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Robert Winnett Pulls Out Of WaPo Editor Consideration
Robert Winnett will not be joining The Washington Post as editor this fall, amid the fallout following a staff revolt over CEO Will Lewis abrupt change in newsroom leadership. Lewis announces a new search. ( Martinez Monsivais/AP ) The post Robert Winnett Pulls Out Of WaPo Editor Consideration appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:19 PM


World Horse Racing Selects Veritone As Exclusive Digital Asset Management Provider
Veritone, a provider of human-centered enterprise AI solutions, and Engage Digital Partners, a digital sports marketing agency, today announced a multi-year agreement with World Horse Racing to use Veritones Digital Media Hub (DMH) as its … The post World Horse Racing Selects Veritone As Exclusive Digital Asset Management Provider appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:17 PM


ASTRA 1P Successfully Launched On SpaceXs Falcon 9 Rocket
SES announced that the ASTRA 1P satellite was successfully launched on June 20 by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Ku-band satellite … The post ASTRA 1P Successfully Launched On SpaceXs Falcon 9 Rocket appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:15 PM


Sagas Chris Forgy Joins Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors
The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected Chris Forgy, president-CEO of Saga Communications, to its board of directors. The vote took place last week during the Broadcasters Foundation Board meeting … The post Sagas Chris Forgy Joins Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors      appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:13 PM


Taylor Wily Dies: Hawaii Five-0 Actor Was 56
The post Taylor Wily Dies: Hawaii Five-0 Actor Was 56 appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:11 PM


WTAE Pittsburgh Names Ashley Liotus Sports Anchor-Reporter
The post WTAE Pittsburgh Names Ashley Liotus Sports Anchor-Reporter appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:09 PM


NESN Sets Alternate Telecasts Of Red Sox Games On NESN+
The post NESN Sets Alternate Telecasts Of Red Sox Games On NESN+ appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:08 PM


Spectrum News Ramps Up D.C. Bureau
Both local and national reporters serve up content from Washington to the cable companys 24/7 news nets. The post Spectrum News Ramps Up D.C. Bureau appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:06 PM


Lionsgate Inks FAST Channel Licensing Deal With DirecTV
The multi-year agreement includes 24/7 channels for Are We There Yet? and Anger Management , in addition to MovieSphere, HerSphere and Ebony TV. The post Lionsgate Inks FAST Channel Licensing Deal With DirecTV appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:04 PM


Berlanti Productions Ups Nikki Cooper To VP Television
In her most recent role as director of development & production, Cooper worked on Dead Boy Detectives  for Netflix,  Found  for NBC and numerous development projects for Warner Bros. Television. The post Berlanti Productions Ups Nikki Cooper To VP Television appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:02 PM


TikTok Asks Court To Block Unprecedented Nationwide Ban
TikTok on Thursday asked a federal appellate court to block a new law that could result in a ban on the app, arguing that the statute amounts to unconstitutional censorship. The post TikTok Asks Court To Block ‘Unprecedented’ Nationwide Ban appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:08:00 PM


Jim Henson Company Plans Sale Of Historic Chaplin Studios Lot in Hollywood
The Jim Henson Co. is losing one of its most iconic assets, as the Henson family is in the process of selling its iconic Jim Henson Co. Lot, previously A&M Studios and before that Charlie Chaplin Studios. The post Jim Henson Company Plans Sale Of Historic Chaplin Studios Lot in Hollywood appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:57 PM


Dow Climbs 16, Nasdaq Drops 32, S&P Dips 9
Wall Street coasted to the close of another winning week on Friday as Nvidia cools again. The post Dow Climbs 16, Nasdaq Drops 32, S&P Dips 9 appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:55 PM


Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News Dropped
Mauricio Garcia had the same name as a mass shooter who killed eight and wounded seven in 2023, and sued multiple media outlets that he said falsely identified him as the shooter. Garcia has dropped his suit against Fox News, but continues the litigation against the others. The post Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News Dropped appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:53 PM


Jamie Kellner, TV Maverick Who Launched Both Fox And The WB, Dies At 77
Kellner had a huge impact on the TV business in the 1980s, '90s and early 2000s as he built Fox and The WB, and then independently created the Acme Communications stations group, and for a time ran Turner Broadcasting as chairman and CEO (succeeding Ted Turner). The post Jamie Kellner, TV Maverick Who Launched Both Fox And The WB, Dies At 77 appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:51 PM


