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Boston’s GBH Lays Off 31 Staff Due To $7M Budget Gap
Boston’s noncommercial GBH laid off 31 people Wednesday as it faces a $7 million budget gap in its core business, according to an all-staff note from CEO Susan Goldberg. GBH is also suspending the TV shows  Greater Boston, Talking Politics and  Basic Black but plans to “reinvent” them as “digital first programming,” Goldberg said.   The post Boston’s GBH Lays Off 31 Staff Due To $7M Budget Gap appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 7:21:32 AM


Americans Don’t Trust Social Media Companies With AI
The U.S. public trusts tech companies leading the generative AI wave — Like Nvidia, Microsoft and OpenAI — more than firms chiefly known as social media platforms, like Meta, ByteDance and X. These findings — part of the 2024 Axios Harris Poll 100 reputation rankings — show that continued fallout from public disenchantment with social media could hamper those companies' effort to reinvent themselves as AI innovators. The post Americans Don’t Trust Social Media Companies With AI appeare...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:47:32 AM


Vivek Ramaswamy’s Stake In BuzzFeed Sends Shares Up 20%
Former GOP presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy has an 8% stake in BuzzFeed and is seeking to effect a “shift” in the media firm’s strategy, the investor said in a regulatory filing. The post Vivek Ramaswamy’s Stake In BuzzFeed Sends Shares Up 20% appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:36:05 AM


Washington Post Announces New Subscription Plans In Bid To Stop Revenue Slide
The Washington Post announced plans Wednesday to create new tiers of subscription offerings, in a bid to draw more money from the publication’s readership and to help address a significant revenue shortfall. The company has lost $77 million over the past year, publisher Will Lewis told employees. ( Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP ) The post Washington Post Announces New Subscription Plans In Bid To Stop Revenue Slide appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:26:09 AM


How Donald Trump’s Financial Future Became Tied To Trump Media
The former president has treated Trump Media, which runs his social network Truth Social, as a low-cost sideshow. Now a big portion of his wealth hinges on its success.   The post How Donald Trump’s Financial Future Became Tied To Trump Media appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:21:31 AM


Was the upside down flag at Samuel Alito’s house illegal?
Media reports that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s house displayed an upside-down American flag, a traditional sign of political dissent, after the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, set off […] The post Was the upside down flag at Samuel Alito’s house illegal? appeared first on Poynter . ]]...
Poynter Institute at Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:00:30 AM


Lawmakers Make Ad-Friendly Revisions To Privacy Bill
Among other changes, the new draft of the bipartisan proposed American Privacy Rights Act, unveiled late Tuesday, appears to require businesses to allow consumers to opt out of online behavioral advertising — meaning ads served based on cross-site and cross-app data. The post Lawmakers Make Ad-Friendly Revisions To Privacy Bill appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:43:32 AM


Former Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA Boss Priya Dogra Joins Sky As Chief Advertising/New Revenue Offic
The post Former Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA Boss Priya Dogra Joins Sky As Chief Advertising/New Revenue Officer appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:31:43 AM


News Corp. Signs Major Licensing Deal With OpenAI
OpenAI has inked deals in recent weeks with Reddit and Dotdash Meredith, but also found itself in hot water with actress Scarlett Johansson. The post News Corp. Signs Major Licensing Deal With OpenAI appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:27:38 AM


Nick Cannon Talk Show Launches On Prime Video Next Week
The post Nick Cannon Talk Show Launches On Prime Video Next Week appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:21:55 AM


Season 2 Of NBC Local Chicago’s ‘It’s OK To Ask Questions’ To Stream Nationally On Peacock
NBC Local (WMAQ) said Season 2 of its LGBTQIA+ discussion series It’s OK to Ask Questions will premiere nationally on Peacock on June 1. The first season appeared locally on NBC Chicago’s FAST channel. The post Season 2 Of NBC Local Chicago’s ‘It’s OK To Ask Questions’ To Stream Nationally On Peacock appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:19:55 AM


