MediaDailyNews
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
  • Buy Back: Cox Radio To Go Private

    Hoping to escape constant pressure from investors to show short-term growth, Cox Enterprises said it will buy back outstanding shares of Cox Radio and ... Read the whole story

  • Time Warner Goes Euro, Buys CME Stake

    Time Warner has gone old-school of sorts--buying a stake in CME, the 15-year old broadcasting company with interests in Central and Eastern Europe. Time ... Read the whole story

  • Hachette Puts Enthusiast Titles Up for Sale

    Hachette Filipacchi, struggling to stave off the losses that are now endemic in the magazine industry, has quietly put a number of well-known enthusiast ... Read the whole story

  • Cartoon Network Teams Up With NBA

    Turner's long-term relationship with the NBA will expand to include short-form programming on Cartoon Network this fall. Read the whole story

  • Nexstar Will Manage Four Points Media

    The Nexstar station group has a deal with a private-equity firm to manage the seven stations it acquired two years ago from CBS Corp. ... Read the whole story

  • Advance Folds 'Ann Arbor News,' Unpaid Furloughs Companywide

    Advance Publications said Monday it will cease daily publication of the Ann Arbor News in July and scale back distribution of three additional Michigan ... Read the whole story

  • Digital Startups Face Funding Obstacles

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Tough times for digital start-ups--and those that need necessary financing--will continue for the better part of 2009. Venture-capital money for digital ... Read the whole story

  • 'Red Zone' Kicks Off On Cable

    The NFL is bringing a key part of the Sunday-afternoon package to cable that competitor DirecTV has had exclusively since 1994. The move comes ... Read the whole story

  • Obama, NCAA Score For CBS

    With the big tag team of NCAA basketball tournament programming and an interview with President Obama on "60 Minutes," CBS did what it was ... Read the whole story