After Elections, Station Acquisition Prospects Abound
CBSs owned stations, part of Sinclair and E.W. Scripps portfolios and possibly ABCs O&Os are all in the mix for potential M&A activity later this year. What are the likeliest scenarios? This story is available to TVNewsCheck Plus subscribers only. Become a subscriber here . The post After Elections, Station Acquisition Prospects Abound appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:49 PM


No End In Sight For 5G Spectrum Squabbling
A fight in Washington, D.C., over the future of U.S. spectrum management is paralyzing movement on the topic in 5G. As a result, players in the wireless industry may look elsewhere for spectrum. The post No End In Sight For 5G Spectrum Squabbling appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:47 PM


Multiple AI Companies Bypassing Web Standard To Scrape Publisher Sites, Licensing Firm Says
A letter to publishers by content licensing startup TollBit claims multiple artificial intelligence companies are circumventing a common web standard used by publishers to block the scraping of their content for use in generative AI systems. The post Multiple AI Companies Bypassing Web Standard To Scrape Publisher Sites, Licensing Firm Says appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:45 PM


Stock Market Today: World Shares Are Mixed After Wall St. Closes Another Winning Week
European markets opened with gains and Asian benchmarks retreated Monday after U.S. stocks coasted to the close of their latest winning week. ( Eugene Hoshiko/AP ) The post Stock Market Today: World Shares Are Mixed After Wall St. Closes Another Winning Week appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:43 PM


Disney Expands Magic Words To Sports
With ESPN as a big part of its portfolio, Disney Advertising Sales is expanding its Disneys Magic Words contextual advertising capability to sports programming. Disney is working with media buyer Mediabrands Magna Media Trials unit to test the new application. The post Disney Expands Magic Words To Sports appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:41 PM


Jiminy Glick Takes Over Real Time To Ask Bill Maher The Tough Questions
The post Jiminy Glick Takes Over Real Time To Ask Bill Maher The Tough Questions appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:39 PM


ABCs High Potential Taps The Resident Alum As New Showrunner
The post ABCs High Potential Taps The Resident Alum As New Showrunner appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:38 PM


Bob Buchi Leaving Paramount As Worldwide Home Entertainment President
The studio is hiring Amazon MGM Studios exec Andres Alvarez as its new EVP, head of home entertainment, as Craig White, EVP, worldwide sales and distribution, also exits. The post Bob Buchi Leaving Paramount As Worldwide Home Entertainment President appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:38 PM


Big Brother Firm Banijay Blasts YouTube Copycats
Formats powerhouse Banijay, which produces and sells the likes of  Big Brother, Survivor  and  Total Wipeout  around the world, has lashed out at social media and YouTube copycat versions of some of TVs biggest hits. The post Big Brother Firm Banijay Blasts YouTube Copycats appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:36 PM


5-Year Hit: Legacy Media Profits Halved, Linear Ads Share Decline
Global cash flow, earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization among six large legacy media companies declined to $17.2 billion in 2023 from $37.3 billion in 2018, according to MoffettNathanson Research. The post 5-Year Hit: Legacy Media Profits Halved, Linear Ads Share Decline appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:34 PM


NBC News To Simulcast CNNs Presidential Debate
The post NBC News To Simulcast CNNs Presidential Debate appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:31 PM


Stephen A. Smith Is The Face Of ESPN. How Much Is That Worth?
The opinionated First Take co-host has been offered $18 million a year to stay, a sign of his growing importance to the network. The post Stephen A. Smith Is The Face Of ESPN. How Much Is That Worth? appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:31 PM


Responsibility Over Freedom: How Netflixs Culture Has Changed
The companys latest internal memo about its corporate culture is more about how it expects employees to behave than what it wants to become. The post Responsibility Over Freedom: How Netflixs Culture Has Changed appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:29 PM


In This Debate, CNN Is The Decider
One network is in charge of every aspect of the Biden-Trump debate, a major shift from previous years. Tens of millions of viewers are expected to be watching. The post In This Debate, CNN Is The Decider appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:27 PM


Hollywoods Exodus: Why Film And TV Workers Are Leaving Los Angeles
With Hollywood production activity and employment down while the cost of living rises, some film and TV workers are leaving Los Angeles — and California. The post Hollywoods Exodus: Why Film And TV Workers Are Leaving Los Angeles appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:26 PM


