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STUDY: BROADCASTERS AIDED BY DVR; CABLERS, NOT SO MUCH

October 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The DVR has slowed, if not halted, the exodus of viewers from broadcast TV to cable, a study by Nomura Securities analyst Michael Nathanson would seem to indicate. The study, covering DVR viewing over the past four years, found that viewers use their DVRs to watch broadcast TV shows via the devices about half the […]

MURDOCH LASSOS DAUGHTER BACK INTO NEWS CORP

February 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch has brought his daughter Elisabeth back into the News Corp fold. His media conglomerate announced Tuesday that it had agreed to buy her London-based production company Shine Group in a stock swap worth about $674 million that would give her a seat on the board, where she would join brothers Lachlan and James. […]

BAD YEAR FOR DVD SALES, ANALYSTS SAY

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, which already were down 13 percent in 2010, are likely to take a steeper dive in 2011, according to analysts interviewed by the Los Angeles Times. Current economic conditions are the root cause of the decline, the analysts say, as well as the ease with which consumers can now […]