MediaDailyNews Editions for May 2009
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 29, 2009
R.H. Donnelly Files For Bankruptcy
Newspaper Revenues Plunge 28% in Q1, Online Falling Too
Mac Attack: McDonald's Ups Ad Reach
The King Is Dead. Long Live The Marketer.
Time Warner Cuts AOL Loose
NBC's Zucker Predicts A Steady Upfront
Lionsgate Sells Big Stake in TV Guide Net
ESPN To Cut 100 Jobs
Universal McCann Drives BMW Media Biz
Pew: Newspapers Hard Hit By Online Classifieds
TiVo: Records $4 Million Loss In 1Q
Mag Bag: 'Dwell' Says' Make It Yours'
Returning Summer Fare: 'Wipeout' Stays Afloat, 'Dance' Dances
BBDO Said To Back Off Request To Bind Media To Greater Chrysler Liability
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 28, 2009
Fox Dismisses 'Idol' Controversy, Stands By Allen
TargetCast Ups 2 Execs
Dear Bev: Job hunting sends me across New York City. But unemployment means no office to rest in between stops. How can I still look my best at my next appointment?
WorldNow Signs With Fisher TV
HuffPo Hires Former 'Elle' Publisher As Style Director
MyNetwork Makes 'Deal,' Gets 'Smarter'
2 Key 'Boston Globe' Unions Agree To Cuts
Bart To EVP, Debmar-Mercury
Lippin Partners With jLine To Expand Event, Brand Work
Air America Creates In-House Sales Network
Super-Marketing: Safeway Chains Offer Mobile Coupons
Helen Johnston, Grand Dame Of Media Research, Dead At 74
Cessna Flies Mediassociates For Ad Planning, Buying
Go Greener: O&M Expands Sustainability Practice
ABC's 'Diamonds' Didn't Sparkle, CW's 'Hitched' Ditched
'Fashion Show' Ratings Not Running Away Yet
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 27, 2009
CBS Outdoor: Enhance Ads Via SMS
Media X: Show Stoppers
Digital Expanse: Canoe Hires 2 New Tech Execs
Disney Ups European Distribution To 12 Million Households
Median Age of Magazine Readers Rises
Sloane To Co-Head Fox Drama Development
Slam Dunk: NBA Finals Boost Ratings
'LAT' Weekly Culture Mag Closes Before It Opened
Nielsen: Only 2.7% Of TV Households 'Completely Unready' For Digital
Summer Ratings Kickoff Underwhelms
Skycam Signs New ESPN Deal
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Chopra Confirmed as Chief Tech Officer
Actors Unions OK Commercial Deal
Agencies Commit To Google Ad Deals, But No Price Set
NBC Launches Local Broadcast Sites, HuffPo Adds NYC
ESPN Dunks NBA On YouTube
Hulu May Add BBC, ITV Shows
Police Action: 'San Diego Trib' Pressured By LAPD
Big Picture: HDTV Distribution On Rise
'Night' Moves: Campaign Promotes DC, Tie-Ins With Major Brands
Bunny Hop: 'Playboy' Up For Sale, No Takers
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 22, 2009
Upfront Critique: CBS
Campaign To 'Spring Clean' TV Launched By Nets
CW Slates 'Melrose,' 'Vampire' For Fall
Happy Memorial Day
Congressional Dems Want Minority Radio Bailout
Fate Of NYTimes Radio Station Uncertain
Comcast: Connecticut 'Police Blotter' Hopes To Close Cold Cases
Dish Adds Fuel TV To Lineup
'Idol' Finale Falls From Pedestal, But Retains Crown
RAB: Ad Revenues Fall 24% In 1Q
Mag Bag: 'New York' Trims Rate Base, Raises Sub Price
Nielsen Brings Clarity To High Def: Depends On The Def-inition
Clarification: TheBite Has Multiple Sources of Content
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 21, 2009
Upfront Critique: Turner
Ion Files For Bankruptcy
Upfront: CBS Goes 'Mentalist,' Spins Off 'NCIS'
Nielsen Back-Pedals On Validation Study, Now Calls 8% Under-Reporting 'Relative,' Not 'Absolute'
IPG Names Walsh To Oversee GM Biz
Nielsen: TV Viewership Rises, Medium Still Dominant
Turner Upfront: TNT Pitches 'Wedding Day,' TBS Talks Lopez
Sound Enterprise: Cox Radio Goes Private
Niche Fires 'Trump' Magazine
AP Offers Buyouts To 363 Staffers
'Glee' Gets Mixed Results, 'Idol' Has Feet Of Clay
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Upfront Critique: Fox
Belo To Broadcast Estrella TV In Key Hispanic Markets
Correction: SportScape Ads Run Alongside Broadcasts, Are Not Overlays
Media X: The Universe, Remotely
Isobar's Morris Replaces Fay As Aegis' North America Chief
Program Chief Kenin Leaving Hallmark Channel
Comedy Tonight: ABC Adds 5 Sitcoms To Fall Lineup
NBC: Shows Will Share Time Slots
'San Jose Mercury News' To Charge For Web Content
Correction: MIN Online Tracks 161 Magazines
ESPN360 Cuts Distribution Deal With Comcast
Hachette Sells 5 Titles To Bonnier
ESPN Plans Massive World Cup Campaign, 'SportsNation' Coming
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Nielsen Reexamines Set Meter Data, Finds It Without Bias
Fox Hits Fall With New Comedies, 'Dance'
ABC Orders 10 New Series
New Regulatory Atmosphere: FCC Opens PPM Inquiry
CNBC, Kiplinger Collaborate On 'Spring Cleaning'
Fox Mulls Impact Of Remote-Free TV
Mid-2009: Magazine Ad Pages, Audience Decline
SportScape Extends OOH Ad Reach In Sports Shows
Univision Counts On Census For Ad Boost
Bid4Spots Extends To Local Cable Ads
Fox Sponsors CC's With 'Glee'
MediaDailyNews - Monday, May 18, 2009
Follow MediaPost Following Wieser
Nostalgia Is Eating Itself
Medialink Revs Slump Nearly 35% In 1Q
Barclays Forecasts Uptick In Ad Market
JPMorgan Analyst: NYT Will Keep 'Globe'
Nexstar: Net, Retrans Revs Climb, Broadcast Falters
Mobile: Users Calling Up More Content, Price An Issue
Martha Stewart Testing Paid Downloads, Twitter
Outdoor Channel: Revs Up, Diversification Pays Off
'Tucson Citizen' Ends Print Era, Web-Only
Aegis Reports Weak Results, Shares Are Battered
'Grey's' Finale, Healthy Blowout
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 15, 2009
Ad Budget Pessimism Bottoms Out, Top Ad Execs Upbeat About The Upfront
Nielsen Reports Negative Quarter, Cites 'Restructuring' Costs
Canoe Claims Nets Set For Addressable Ads, Market Remains Skeptical
House To Decide If Broadcast Radio Pays To Play
Sony Reports First Loss In 14 Years
TV Revisited: Hulu Soars In Streams, YouTube Commands Marketplace
Nick Orders 'Kung Fu Panda' From DreamWorks
Flo TV, NBCU Sign Sports Deal
'30 Rock' Star Promotes Breyers, Spoofs Old Movies
Emmis Radio Revs Drop 20% In 1Q
Omnicom Sings New Aria, Offers Media 'Procurement' Via OPera
Optimedia Revamps Content Power Ratings, Show Standings Improve
Mag Bag: 'Good Housekeeping' Cuts Rate Base, But Gets Bigger
'Hollywood Reporter' Expands To Russia, China
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