MediaDailyNews
Thursday, March 19, 2009
  • Aegis: We're Done With U.S. Job Cuts, Focused On 'Fixing' Carat

    In a rare positive note for the U.S. advertising and media employment marketplace, Aegis Group this morning said it completed its "cost reduction" in ... Read the whole story

  • Zucker Weighs In On Leno, NBC's Future

    Since "Friends" left, NBC hasn't hit first place in prime time--and it isn't aiming to return to the top spot, either, NBC Universal CEO ... Read the whole story

  • Universal McCann Lays Off Nearly 8% Of U.S. Workforce

    Interpublic's Universal McCann unit Monday initiated a staff reduction of nearly 8% of its U.S. workforce, MediaDailyNews has learned. Read the whole story

  • The Venom Of The Crowd

    When Adam Feldman, a theater critic and arts writer for Time Out New York, wrote a moving and considered tribute to Natasha Richardson under ... Read the whole story

  • Brandtique: 'Trust Me,' Bertolli

    Just when DirecTV has been trying to build interest in its NCAA tournament package, along came the President. And the satellite operator hardly needs ... Read the whole story

  • Good News: 'San Diego Union-Tribune' Sold

    Defying naysayers and the credit crunch, the San Diego Union-Tribune has finally been sold by its owner, the Copley Press, with its purchase by ... Read the whole story

  • Rohrs To Exit TVB

    Chris Rohrs is leaving the Television Bureau of Advertising, after serving as its president for nine years. He will depart at the end of ... Read the whole story

  • Lexus Drives 'Mine," Time's New Customized Mag

    Lexus is the sole sponsor and advertiser of a new effort with Time Inc., and American Express Publishing that constitutes what the companies say ... Read the whole story

  • Hit Parade: 3 More Radio Companies Report Declines

    Double-digit quarterly drops in revenue are now par for the course in the radio business. Feeling the effects of the recession, Citadel, Cumulus and ... Read the whole story

  • 'Idol' Slows 'Dancing' Down

    After soaring the first two weeks worth of shows--culminating with a big Nielsen 6.8 rating/16 share among 18-49 viewers on Monday night--"Stars" lost more ... Read the whole story

  • Stewart Slammed For CNBC Attacks

    Was Jon Stewart fair and balanced in the "The Daily Show" vs. the CNBC showdown that culminated last week? Anything but, said NBC Universal ... Read the whole story