Wednesday, May 30, 2012
  • Newspapers, Muscle and Innovation

    Newspapers need a jolt. So it's interesting that Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway is extending its reach into the sector by acquiring 63 newspapers around … Read the whole story

  • Omnicom Shareholders Reject NYC's Diversity Proposal

    Omnicom shareholders voted against a proposal from the Office of the Comptroller of New York City to disclose the company's EEOC filings that report … Read the whole story

  • Newspaper Revs Sink 6.9%, Auto Ads Brake

    The latest figures for the newspaper industry show no evidence of a rebound or even stabilization in advertising revenues. According to the Newspaper Association … Read the whole story

  • Why Incentive Compensation Plans Fall Short

    While most of the shops surveyed pay their employees cash bonuses at year-end, they are allocated in a haphazard way. Bonus payments did not … Read the whole story

  • DirecTV Names York Chief Content Officer

    DirecTV has made a major change regarding the crucial position of its top programming executive. Former AT&T and InDemand executive Dan York will take … Read the whole story

  • Kinetic Scores 'Positive' Results WIth NFC-Enabled Outdoor Ads

    WPP out-of-home ad shop Kinetic and OOH vendor JCDecaux revealed results of their first joint large-scale test of ads enabled with so-called near field … Read the whole story

  • Existing Investors Fuel Ace Metrix

    Ace Metrix, the research firm that helps advertisers test creative before launch and conduct analysis after, has finished an $8 million funding round. Holding … Read the whole story

  • Mini-Series Soar, History Net Makes History With 'Hatfields'

    The hits keep on coming for cable network History. Its three-night "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries over the Memorial Day weekend posted a historically big … Read the whole story