Tag archive for ‘cable’
Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Cost of Rahm Emanuel Support for Comcast Merger: $100, 000 in Donations

Comcast management boasts that 70 mayors and 60 other state and local officials support its merger with Time Warner, but that isn’t surprising; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who backs the merger received More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Sara Bernstein and Jacqueline Glover Promoted at HBO

The documentary making duo, Sarah Bernstein and Jacqueline Glover, were both promoted to become Senior VP of HBO. The two women have generated significant viewership with current and hard-hitting documentaries More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

3 Stock Picks From Warren Buffett

  Warren Buffett made additions to his holdings the spring quarter. Berkshire Hathaway is worth $107.58 billion with 141 positions. Buffett’s core holdings include stock such as Wells Fargo (WFC), More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, August 4th, 2014

Barry Diller’s Aereo Loses Final Court Bout

– Barry Diller’s Aereo’s last ditch effort to survive by getting a federal court to order that it be granted the status of a cable company has failed. On August 1, Federal Judge Alison Nathan dismissed More...

S.M. Lightening On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Congress Conditions Comcast Time Warner Deal on Boosting Latino Channels

– Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House members expect Comcast to commit to carrying Latino-focused channels as the cable behemoth is asking lawmakers’ permission to buy Time Warner Cable, More...

S.M. Lightening On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Mark Cuban Applauds Barry Diller’s Aereo, Says He Originated Failed Idea

– In 1999, hi tech billionaire Cuban launched the first serious effort to offer broadcast television over the Web. – Last weekend, investor and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks,  More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Is Wolf Blitzer Headed for Black Rock? Leslie Moonves Says Maybe

– Rupert Murdoch owns everything, but he can’t have CNN. –   CBS Corp Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves said last week his company would take a look at cable news network CNN if More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, July 19th, 2014

JDate Reinventing Self with Video Humor, A La Rainn Wilson

– JDate owner Spark Networks, which also owns ChristianMingle.com, says it spends $3.4 million a year on advertising. – – Last week saw the start of a new JDate video ad campaign More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Barry Diller Will Likely Shut Streaming Service Aereo Down After Losing At Supreme Court

–   Aereo, Barry Diller’s streaming video startup, will probably now have to close its doors after a decision today by the United States Supreme Court stating the company’s fundamental More...

Clive Minchom On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Raises $1.2 Billion In Accelerated New Common Stock Offering

–   After finally signing the definitive agreement to buy a mobile telephony company SFR from Vivendi the other day, Patrick Drahi’s Altice today announced it has implemented an additional round More...

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