Linda Yaccarino Shakes Up X Amid Pressure From Musk Over Costs
This month Yaccarino fired her right-hand man and head of business operations and communications, Joe Benarroch, the Financial Times said, citing three people familiar with the matter. ( John Staley ) The post Linda Yaccarino Shakes Up X Amid Pressure From Musk Over Costs appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:24 PM


Jerald Fritz To Retire From Sinclair/ONE Media
The communications, legal and FCC veteran is stepping down on July 1. The post Jerald Fritz To Retire From Sinclair/ONE Media appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:22 PM


WLS News Director Jennifer Graves Retires
She retired Friday after 32 years with the station, spending 23 as news director. The post WLS News Director Jennifer Graves Retires appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:20 PM


TheGrio To Present Live Pre- & Post-Show Coverage Plus Simulcast Of CNN Presidential Debate
The Allen Media Group (AMG) television and digital media platform TheGrio has set its coverage of the upcoming CNN Presidential Debate on Thursday, June 27, beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 PT on TheGrio television network and TheGrio FAST channel on Local Now. … The post TheGrio To Present Live Pre- & Post-Show Coverage Plus Simulcast Of CNN Presidential Debate appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:18 PM


Jose Suarez Joins LatiNation Media As VP, Multiplatform Sales
LatiNation Media, an English-language multi-platform media company elevating Latino representation in media, today added Jose Suarez  as vice president, multiplatform sales. He joins LatiNation Media from Hispanic Exchange where he was … The post Jose Suarez Joins LatiNation Media As VP, Multiplatform Sales appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:15 PM


An MSNBC Event Illustrates The Rise Of Event Journalism
MSNBC is inviting fans to a one-day Democracy 2024 event this September with live panels and a dinner with stars as part of the company's entrance into the burgeoning field of events journalism. Pictured: MSNBCs Chris Hayes (l) and Rachel Maddow during a taping of Why is This Happening Live with Chris Hayes & Rach Maddow . ( Astrid Stawiarz/MSNBC via AP ) The post An MSNBC Event Illustrates The Rise Of ‘Event Journalism’ appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:13 PM


WWE, Indiana Sports Corp. Bringing Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, WrestleMania To Indianapolis
WWE and Indiana Sports Corp. are teaming up to bring the sports entertainment company’s three largest stadium events, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam and WrestleMania, to Indianapolis. The companies announced on Monday … The post WWE, Indiana Sports Corp. Bringing Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, WrestleMania To Indianapolis appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:11 PM


“Say It!”: Why TV Weather Forecasters Can No Longer Avoid Climate Change
CNN's chief climate correspondent Bill Weir argues that with climbing temperatures wreaking havoc across the country, there is a bottomless well of story ideas for local stations to cover. The post “Say It!”: Why TV Weather Forecasters Can No Longer Avoid Climate Change appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:09 PM


Motion Picture Association Hires FBI Official to Lead Anti-Piracy Efforts
Larissa Knapp most recently led the Bureaus National Security Branch. The post Motion Picture Association Hires FBI Official to Lead Anti-Piracy Efforts appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:07 PM


Summer Broadcast Pilot Buzz
As Hollywood starts to slow down ahead of the July 4 holiday, broadcast networks have some unfinished business — making decisions on several pilots ordered earlier this year. Here's where the Big 4 stand heading into the summer. The post Summer Broadcast Pilot Buzz appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:05 PM


Recording Industry Association Sues AI Companies For Copyright Infringement
Plaintiffs include Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Warner Records and more. The post Recording Industry Association Sues AI Companies For Copyright Infringement appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:03 PM


Noticas Telemundo To Simulcast CNNs Presidential Debate
The post Noticas Telemundo To Simulcast CNNs Presidential Debate appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:01 PM


WKRG Mobile Names Simone Sharod Morning Traffic Anchor
The post WKRG Mobile Names Simone Sharod Morning Traffic Anchor appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:07:00 PM


Planned Parenthood To Spend $40M To Boost Biden, Dems
The group will initially invest in battleground presidential states Arizona, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Wisconsin. It will also spend money on congressional races in Montana, New Hampshire and New York. ( Jeff Roberson/AP ) The post Planned Parenthood To Spend $40M To Boost Biden, Dems appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:06:59 PM


Fox News Media To Present Annual Proud American Special In Celebration Of Independence Day
Fox News Media will showcase its signature Proud American franchise series in honor of Independence Day with an array of patriotic-themed programming. Presented by Tunnel to Towers, the special programming … The post Fox News Media To Present Annual Proud American Special In Celebration Of Independence Day  appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 3:06:57 PM


