Today, the Federal Communications Commission grants—with conditions and enforceable commitments approval of the assignment and transfer of control of broadcast, satellite, and other radio licenses from General Electric Company (GE) to Comcast Corporation. The approval will allow GE and Comcast to create a joint venture involving NBC Universal, Inc. (NBCU) and Comcast. Some critics such […]Read More Comcastrophe:: Comcast/NBC Ruling
A recent Burson-Marsteller study found that 79 percent of the largest 100 companies in the Fortune Global 500 index are using at least one of the most popular social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or corporate blogs. Like the Fortune 100 study found, Twitter is the social media platform of choice among the Fortune Global […]Read More 79 Percent of Fortune 100 companies use social media
The Comcast boss, Brian Roberts, said buying control of NBC Universal, General Electric’s media business, made him and his cable group “strategically complete.” This was code to his shareholders, who have worried about him building a media empire ever since he tried to buy Walt Disney, that he’s done shopping, Reuters Breakingviews says. But to […]Read More NYTimes: A Shrewd Deal for Comcast?
I got my September 2009 issue of Vogue and boy is it large, but this issue is nothing (in terms of volume) compared to the issue I received two years ago. The September 2007 issue of Vogue with Sienna Miller on the cover had a record of 727 pages- the largest and heaviest issue of […]Read More The REAL Devil Wear Prada comes to life in new movie, The September Issue
Madden NFL 10 dominates the sports genre in several metrics, including unaided and aided awareness and definite purchase interest among active gamers.Read More Madden NFL is the king of August video games
The Associated Press reports that the InterMedia Partners has purchased the assets of Vibe, the popular hip-hop and urban culture magazine that shut down in June amid a sharp decline in advertising revenue. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. InterMedia, a private equity fund focused on the media industry, said it has partnered with […]Read More InterMedia Partners purchases the assets of Vibe Magazine
THE BLACK EYED PEAS have tied Usher’s record for the longest successive stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 19 consecutive weeks at #1. “I Gotta Feeling” holds at #1 for 7 weeks and “Boom Boom Pow” spent 12 weeks at #1. This is the longest consecutive stay by a duo […]Read More Black Eyed Peas might make Billboard history for Hot 100