Monday, November 25, 2002
  • Hughes Ships TiVo-Equipped Set-Top Box

    Satellite-equipment provider Hughes Network Systems announced the first shipment of a new TiVo-equipped Digital Satellite Recorder manufactured for DIRECTV, Inc. It's a set-top box that combines a DIRECTV receiver with an internal hard drive, which can digitally record up to 35 hours of programming. The new product is expected to retail for approximately $200. ...Read the whole story

  • NYT Launches Hispanic Supplement

    The New York Times announced today that it will launch a Spanish-language supplement of the newspaper on November 23 to appear in the four Mexican daily newspapers owned by Grupo Reforma: El Norte in Monterrey, Reforma in Mexico City, Mural in Guadalajara and Palabra in Saltillo. The supplements will retain the layout and typography of The New York Times style. They will include news coverage, commentary, color photos and graphics about the United States, world affairs, business, culture and social trends. ...Read the whole story

  • Miami Herald Teams With CBS Affiliate

    The Miami Herald and WFOR-CBS 4 are teaming up in a cross-media alliance to share news gathering, personnel, online content, office space and promotional effort. The alliance, signed into by the organizations on Friday, is to take effect on Dec. 2. It also encompasses the companies' websites and such related outlets as CBS 4's sister station, WBFS-UPN 33, and The Herald's alternative weekly newspaper, Street Miami.The Herald's Spanish-language daily, El Nuevo Herald, has its own broadcast partnership with Univisión-owned WLTV Channel 23. Under terms of the new agreement, CBS 4 will feature a Herald Report, highlighting the newspaper's stories, in ... ...Read the whole story

  • Budde Leaves WSJ Online

    The Wall Street Journal Online announced Friday that publisher Neil Budde is departing to pursue other opportunities. Budde led the team that launched The Wall Street Journal Online in 1996. The Online Journal had 664,000 subscribers as of Sept. 30. Budde called the Online Journal a “stable and ongoing business.” He hasn't decided what he will do next, but is interested in exploring the ways that newspapers and magazines are "adapting to the changes in the way people consume media." ...Read the whole story

  • Lycos Europe To Promote Amazon.com
  • DoubleClick: Email Performance Back to 2001 Levels
  • A&E Purchases Rights To "Crossing Jordan"
  • 4/15 - Meeting Day for TV
  • Thruport Adds 16 Clients