How student reporters investigated their campuses
Last week, Poynter wrapped up a yearlong partnership with 10 student media organizations across the country. Student journalists at these 10 schools spent the last year tackling a major investigative and/or explanatory topic at each of their schools. “This project has changed the way our newsroom focuses on long-term series,” said Oyin Adedoyin, editor-in-chief of […] The post How student reporters investigated their campuses appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:00:44 AM
After a long year, local news looks back and thinks forward
The local news crisis can be tough to describe in national terms, because no two places are exactly the same. Though its been a difficult year for regional journalism, following a difficult decade, its a diverse media ecosystem, and though industry-wide challenges are rooted in similar trends, every outlet has faced battles of its own. […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, May 7, 2021 12:54:55 PM
Jessica Bruder talks Nomadland
“Nomadland,” a film inspired by and featuring non-actor sources from journalist Jessica Bruders 2017 nonfiction book of the same name, just swept the Academy Awards. Both book and film explore the life of Americas “new nomads,” who live without traditional housing since losing their savings in the Great Recession. On this weeks Kicker, Bruder joins […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, May 7, 2021 12:41:46 PM
How much is Tribune Publishing worth? Is Alden getting a steal of a deal at $630 million?
The valuation of Tribune Publishing and its nine metro newspapers, in play for takeover, continues to be an issue with fresh evidence this week that the company is doing reasonably well financially. Tribune Publishing reported its first-quarter results Thursday with EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) of $25 million. The company also has […] The post How much is Tribune Publishing worth? Is Alden getting a steal of a deal at $630 million? appeared fi...
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 11:33:46 AM
Covering the election charades in Arizona and Florida
In Arizona, the 2020 election still isnt over. Well, it is —the votes were counted, counted again, and certified months ago; Biden won the state—but Republicans in the state senate have insisted on auditing every ballot cast in Maricopa County (which gave Biden his victory margin), ostensibly to address constituents “questions” about election “security,” but really to stoke Trumps Big Lie of massive fraud . To conduct the audit, lawmakers contracted Cyber Ninjas, a Florida firm whose CEO...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, May 7, 2021 7:24:44 AM
The cozy relationship between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Fox News is on full display
Fair or foul? Thats a question that seems to come up frequently when talking about Fox News. There was another controversy on Thursday. Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed new voting legislation into law — a law that restricts voting by mail and at drop boxes. Critics insist it will suppress votes. Plenty of media […] The post The cozy relationship between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Fox News is on full display appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 6:30:01 AM
The normally measured Dr. Sanjay Gupta blasts Tucker Carlson over dangerous vaccine comments
Fox News Tucker Carlson says so many outrageous things that its probably better off to ignore much of it. If I wanted, I could probably write a Carlson item every day. But this week, Carlson said something so irresponsible that even the normally measured Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN blasted him. This week, Carlson started […] The post The normally measured Dr. Sanjay Gupta blasts Tucker Carlson over dangerous vaccine comments appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 6:29:56 AM
How a national association is building a robust independent media landscape in Canada
Ownership (and profit) in Canadian news media has historically been concentrated in the hands of the few. TorStar (the company behind the Toronto Star), The Globe and Mail (the Thomson family) and Postmedia own 41 of the 74 daily newspapers listed by News Media Canada in their annual report. That number includes none of the […] The post How a national association is building a robust independent media landscape in Canada appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 6:15:13 AM
The meeting to approve the Pfizer vaccine for young teens is next week
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. The advisory committee that will hear evidence about the safety and effectiveness of Pfizers COVID-19 vaccine for […] The post The meeting to approve the Pfizer vaccine for young teens is next week appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 5:00:38 AM
What the Oversight Boards action on Trumps ban means for fact-checking on Facebook
Donald Trump is still not allowed on Facebook, for now. Facebooks Oversight Board decided to uphold the platform’s indefinite suspension of the former president after he shared supportive messages of his supporters siege of the U.S. Capitol. But theres a catch. The board gave Facebook six months to revisit the decision, criticizing its open-ended nature. […] The post What the Oversight Boards action on Trumps ban means for fact-checking on Facebook appeared first on Poynter...
