Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Outdoor Ad Group Stays Home, Cancels Annual Meeting Citing Economy

    The Outdoor Advertising Association of America has canceled its annual national convention in May. The trade organization said the decision was prompted by members … Read the whole story

  • Black Eye At Black Rock, CBS Sees Red Ink

    CBS witnessed massive advertising declines among its television, radio and outdoor in the fourth quarter, which contributed to a 52% drop in net profits … Read the whole story

  • Nielsen: More Prepared For DTV Switch

    Had the digital transition not been delayed, Nielsen figures suggest that more than 5 million U.S. homes would have lost all TV reception Tuesday … Read the whole story

  • Profits Plummet At Comcast, Cable Nets Provide Some Traction

    Comcast Corp.--the largest cable television operator in the U.S.--witnessed overall profits falling in the fourth quarter, with one bright area coming from its cable … Read the whole story

  • Oscar Ads: The Envelope, Please

    In another sign that Oscar revenues could be significantly lower for ABC at large this year, the network's station group was floating a proposal … Read the whole story

  • AP Threat: 5 NY/NJ Newspapers Share Content

    Five big regional daily newspapers in New York and New Jersey, including The New York Daily News, have formed a content-sharing club, the Northeast … Read the whole story

  • Denny's Super Bowl Ad Value: 'Incredible'

    After its Super Bowl ad promoting a free breakfast created demand on Main Street, Denny's top executive Nelson Marchioli tried Wednesday to serve up … Read the whole story