Wednesday, April 30, 2008
  • One-Stop Digital Shopping: Katz Radio Launches 360 Sales

    Katz Radio Group is creating a new digital division, called Katz 360 Sales, that will integrate Net Radio Sales, the online radio ad sales service it acquired last year, with Katz's other digital assets, including Katz Mobile, Katz Database and Katz's partner Ando Media. The new unit aims to provide advertisers with a single point of contact for multi-channel campaigns, including broadcast, online and mobile components. ...Read the whole story

  • CBS 1Q Flat, TV Revs Offset Hits Elsewhere

    CBS' television operations gave the media company slightly positive first-quarter 2008 financial results--offsetting lower numbers from its publishing and radio divisions. A plus: outdoor was up 7%. ...Read the whole story

  • Arbitron's PPM To Measure Canadian TV

    Arbitron's Portable People Meter will be at the center of a new cross-media measurement project for BBM Canada, which wants to provide single-source measurement for both TV and radio. BBM is a not-for-profit, industry-supported organization responsible for TV and radio ratings in Canada. The new ratings service, scheduled to go commercial in the second half of 2009, will be used as the currency for ad sales by radio and TV broadcasters. ...Read the whole story

  • Belo Corp: New TV Co. Sees Soft 1Q Revs

    Belo Corp. was spun off earlier this year from A.H. Belo and its newspaper assets, to give the company a chance to attain greater value. But the first results for first-quarter 2008 for the new company--which has 20 TV stations--was meager, given the softness in the advertising business. ...Read the whole story

  • LATV, Tribune Broadcasting Cut Digital Deal

    LATV, a digital bilingual entertainment and music network, has struck a distribution partnership with Tribune Broadcasting, bringing stations in New York, Chicago and Dallas into its affiliate fold. The move puts LATV programming in an additional 9 million TV households. ...Read the whole story

  • Digital, Traditional Media Fuel Aegis Growth

    Aegis Group, the parent of Carat, Isobar, Posterscope and Vizeum, this morning reported a healthy organic revenue growth rate of 8.3%, fueled primarily by the strength of its media operations. Aegis Media, the division overseeing Aegis' media networks, rose 10.3% on an organic basis, while Synovate, the division that oversees Aegis research operations rose 5.0%. ...Read the whole story

Media X: 3 For The Road

Since the onset of April, the industry's most prominent evangelist and most courtly eminence found new missions. And this week, one of the most successful entertainment wolves among the media agency sheep found a place to ...More