MediaDailyNews - Monday, Jan. 21, 2008
DGA Reaches Deal With Producers
Note To Golfweek: Lynching Isn't Funny
NBCU: Profits Grew 10% In 2007
Another Editor Out At L.A. Times, Ouster Follows Dwindling Circ., Ad Sales
Hachette Names Anderman SVP Digital
ION, Omnicom Create African-American Programming Block
Help Wanted: Chicago Trib Trims Classified Squibs
Pappas, Azteca Reach Agreement For LA Market
Euro RSCG Gets Onboard With TiVo Ratings
2007: Mixed Year For Mags
Show Me: iTVX Rates Best TV Placements In 2007
Correction: NBA To Distribute Channel, Turner Handle Marketing
MediaDailyNews - Friday, Jan. 18, 2008
Zenith Restructures Video Buying, Names Peggy Green Vice Chair Of Agency
Warner Bros. Lays Off Staffers
Liman Forms New Media Co., Negotiates Deal With WGA
Hillman To VP, Lifetime Reality
Nielsen Monitor-Plus Adopts BDS As Local Radio Supllier
Ripple Effect: CBS Extends Reach Of 'Outernet' From Borders To Jiffy Lube
Report: U.S. Online Ad Market To Double To $50.3 Billion By 2011
LIN TV Launches Local Political Sites
Set-Up Shot: Turner To Handle NBA Cable Channel
'Time' Editor Jumps To Simon & Schuster
Hirschorn Exits VHI, Forms Ish
Bravo Marketing Chief To Head Oxygen Media
Brand Keys Cites Ads Likely To Score In Super Bowl
APTS: 50% Of Surveyed Viewers Reject Digital
Mag Bag: 'NatGeo's Green Guide' Goes Quarterly