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BIG AUDIENCE FOR OBAMA IS NEARLY HIS SMALLEST

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

More than 32 million viewers tuned in to 11 broadcast and cable outlets Tuesday night to hear President Obama’s remarks about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to Nielsen research. While any program drawing 32 million viewers would automatically become a candidate for the top-rated show of the year, behind only the Super Bowl […]

NBC’S WEBSITES GET BIG BOOST FROM OIL SPILL

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Coverage of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill resulted in record use of NBC’s two online news sites, MSNBC.com and the business channel’s CNBC.com in May, corporate parent NBC Universal said Wednesday. MSNBC.com reportedly delivered 154 million video streams during the month, up 52 percent from May of last year. CNBC’s numbers were also driven […]

REPORT: BP BLOCKING REPORTERS’ ACCESS TO OIL SPILL SITES

June 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British Petroleum may be more effective at containing the news media than it has been at containing the Gulf oil spill, the Washington Post has suggested, noting that the company has, in effect, assumed control over law-enforcement authorities in the area in an effort to restrict access by TV and print journalists and photographers attempting […]