Poynter Institute at Friday, May 7, 2021 4:55:02 AM
Imagine Introduces Economical, High-Availability Storage
Imagine Communications has further developed its industry-leading storage portfolio with the addition of Versio IOX Express NAS, providing broadcast and production facilities “with a high-availability shared storage solution that enables on-air scalability and pay-as-you-go expansion at a very attractive price point.” The ability to manage a system from tens or hundreds of miles away is no […] The post Imagine Introduces Economical, High-Availability Storage appeared first on TV News ...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:33:52 PM
How the role of personal expression and experience is changing journalism
As a young journalist, Dion Lim pitched what she thought was an obvious story: A local nursery was running a racial slur on a billboard, shortening one word in their advertising for Japanese maple trees. “I failed in the way that I pitched this story because I expressed so much anger and displeasure at the […] The post How the role of personal expression and experience is changing journalism appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:13:12 PM
EVS Releases XtraMotion Cloud Service Following Trials With Fox Sports
EVS, a global provider of live video technology and new media productions, today released XtraMotion, an on-demand cloud-based service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to transform any video content into super slow-motion replays. XtraMotion has been developed to help broadcasters enhance the viewing experience by bringing new super slow-motion capabilities in an efficient and cost-effective way. […] The post EVS Releases XtraMotion Cloud Service Following Trials With Fox Sports ...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:42 PM
Corrivium Using Grass Valley Cloud-Based Platform To Turn On Virtual Event Productions
The Sydney, Australia-based global live event streaming expert, Corrivium, has chosen Grass Valleys GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to stream high-profile virtual events at broadcast quality. GV AMPP is being now used by Corriviums teams and has already covered a global event for a leading technology company. “During the last year, almost all physical events have moved […] The post Corrivium Using Grass Valley Cloud-Based Platform To Turn On Virtual Event Productions appear...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:08:24 AM
The past year has underscored the need for vigilance in defending the First Amendment
The tumultuous events of the past year have highlighted the First Amendments vital role as a pillar of American democracy. They have also underscored the need for vigilance in defending it. Journalists coverage of these events — the pandemic, the nationwide protests denouncing police killings of Black Americans and supporting racial justice, and the bitterly […] The post The past year has underscored the need for vigilance in defending the First Amendment appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM
TSG, Vislink Partner On ATSC 3.0 Network Upgrade For Alabama Public Television
Technical Services Group (TSG), a broadcast engineering and commercial AV solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to upgrade the statewide microwave distribution system for Alabama Public Television (APT) to support ATSC 3.0 transmission. Valued at approximately $2.8 million, the project will require an upgrade of 30 locations with bi-directional, high-speed IP components from Vislink Inc., a global technology provider of collection, delivery and […] The post TSG, Vislink Part...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:42:30 AM
Harvard Taps JVC Connected Cams To Stream Live Sports Productions
With 42 sports teams, the athletic department at Harvard University has one of the largest programs in the country. From football, basketball, hockey and rubgy, to skiing, swimming and rowing, among others, the schools sporting events draw attention from spectators, alumni and professional scouts. The university broadcasts approximately 300 live and recorded events in a typical year, […] The post Harvard Taps JVC Connected Cams To Stream Live Sports Productions appeared first on TV N...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:34:20 AM
Overstory Media Group wants to provide cover (and salaries) for local journalists
Overstory Media Group cofounders Farhan Mohamed and Andrew Wilkinson bonded over a common frustration: when it comes to local news, theres got to be a better way. Mohamed previously served as editor-in-chief and co-owner of the online news site Daily Hive and Wilkinson is a cofounder of Tiny Capital — which owns digital businesses like...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:15:39 AM
5 reasons to be a little bit optimistic about local news
I have spent much of the time Ive covered local news for Poynter worried that Im a Pollyanna. Remember the Hayley Mills character who was an orphan in a grumpy town but kept finding the good in everything? In the movie, Pollyanna loses her way of seeing the world when she suffers a fall that […] The post 5 reasons to be a little bit optimistic about local news appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:45:15 AM
Swati Sharma is leading a new era in Voxs mission to “explain the world”
In 2014, Melissa Bell, Ezra Klein, and Matt Yglesias started Vox.com, a news outlet that pioneered explanatory journalism. Seven years, 13 podcasts, one Netflix series, and millions of readers later, Voxs leadership was ready for change. In 2020, Klein, who was last the editor-at-large, left to join The New York Times as a columnist. Yglesias...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:30:32 AM
Facebook Oversight Board punts on Donald Trump ban
For several months, anyone who follows politics or social technology has been waiting with bated breath for a decision on whether Donald Trump would remain banned from Facebook. Trumps account was blocked after the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6th; Facebook ruled that he had used the site to foment violence. The […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:48:56 AM
Reaction to the whole Facebook-Donald Trump saga
Well, that was a bit of a curveball, wasnt it? The Facebook Oversight Board made a decision on what to do with Donald Trump on Wednesday. Sort of. The board upheld Trumps suspension from Facebook for now — but then threw the final decision back to Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The board said the […] The post Reaction to the whole Facebook-Donald Trump saga appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:30:49 AM
Factually: Fact-checkers advocate for an end to Facebooks ban of fact-checking political figures
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynters International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it on your email every Thursday. A check on power The Facebook Oversight Boards decision to uphold former President Donald Trumps ban inspired calls from the fact-checking community to lift the platforms prohibition on fact-checking posts from […] The post Factually: Fact-checkers advocate for an end to Facebooks ban of fact-checking political ...
