• Rankings for Top 15 Programs on Cable (AP)
    Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 7-13.
  • FCC Chief: June Remains Target For Media-Ownership Rules (Dow Jones)
    The Federal Communications Commission intends to complete its review of media-ownership rules by early June, Chairman Michael Powell says.
  • U.S. Publishers' Results Take a Hit from Iraq War (Reuters)
    U.S. publishers posted higher quarterly profits this week but the war in Iraq delivered a hard blow to advertising revenues just as the industry had started to recover from the worst ad slump in decades.
  • Another Michael Jackson Special for Fox (AP)
    The Michael Jackson television frenzy isn't over. Jackson, who delivered millions of viewers to ABC, NBC and Fox during the February ratings sweeps, will be the subject of a two-hour Fox special to kick off the next sweeps period.
  • FCC's Martin Wants Simple Rules on Media Ownership (Reuters)
    The Federal Communications Commission should adopt simple rules for determining concentration in a media market and avoid murky formulas that could cause confusion, FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin said on Monday.
  • CBS to Cover Masters Without Ads (NYTimes.com)
    The controversy over the Augusta National Golf Club's men-only membership policy will force the network to do without advertisers.
  • White House To End Drugs & Terror Ads (AdAge.com)
    The White House anti-drug office will end its controversial drugs-and-terror advertising campaign and, in a reversal, shift more of its $150 million budget toward children's media as it fights for Congress to extend the program another five years.
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