Local News Close-Up: South Central Pa.’s ‘HLLY’ Market Is On The Rise
Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, the No. 44 DMA, has the state capital and major metros nearby.   The post Local News Close-Up: South Central Pa.’s ‘HLLY’ Market Is On The Rise appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:13:00 AM


Mission Broadcasting Terminates Agreement To Buy WADL Detroit
The FCC approved the licence transfer, but imposed a number of conditions that made the $75 million deal unpalatable to Adell Broadcasting and to Nexstar Media Group, which helped finance the deal and would have run the station under a series of management agreements. The post Mission Broadcasting Terminates Agreement To Buy WADL Detroit appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:09:08 AM


Colorado Is First State To Attempt To Regulate AI’s Hidden Role In American Life
Colorado's bill and six others that faltered in Washington, Connecticut and elsewhere faced battles on many fronts, including between civil rights groups and the tech industry, and lawmakers wary of wading into a technology few yet understand and governors worried about being the odd-state-out and spooking AI startups. The post Colorado Is First State To Attempt To Regulate AI’s Hidden Role In American Life appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:02:25 AM


Six KSAT San Antonio Journalists Leaving
The post Six KSAT San Antonio Journalists Leaving appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 4:55:07 AM


How AI Can Help Unlock New Digital Revenue From Local TV Documentaries
Local TV stations are always looking for new revenue opportunities, but could their archive of documentaries be an untapped goldmine? Here’s how AI can help generate new digital revenue from long-form VOD content, while also providing a better ad experience for viewers. The post How AI Can Help Unlock New Digital Revenue From Local TV Documentaries appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Thursday, May 23, 2024 4:30:10 AM


A decade-old scandal in the U.K. haunts CEO of 'Washington Post'
The Washington Post CEO's past actions are coming under severe scrutiny in a British court as he seeks to turn around the financially troubled U.S. newspaper.
NPR News at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:00:27 PM


Dow Sinks 202, Nasdaq Slips 31, S&P Falls 14
Wall Street retreated from its records on Wednesday on worries about high interest rates. The post Dow Sinks 202, Nasdaq Slips 31, S&P Falls 14 appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 3:43:59 PM


TNT Strikes Deal With ESPN To Share Rights To College Football Playoff
The deal could help TNT parent Warner Bros. Discovery shore up its position in sports as it faces the possibility of losing NBA rights. The post TNT Strikes Deal With ESPN To Share Rights To College Football Playoff appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 3:33:54 PM


Tiktok Plans Global Layoffs In Operations And Marketing
The global layoffs are expected to hit teams that handle user support and communications, as well as content and marketing. TikTok’s current global user operations team will be dismantled as part of the move, and remaining employees will be distributed among the company’s trust and safety, marketing, content and product teams. The post Tiktok Plans Global Layoffs In Operations And Marketing appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 2:27:44 PM


FCC To Consider Disclosures For AI-Generated Political Ads
The FCC introduced a measure Wednesday that would require political advertisements to disclose the use of artificial intelligence software, in what could be the federal government’s first foray into regulating the use of the technology in politics. The post FCC To Consider Disclosures For AI-Generated Political Ads appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 2:17:12 PM


Newsapalooza Puts Local Journalism In The Spotlight
The post Newsapalooza Puts Local Journalism In The Spotlight appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 2:11:48 PM


LinkedIn Begins Labeling AI-Generated Content
Following other major social media platforms, LinkedIn has announced that it will begin adding labels to in-stream content created by generative artificial intelligence so its users better understand the posts they are interacting with.     The post LinkedIn Begins Labeling AI-Generated Content appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 1:54:44 PM


