Wednesday, January 31, 2007
  • Bollore Eyes Havas' Media Operations, Names Himself Chairman Of MPG

    As an aggressive takeover artist, French financier Vincent Bollore hasn't always had the best relationships with the media. Now he's put himself in charge … Read the whole story

  • From Times To Times: Baquet Moves From LA To NY

    The Los Angeles Time editor fired by the Tribune Co. for insubordination has found a new--actually, old--home at The New York Times. Dean Baquet, … Read the whole story

  • Bitter Pill: Docs, Ad Industry Clash Over Direct-to-Consumer Ads

    The controversy over direct-to-consumer drug advertising is heating up, pitting pharmaceutical manufacturers and advertisers against doctors and academics demanding more regulation. A new study … Read the whole story

  • Scripps Outlook: Newspapers Flat, Cable, Broadband Soar

    Only weeks after indicating it could benefit from divesting its slow-growth newspaper business, E.W. Scripps reversed course. On Tuesday, via a read-my-lips-style declaration, it … Read the whole story

  • Game And Set: Tennis Channel, ESPN Swap Matches

    In an unusual programming swap, the Tennis Channel will give ESPN the rights to carry part of one Grand Slam, the French Open, in … Read the whole story

  • Fox Claims Monday Night Victory With Intense Dramas

    The Fox mid-season rating rush is now building in some non-"Idol" dayparts: Monday night. For the first time this season, Fox has edged out … Read the whole story