Saturday, December 14, 2019

SCANDAL HITS BLOOMBERG NEWS

May 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Reporters for the Bloomberg news service reportedly had special access to the activity of traders using Bloomberg’s business terminals and were thus able to track some of their interests. Rival CNBC reported that a Bloomberg journalist had been able to call up information on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s activity on […]

AERO TO AIR ITS FIRST CABLE NETWORK

December 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

which delivers programs broadcast in New York City to subscribers in the New York area via the Internet has argued that it does nothing more than what people have been able to do at home: pick up programs via an antenna, record them, and store them on their harddrives for later viewing. The New York […]

FOX BUSINESS NETWORK TO BE RATED

March 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Until now, the number of viewers tuning in to the Fox Business Network was anyone’s guess, since News Corp had decided early on that it would build the network’s audience before letting it loose to compete in the ratings race with the likes of the other principal business channels, CNBC and Bloomberg Business. But according […]

SHAKEUP AT CBS NEWS

February 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS today (Tuesday) appointed Jeff Fager, producer of 60 Minutes, chairman of CBS News. Sean McManus, who has been serving in the joint position of chairman of CBS News and Sports, will be focusing his attention solely on sports. Fager, meanwhile, will face the task of reviving the last-place CBS Evening News with Katie Couric […]

ABC ROMANCING BLOOMBERG NEWS

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rumors that ABC may partner with Bloomberg News took on new credence Monday as both Disney-ABC TV chief Anne Sweeney and ABC News President Ben Sherwood each indicated that a partnership with Bloomberg’s cable channel may be in the offing. NBC Universal has its own cable channel (MSNBC), as does Fox TV (Fox News Channel); […]

WHILE CABLE COMPANIES LOSE SUBSCRIBERS, DIRECTV GAINS THEM

November 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

While several of the largest cable-TV providers, including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision, have reported significant subscriber losses during the last quarter, home satellite operator DirecTV indicated on Thursday that they may be picking up at least some of them. It said that it has added 174,000 subscribers over the past quarter versus 136,000 […]

ARS GRATIA ARGENTUM?

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The seemingly all-but-settled negotiations between MGM’s creditors and Spyglass Entertainment have been thrown into confusion following word that an Indian conglomerate, Sahara India Pariwar, had offered $2 billion to buy the company’s $3.7-billion debt and convert it to equity. The London Financial Times commented that the move “would deepen ties between Bollywood and Hollywood.” But […]

REPORT: FINAL NETWORK HOLDOUT CBS TO JOIN HULU

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS, which is the only major broadcast network that does not provide programs on Hulu.com, may begin doing so at the beginning of the fall season, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people with direct knowledge of the discussions between the network and the video website. According to the news service, the deal would be […]