‘FBI’ & ‘Chicago Med’ Set Mike Weiss & Allen MacDonald As New Showrunners
Death and Other Details  co-creator/executive producer Mike Weiss has joined the CBS drama series  FBI  as executive producer and showrunner. Meanwhile, Allen MacDonald has been tapped as executive producer and showrunner of NBC’s  Chicago Med. Both Wolf Entertainment/Universal Television dramas are top 10 broadcast series in Live+7 Nielsen viewership. The post ‘FBI’ & ‘Chicago Med’ Set Mike Weiss & Allen MacDonald As New Showrunners appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 1:49:22 PM


Behind The Netflix NFL Megadeal
What’s the cost of a game on the streaming giant? About $75 million each. The post Behind The Netflix NFL Megadeal appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 1:42:46 PM


MSNBC Plans Primetime Special ‘Prosecuting Donald Trump: Witness To History’
The special will feature MSNBC's array of hosts and anchors, most of whom have spent time in the courtroom. The post MSNBC Plans Primetime Special ‘Prosecuting Donald Trump: Witness To History’ appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 12:45:48 PM


Weekly Cable Ratings: TNT Secures Fourth Straight Primetime Win
Live sports programming continues to deliver huge ratings for TNT and ESPN as both networks dominated last week’s primetime cable ratings chart.   The post Weekly Cable Ratings: TNT Secures Fourth Straight Primetime Win appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 12:40:59 PM


Carol Burnett Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award At Gracie Awards
The 49th Annual Gracie Awards, hosted by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF), held Tuesday evening at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, commemorated the remarkable achievements […] The post Carol Burnett Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award At Gracie Awards appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 12:18:33 PM


Robin Davis Named Scripps SVP, Chief Distribution Officer
The veteran media executive has been serving as the company's interim head of distribution since February. The post Robin Davis Named Scripps SVP, Chief Distribution Officer appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 11:57:58 AM


Doug Lund, Longtime KELO Sioux Falls Anchor Dies At 78
The post Doug Lund, Longtime KELO Sioux Falls Anchor Dies At 78 appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 11:13:09 AM


A newspaper near Ukraine's border with Russia watches for freed POWs
Only four staffers work at the weekly Perehoma, which means victory. Its motto: Don't let ordinary people be erased from history.
NPR News at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 10:00:19 AM


Media Monitors Granted Continued Accreditation For Radio & TV Spot Data
Media Monitors, recognized by the Media Rating Council (MRC) for its U.S. radio spot data since 2008 and U.S. TV spot data since 2017, announced today the continuation of accreditation […] The post Media Monitors Granted Continued Accreditation For Radio & TV Spot Data appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 9:51:21 AM


Arctic Semiconductor Introduces 3GPP Compliant Platform for 5G Private Networks
Arctic Semiconductor, a provider of low-power, RF and mixed-signal chipsets, today announced that its low power, high performance 4×4 transceiver IceWings is powering a new small cell platform that has […] The post Arctic Semiconductor Introduces 3GPP Compliant Platform for 5G Private Networks appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 9:31:07 AM


Kayleigh Thomas joins KBTX’s ‘Brazos Valley This Morning’
The post Kayleigh Thomas joins KBTX’s ‘Brazos Valley This Morning’ appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 9:02:16 AM


NewsNation Expands To 24/7 News On June 1
The Nexstar cable network launches an early-evening weekend edition of NewsNation Now with Adrienne Bankert. The post NewsNation Expands To 24/7 News On June 1 appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 9:00:11 AM


OWN, Hulu, Disney Plus Win Multiple NAMIC Vision Awards
The post OWN, Hulu, Disney Plus Win Multiple NAMIC Vision Awards appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 7:22:21 AM


OTA Wireless Readies ATSC 3.0 Datacasting For Commercial Deployment
The Nexstar-Scripps joint venture has the pieces in place to create a new revenue stream from NextGen TV. The post OTA Wireless Readies ATSC 3.0 Datacasting For Commercial Deployment appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 7:20:33 AM


