Category: “The Business”

WTVR HONORS

Photojournalists at WTVR(CBS), in Richmond, Virginia, were honored as the National Press Photographers Association’s (NPPA) Medium Market Station of the Year during the group’s ...

NEWSPAPERS DYING?

It’s something that was predicted back in the late 80’s.  American Newspapers are dying. American newspapers began racing to transform into digital businesses, hoping ...

iHEARTMEDIA IS BAAACK

iHEARTMEDIA has completed its restructuring, emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with debt reduced from $16.1 billion to $5.75 billion.  The restructuring splits iHEARTMEDIA and ...

SPEAKING OF NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters said preliminary registration for the NAB Show convention in Las Vegas was 91,460, down slightly from 92,912 in 2018.  ...

MATT LAUER SPOTTED

Matt Lauer came out of seclusion to celebrate Jeff Zucker’s 54th birthday bash over the weekend.  Page Six reports the disgraced “Today” anchor — who’s been keeping ...

FOX LAYOFFS

Layoffs have hit Fox following the entertainment company’s sale to Disney. Variety reported Thursday the staff cuts are hitting employees at the SVP, EVP, and president level. ...

SINCLAIR DRONES

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Wednesday the company’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (drone) program recently flew its 10,000th logged flight. Launched in August 2016, this program operates drones for ...

NIELSEN LATEST

A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman & Friedman LLC and a group that includes Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group ...

THE RACE IS ON

With the partial government shutdown at an end at least temporarily, broadcasters must hurry to update their Online Public Inspection File and make up ...

BROKAW UNDER FIRE

NBC News, facing mounting backlash stemming from former “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw‘s comments that Hispanics should “work harder at assimilation” into American culture, ...

REPORTER UPDATES

Creative Artist’s Agency (CAA) has signed CBS News correspondent David Begnaud. In addition to serving as the regular fill-in anchor for CBSN and CBS Weekend ...

REPORTER ARREST CAUSES STIR

An American journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV has been arrested by US authorities on unspecified charges, the state-run broadcaster said on Wednesday.  59-year-old Marzieh Hashemi, ...

SCRIPPS RENEWS NBC

The E.W. Scripps Co. on Wednesday reported it has completed a new multi-year affiliation agreement with NBC. The agreement, effective Jan. 1, covers WGBA Green Bay, ...