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:00:51 AM
A new ruling puts the CDCs COVID-era eviction ban in peril
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overstepped […] The post A new ruling puts the CDCs COVID-era eviction ban in peril appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 5:00:30 AM
Why Arizona Republicans are auditing election results
Nearly half a year after Arizona voted for Joe Biden, Republicans are pursuing an audit of election results in Maricopa County, fueling ongoing conspiracies about the presidential election. Republicans who organized the audit of 2.1 million ballots acknowledge that it will have no impact on the 2020 election results. The results were certified by state […] The post Why Arizona Republicans are auditing election results appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:55:26 AM
Hey Facebook, why wait six months? Just ban Trump permanently now
Earlier this week, while appearing on his own network, CNNs Jake Tapper said why even interview some guests if they are just going to lie? Hes right. If certain conservative lawmakers are going to perpetuate wild conspiracy theories, including the baseless allegation that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump, why hand them a […] The post Hey Facebook, why wait six months? Just ban Trump permanently now appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:46:56 PM
Fox Tops Wall Streets Quarterly Estimates
Fox Corp. beat Wall Street analysts forecasts for its fiscal third quarter, with results that reflected difficult comparisons with the Super Bowl period a year earlier. Earnings per share came in at 96 cents during the period ending March 31, well ahead of analysts consensus for 58 cents. Total revenue reached $3.22 billion, about $100 million ahead of the Street but down from $3.44 billion in the same quarter in 2020. Affiliate revenue increased 10%, powered by an 18% gain in the Television u...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:25:31 PM
NewsGuild formally makes the case that Tribune Publishing shareholders should reject Aldens takeove
The NewsGuild, long a fierce critic of Alden Global Capital, is now trying to persuade Tribune Publishing shareholders to reject the hedge funds bid for the company at a special meeting May 21. The union advanced a number of arguments against the deal in a filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The main […] The post NewsGuild formally makes the case that Tribune Publishing shareholders should reject Aldens takeover offer appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:27:29 PM
Sign on to the CJR gun coverage commitment
Just over a month ago, CJR convened journalists from across the industry to talk about how to improve gun-violence coverage in the country. Our April 6 summit, which you can watch here, included conversations with journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Trace, The Guardian and others to detail what was working, […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1:57:09 PM
Core Beating Expectations For Sinclair
EVP-CFO Lucy Rutishauser: “If you adjust for the impact of the Super Bowl moving this year to CBS from Fox last year, core advertising results for the first quarter would have been up low-single-digits compared to a year ago,” she told analysts. President-CEO Chris Ripley added: “Weve been very, very happy with what weve seen on [2Q] core advertising. Its been a great bounce back for the economy overall.” The post Core Beating Expectations For Sinclair appeared first on TV News Check . ]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:50:46 PM
Facebooks Oversight Board upheld Trumps ban. Fact-checkers are mixed on its impact
Facebooks Oversight Board upheld the platforms permanent ban of former President Donald Trumps account for now, but said that while Trump did create an “an environment where a serious risk of violence was possible,” it was unjust to keep him off the platform indefinitely. In a statement published to the board’s website, it said “it […] The post Facebook’s Oversight Board upheld Trump’s ban. Fact-checkers are mixed on its impact appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:17:12 AM
What one newsroom learned from introducing paid positions for low-income student journalists of colo
By Claire Isenegger, Serena Chow and Hannah Docter-Loeb, Wesleyan University Throughout the years, student journalists have held administrations accountable, spotlighted local communities, and provided valuable coverage during times of uncertainty. However, many student newsrooms — including The Wesleyan Argus — are far from representative of the communities they cover. This is compounded by the fact […] The post What one newsroom learned from introducing paid positions for low-income s...