Israels Seizure Of AP Equipment Shows Its Hostile Posture Toward The Free Press
The Benjamin Netanyahu-led country on Tuesday took the outrageous step of seizing a camera and other video equipment used by The Associated Press to broadcast a live feed of Gaza — a decision the country only reversed amid severe backlash from free press advocates and following a White House request. Pictured: AP video equipment is laid on the floor of an apartment block in Sderot, Southern Israel, shortly before it was seized by Israeli officials on May 21. ( Josphat Kasire / AP) ...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 7:06:42 AM


Justin Hartley Procedural ‘Tracker’ Hunts Down Ratings Success For CBS
The series starring Justin Hartley has become the first freshman show since Survivor to be the most watched entertainment show on television. The post Justin Hartley Procedural ‘Tracker’ Hunts Down Ratings Success For CBS appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:50:42 AM


TV Networks Embrace Their Aging Audience With A New Mantra: Age Doesn’t Matter
With viewers in their 60s, networks aren’t pretending to have youth appeal; they’re touting the virtues of older audiences. The post TV Networks Embrace Their Aging Audience With A New Mantra: Age Doesn’t Matter appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:30:53 AM


Israel seizes and then returns Associated Press broadcasting equipment
In a brazen display of suppressing the media, Israeli officials briefly seized camera equipment belonging to The Associated Press on Tuesday. It also shut down an AP video feed showing […] The post Israel seizes and then returns Associated Press broadcasting equipment appeared first on Poynter . ]]...
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:30:05 AM


Google Teases New AI-Powered Marketing Mix Model
As part of a much broader push into AI-powered data and analytics products aimed at the ad industry, Google on Tuesday unveiled plans for a new marketing mix modeling platform, Meridian, that will be offered to advertisers and agencies later this year. The post Google Teases New AI-Powered Marketing Mix Model appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:16:28 AM


Dont Count Out TNT For NBA Rights Just Yet
Sources with direct knowledge of the talks say Warner Bros. Discovery is still very much alive at the negotiating table to try to retain its NBA rights. TNT wont get the leagues “A” package; thats likely going to ESPN, along with the marquee rights to the NBA Finals. But WBDs still in play for the “B” package, which comes with a conference final every other year, or a “C” package, which includes the new midseason tournament, play-in games, and early-round playoff series. The post Dont Co...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:07:40 AM


Fox’s Greg Olsen Wins Top Analyst At Sports Emmy Awards, CBS Wins Top Event For Super Bowl Cov
After being named Outstanding Emerging On-Air Talent last year, Olsen was named the top Event Analyst during the three-hour ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York. CBS' coverage of the 2024 Super Bowl and Toy Story Funday Football , an alternate presentation of the Oct. 1,2023, game between the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars on Disney+/ESPN+, won three Emmys apiece. ( Julio Cortez/AP ) The post Fox’s Greg Olsen Wins Top Analyst At Sports...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:07:39 AM


Mike Johnson’s claim about noncitizens registering to vote at the DMV and ‘welfare’ offices is false
U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson is promoting a bill that he says will ensure only U.S. citizens can vote. He says that although the practice is already banned, the government […] The post Mike Johnson’s claim about noncitizens registering to vote at the DMV and ‘welfare’ offices is false appeared first on Poynter . ]]...
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:00:26 AM


‘All American’ Audience Surges, ‘SYTYCD’ Dips With Finale
NBC’s The Voice was Monday’s most-watched show and landed in a three-way tie for the nightly demo win (with 5.6 million total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating). CBS'   The Price is Right at Night (3.4M/0.4) tied for the nightly demo win. The post ‘All American’ Audience Surges, ‘SYTYCD’ Dips With Finale appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:58:13 AM


‘Night Court’s India de Beaufort Exiting Ahead Of Season 3
The post ‘Night Court’s India de Beaufort Exiting Ahead Of Season 3 appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:39:33 AM


‘Scrubs’ Producer Eric Weinberg Ordered To Stand Trial On Rape Charges
The post ‘Scrubs’ Producer Eric Weinberg Ordered To Stand Trial On Rape Charges appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:36:08 AM