Paramount Plus Joins Parade Of Streamers Increasing Prices
The post Paramount Plus Joins Parade Of Streamers Increasing Prices appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Monday, June 24, 2024 12:56:29 PM


Two Senior Paramount Home Entertainment Execs Are Latest To Depart
In the latest executive shuffle at Paramount Global, home entertainment chief Bob Buchi is exiting and will be replaced by Amazon MGM digital distribution exec Andres Alvarez. Craig White, EVP, worldwide sales & distribution for home entertainment, is also leaving the company. The post Two Senior Paramount Home Entertainment Execs Are Latest To Depart appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Sunday, June 23, 2024 4:06:57 AM


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Fails to Qualify For CNNs Presidential Debate
CNN confirmed Thursday that third party candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. failed to qualify for the networks June 27 debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. The post Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Fails to Qualify For CNN’s Presidential Debate appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Sunday, June 23, 2024 12:07:41 AM


Emad Asghar Promoted to News Director For WNYW New York
The station's assistant news director will now oversee journalism at the New York Fox-owned station. The post Emad Asghar Promoted to News Director For WNYW New York appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Sunday, June 23, 2024 12:07:39 AM


KOMU Anchor Jordan Berger Reveals Bells Palsy Diagnosis
The post KOMU Anchor Jordan Berger Reveals Bells Palsy Diagnosis appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Sunday, June 23, 2024 12:07:37 AM


Drama compounds in The Post's highest ranks as new editor declines job
The British journalist picked to be the Washington Post's new editor says he won't take the job after all, following controversy around his involvement in ethically questionable journalism practices.
NPR News at Friday, June 21, 2024 10:00:26 AM


After uproar over ethics, new 'Washington Post' editor won't take the job
Washington Post chief executive and publisher Will Lewis' pick to be its lead editor has withdrawn from the job. Robert Winnett of the U.K.'s Telegraph was scheduled to start after the U.S. elections.
NPR News at Friday, June 21, 2024 8:25:35 AM


The Baltimore Banner, turning two, celebrates a subscriber bump and a new education hub
The Baltimore Banner celebrated its second birthday this week with a “B” cake, balloons, and a pair of announcements. First up, the nonprofit newsroom shared it now has 49,000 paid subscribers. Of those, 47,000 are individual subscribers and 2,000 are institutional subscribers who have activated their accounts. (Previously, The Banner included other group subscriptions in...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, June 20, 2024 12:21:26 PM


Is the news industry ready for another pivot to video?
Seven or eight years ago much of the news industry lost its head over a supposed “pivot to video” after Facebook pushed live and other formats with the promise of monetization to come. That didnt work out so well for publishers, many of whom had hired expensive video teams and found they had to row...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, June 20, 2024 12:10:23 PM


Many people dont pay full price for their news subscription. Most dont want to pay anything at all
Its no secret that news publishers have struggled to make money and sustain their businesses in the digital era. Ad revenue has been siphoned away by Big Tech and money from print advertising has been in continual decline. A solution to this problem is simple on the face of it, but not so in practice:...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:06:42 AM


Whats in a successful succession? Nonprofit news leaders on handing the reins to the next guard
SAN DIEGO — In 2019, Mukhtar Ibrahim launched the nonprofit Sahan Journal to cover Minnesotas immigrants and communities of color. Almost five years later, the outlet he established has become an inspiration for other nonprofit news founders across the country. Sahan Journal has grown from a one-man show to a staff of 20+, and from...
Nieman Labs at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:08:23 PM


'Washington Post' CEO and editor under scrutiny for how they broke stories in U.K.
The Washington Post newsroom is in an uproar as more red flags are revealed about how their new CEO, and the top editor he's hired got big scoops back in Britain.
NPR News at Monday, June 17, 2024 6:00:25 PM


Worldwide, news publishers face a “platform reset”
“News use across online platforms is fragmenting”: Thats one of the findings from Oxfords Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) in its 2024 Digital News Report, out Monday. As the use of Facebook for news declines, a number of other platforms — YouTube, TikTok, WhatsApp — are picking up the slack, “with six networks now...
Nieman Labs at Monday, June 17, 2024 12:06:56 PM


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New Washington Post chiefs cant shake their past
The new CEO of the Washington Post and his hand-picked news chief come from a tradition of rough-and-tumble British journalism that plays loose with ethics, compared to U.S. media.
NPR News at Sunday, June 16, 2024 7:00:32 AM


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