MediaDailyNews Editions for May 2009
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 29, 2009
R.H. Donnelly Files For Bankruptcy
The King Is Dead. Long Live The Marketer.
Mac Attack: McDonald's Ups Ad Reach
Time Warner Cuts AOL Loose
Newspaper Revenues Plunge 28% in Q1, Online Falling Too
ESPN To Cut 100 Jobs
NBC's Zucker Predicts A Steady Upfront
Lionsgate Sells Big Stake in TV Guide Net
Pew: Newspapers Hard Hit By Online Classifieds
Universal McCann Drives BMW Media Biz
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
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?
TargetCast Ups 2 Execs
HuffPo Hires Former 'Elle' Publisher As Style Director
WorldNow Signs With Fisher TV
Bart To EVP, Debmar-Mercury
MyNetwork Makes 'Deal,' Gets 'Smarter'
2 Key 'Boston Globe' Unions Agree To Cuts
Super-Marketing: Safeway Chains Offer Mobile Coupons
Air America Creates In-House Sales Network
Lippin Partners With jLine To Expand Event, Brand Work
Go Greener: O&M Expands Sustainability Practice
Cessna Flies Mediassociates For Ad Planning, Buying
Helen Johnston, Grand Dame Of Media Research, Dead At 74
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
Disney Ups European Distribution To 12 Million Households
Digital Expanse: Canoe Hires 2 New Tech Execs
Sloane To Co-Head Fox Drama Development
Median Age of Magazine Readers Rises
Slam Dunk: NBA Finals Boost Ratings
'LAT' Weekly Culture Mag Closes Before It Opened
Summer Ratings Kickoff Underwhelms
Nielsen: Only 2.7% Of TV Households 'Completely Unready' For Digital
Skycam Signs New ESPN Deal
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Chopra Confirmed as Chief Tech Officer
Actors Unions OK Commercial Deal
NBC Launches Local Broadcast Sites, HuffPo Adds NYC
Agencies Commit To Google Ad Deals, But No Price Set
Hulu May Add BBC, ITV Shows
ESPN Dunks NBA On YouTube
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
Happy Memorial Day
CW Slates 'Melrose,' 'Vampire' For Fall
Upfront Critique: CBS
Campaign To 'Spring Clean' TV Launched By Nets
Fate Of NYTimes Radio Station Uncertain
Congressional Dems Want Minority Radio Bailout
Dish Adds Fuel TV To Lineup
Comcast: Connecticut 'Police Blotter' Hopes To Close Cold Cases
'Idol' Finale Falls From Pedestal, But Retains Crown
Mag Bag: 'New York' Trims Rate Base, Raises Sub Price
RAB: Ad Revenues Fall 24% In 1Q
Nielsen Brings Clarity To High Def: Depends On The Def-inition
Clarification: TheBite Has Multiple Sources of Content
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 21, 2009
Upfront: CBS Goes 'Mentalist,' Spins Off 'NCIS'
Upfront Critique: Turner
Ion Files For Bankruptcy
Nielsen: TV Viewership Rises, Medium Still Dominant
IPG Names Walsh To Oversee GM Biz
Nielsen Back-Pedals On Validation Study, Now Calls 8% Under-Reporting 'Relative,' Not 'Absolute'
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
Isobar's Morris Replaces Fay As Aegis' North America Chief
Correction: SportScape Ads Run Alongside Broadcasts, Are Not Overlays
Media X: The Universe, Remotely
Comedy Tonight: ABC Adds 5 Sitcoms To Fall Lineup
Program Chief Kenin Leaving Hallmark Channel
NBC: Shows Will Share Time Slots
'San Jose Mercury News' To Charge For Web Content
ESPN360 Cuts Distribution Deal With Comcast
Correction: MIN Online Tracks 161 Magazines
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
CNBC, Kiplinger Collaborate On 'Spring Cleaning'
New Regulatory Atmosphere: FCC Opens PPM Inquiry
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
'Grey's' Finale, Healthy Blowout
Aegis Reports Weak Results, Shares Are Battered
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
TV Revisited: Hulu Soars In Streams, YouTube Commands Marketplace
Sony Reports First Loss In 14 Years
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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