Scarlett Johansson’s AI Legal Threat Sets Stage For Actors’ Battle With Tech Giants
Voice actors are filing lawsuits while SAG-AFTRA is rallying lawmakers to bar AI companies from misappropriating members' likenesses. The post Scarlett Johansson’s AI Legal Threat Sets Stage For Actors’ Battle With Tech Giants appeared first on TV News Check . ]]...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:33:22 AM


Walker Canceled By The CW After 4 Seasons
Its official –  Walker will not be renewed for a fifth season by The CW. “We want to thank the entire cast, crew, writers, directors and producers of Walker for their hard work and dedication over four incredible seasons,” the network said in a statement. “We also want to give a special thanks to star and executive producer Jared Padalecki, who has been a member of The CW family for over 20 years and was integral to some of the biggest hits on the network.” The post Walker Canceled By T...
TV News Check at Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:06:46 AM


This journalism professor made a NYC chatbot in minutes. It actually worked.
Back in March, The Markup broke some news about a small-business advice chatbot being piloted by the New York City government. The bot — available at chat.nyc.gov — was meant to be an AI-powered, one-stop shop for entrepreneurs looking to set up a business. The city said the bot could tell visitors, in plain English,...
Nieman Labs at Monday, May 13, 2024 11:12:38 AM


How NPR and Floodlight teamed up to uncover fossil fuel “news mirages” across the country
In March, NPRs David Folkenflik and Miranda Green of Floodlight co-published a story about The Richmond Standard, a local news site in the town of Richmond, California, that is wholly owned by Chevron. There are no full-time journalists on staff; a PR firm in San Francisco oversees the publications operations. It is, Folkenflik and Green...
Nieman Labs at Monday, May 13, 2024 11:12:38 AM


The New York City Tenement Museum used historic Black newspapers to create its latest exhibit
In December, the Tenement Museum in New York City opened its latest exhibit, “A Union of Hope: 1869”. The exhibit is a carefully curated recreation of Joseph and Rachel Moores apartment in SoHo, that aims to immerse visitors into what life (and home) was like for the couple at that time. It was the first...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:29 PM


Even if mistrust in news isnt entirely reporters fault, it is their problem
In the United States, many conservatives read news coverage with suspicion or outright hostility. The result is that stories they feel positively about “feel like exceptions” and coverage that “challenges conservative sensibilities, even if fairly, will reinforce pre-existing perceptions,” as Ursinus College journalism professor and Tow Center fellow Doron Taussig wrote in recent work. Fair...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:28 PM


Newsonomics: Eight essentials as Californias “save local news” bill picks up speed
Legislatures dont move at the speed of newsrooms. The California legislature now moves into its second year of addressing its states shrinking newsrooms. The cry of the Democratic majority is clear: “Save local news.” Yet those three seemingly simple words — “save”, “local,” and “news” — have slowed progress, as legislators parse how the new law may...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:27 PM


Most Americans say local news is important. But theyre consuming less of it.
On Monday, the Pulitzer Prizes recognized some of the best journalism by American news outlets, including brilliant examples of local reporting. In the Breaking News category, the award acknowledged “detailed and nimble” coverage of devastating flooding and mudslides by digital startup Lookout Santa Cruz, which is not even four years old. Chicago-based City Bureau and...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:27 PM


This years Pulitzer Prizes were a coming-out party for online media — and a marker of local newspap
Some day in the distant future, scholars looking back on the evolution (devolution?) of the American news business will consider May 6, 2024 a date worthy of note. Theyll see it as the day the most prestigious prizes in journalism reflected the changing face of the field itself. On Monday afternoon, the 108th edition of...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:27 PM


Screenshots are one big winner of Metas news ban in Canada
Last year the Canadian government passed a law, the Online News Act, that would require platforms like Google and Meta to pay publishers for linking to their content. Rather than pay up, Meta removed news from Facebook and Instagram in Canada. “News links and content posted by news publishers and broadcasters in Canada will no...
Nieman Labs at Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:07:27 PM


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