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:15:34 AM
Platforming Big Liars four months on from the insurrection
Yesterday, the Washington Post hosted a live video chat with Josh Hawley, the Republican senator for Missouri. The interview was billed as being about Hawleys new book on the “tyranny of big tech,” but before discussing that, Cat Zakrzewski, a tech-policy reporter, asked Hawley about tyranny of a different type—the coup attempt at the Capitol, which took place four months ago tomorrow, and Hawleys responsibility for it. (He refused, both before and after the insurrection, to certify Joe B...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:12:52 AM
What did Donald Trump do ahead of Facebooks decision?
Todays the big day. Facebook will announce whether or not Donald Trumps ban from its platform will continue or be lifted. More on that in a moment. After all, it might not even matter. Trump has decided to start his own website. Then again, its not exactly Facebook. In fact, its pretty basic stuff. Kind […] The post What did Donald Trump do ahead of Facebook’s decision? appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:30:58 AM
Tech Vet Andy Hansen Joins BitFire Networks
BitFire Networks, an end-to-end live video transmission and production solution built by broadcasters for broadcast solutions, has hired Andy Hansen as executive vice president of business development. In this role, Hansen is responsible for guiding the strategic path of BitFire through sales, partnerships, acquisitions and operational efficiencies. Phoenix and Boston-based BitFire Networks offers an all-in-one […] The post Tech Vet Andy Hansen Joins BitFire Networks appeared first on ...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:11:26 AM
Maine Abandons Fight For Law To Require A La Carte Cable Service
The Maine Attorney Generals Office has given up its fight to defend a law that would have required cable TV providers to give subscribers the option of purchasing access to individual cable channels rather than bundled packages. Maine lawmakers passed the first-of-its-kind measure in 2019, but cable companies quickly challenged it in federal court. They argued in part that the law violated their First Amendment rights by infringing on the “editorial discretion” of programmers and cable operator...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:02:17 AM
The new strategy to reach a 70% vaccination rate by July 4
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. The rate of vaccinations is slowing so quickly that experts wonder if herd immunity is even possible. […] The post The new strategy to reach a 70% vaccination rate by July 4 appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:00:48 AM
No symptoms after a COVID-19 vaccine? Dont worry, the vaccine is still working.
If you think vaccination is an ordeal now, consider the 18th-century version. After having pus from a smallpox boil scratched into your arm, you would be subject to three weeks of fever, sweats, chills, bleeding and purging with dangerous medicines, accompanied by hymns, prayers and hellfire sermons by dour preachers. That was smallpox vaccination, back […] The post No symptoms after a COVID-19 vaccine? Don’t worry, the vaccine is still working. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:55:56 AM
Fox News To Honor Asian American And Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Fox News Media will offer special programming throughout May in honor of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Kicking off on Friday, May 7, during Fox News Channels signature morning show Fox & Friends, the America Together: Celebrating Diversity segment special will feature a number of stories celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of AANHPI individuals across […] The post Fox News To Honor Asian American And Native Hawaiian/Pacif...
TV News Check at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:05:04 PM
Kentucky Derby, NFL Draft Pull In TV Viewers
CBS was the most-watched network in primetime last week, averaging 4.8 million viewers. ABC had 3.2 million, NBC had 2.9 million, Fox had 2.1 million, Univision had 1.2 million, Ion Television had 1 million and Telemundo had 920,000. Fox News Channel led the cable networks, averaging 2.2 million viewers in prime time. ESPN had 2.04 million, MSNBC had 1.59 million, HGTV had 1.3 million and CNN had 1.1 million. The post Kentucky Derby, NFL Draft Pull In TV Viewers appeared first on TV News Ch...
TV News Check at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:16:59 PM
Dow Moves Up 20, Nasdaq Closes Down 262
Technology shares sunk the broader market Tuesday although the Dow managed a gain. The S&P 500 fell 0.7%, erasing its gains from last week. Big technology companies like Apple and Microsoft fell as the sector declined for the sixth straight day. Losses in communications stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending also weighed on the market, offsetting gains by financial, industrial and materials stocks. The post Dow Moves Up 20, Nasdaq Closes Down 262 appeared first on TV News C...
TV News Check at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:11:06 PM
Eying a future subscription service, Twitter acquires the ad-free news startup Scroll
Since Scroll launched in early 2020, its users have paid $5 per month for ad-free versions of news sites like The Atlantic, The Verge, The Sacramento Bee, and The Daily Beast with most of the fee going straight to publishers. Ive tried it out and the technology (actually!) keeps me logged in. It sounded cheesy...
Nieman Labs at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:02:41 AM
The pandemic didnt wreck news outlets hopes for events. Far from it, in some cases.
The article was originally published on Northwestern Universitys Medill Local News Initiative website and is republished here with permission. Just when local news outlets were ramping up audience events as a way to increase revenue and engagement, the pandemic hit. So their events programs were devastated, right? Nope. While in-person events went on the shelf, many local […] The post The pandemic didnt wreck news outlets hopes for events. Far from it, in some cases. appeared first ...
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:01:32 AM
‘9-1-1,’ ‘The Voice’ Lead Monday
Foxs 9-1-1 drew 5.78 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating, dipping week-to-week yet still topping Monday in the demo. , 9-1-1: Lone Star (5.1M/0.8) was up a tick. Over on NBC, The Voice s clip show (5.82M/0.75) veritably tied season lows and juuuust barely edged out 9-1-1 for Mondays biggest audience, while “bubble” drama Debris (2.6M/0.4) was steady in the demo for a fourth straight week. The post ‘9-1-1,’ ‘The Voice’ Lead Monday appeared first on TV...
TV News Check at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:50:46 AM
Kevin Merida takes the top job at the LA Times
Yesterday, after months of speculation, the LA Times appointed its next executive editor. The paper has given the job to Kevin Merida, the editor in chief of The Undefeated , an arm of ESPN that reports on the intersection of sports, race, and culture; prior to working there, he spent twenty-two years at the Washington Post , including as a managing editor, and also worked as a reporter at the Dallas Morning News and Milwaukee Journal . Merida, who is Black, will be just the third top ed...
Columbia Journalism Review at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:30:57 AM
A look inside the LA Times hiring of Kevin Merida as its next editor
The Los Angeles Times has a new editor. Its Kevin Merida — one of the more respected journalists in the business. He comes over after running The Undefeated, ESPNs website that explores the intersection of race, culture and sports. And before that, he had a distinguished career at The Washington Post. In fact, Meridas name […] The post A look inside the LA Times hiring of Kevin Merida as its next editor appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:30:57 AM
The fate of Facebooks Trump suspension will be decided Wednesday
On Jan. 7 — the day after his supporters stormed the Capitol — then-President Donald Trump was suspended indefinitely from Facebook and Instagram. On Wednesday, we will find out if that suspension will continue. The Facebook Oversight Board is expected to announce its decision on Trumps Facebook account at 9 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday. Trump […] The post The fate of Facebooks Trump suspension will be decided Wednesday appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:29:49 AM
Amazons Thursday Night Football Exclusivity Deal To Begin 1 Year Early
Thursday Night Football is coming to Amazon Prime exclusively a year earlier than planned. This coming season will be the last under the leagues “tri-cast” model, which saw games carried across Fox, NFL Network and Amazon. Starting with the 2022 season, TNF will be exclusive to Amazon (with TV stations in the participating teams home markets airing those games as well). Amazon is paying more than $1 billion for the rights. The post Amazons Thursday Night Football Exclusivity Deal To B...
TV News Check at Monday, May 3, 2021 1:43:24 PM
CBS News Chiefs Outline Plans For National-Local Hybrid
The two executives named to head a newly fashioned division that combines the CBS local stations with CBS News and the team that manages the CBSN live-streaming news service offered their early vision for how the operation will function. Both Wendy McMahon and Neeraj Khemlani suggested in their first outreach to staffers that the companys ultimate product will combine the national and overseas heft of CBS News with feet on the ground in various cities where CBS operates. The post CBS News Ch...
TV News Check at Monday, May 3, 2021 1:33:36 PM
Meredith sells its local broadcast division to Gray Television, doubling down on its magazine roots
In a transaction with implications for both the local broadcast and magazine businesses, Gray Television is buying Meredith Corporations 17 television stations for $2.7 billion, the two companies announced Monday morning. Gray will become one of the top three local broadcasters (along with Sinclair and Nexstar) when the deal closes in the fourth quarter of […] The post Meredith sells its local broadcast division to Gray Television, doubling down on its magazine roots appeared first on...
Poynter Institute at Monday, May 3, 2021 11:49:18 AM