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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Poster Upsets Fans With 9/11 Imagery Exploding skyscraper and a Sept. 11 Australian release date

A poster for the Australian release of the Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot—showing the half-shell heroes leaping from an exploding skyscraper and advertising a Sept. 11 release…

July 29, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

Y&R Canada President and CEO Chris Jordan Resigns After 12 Years Five execs now comprise agency's senior leadership team

Y&R Canada president and CEO Chris Jordan has resigned after 12 years at the agency, Marketing Magazine reported. The agency hasn't released much information about the departure, but an agency rep…

July 29, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

The Hill Names Bob Cusack as Editor in Chief Hugo Gurdon leaves for Washington Examiner after 11 years

The Hill, "publication of record for policy influencers inside and outside Washington," announced today the appointment of Bob Cusack as editor in chief. Cusack will replace 11-year veteran Hugo Gurdon,…

July 28, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

Sarah Palin Rolls Out Her Own Internet TV Network Backed by Tapp, modeled on TheBlaze

Sarah Palin has announced the launch of The Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based Internet TV network that offers "unfiltered," direct access to the former vice presidential candidate, Alaska governor and…

July 28, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

Chernin Group, AT&T Set to Buy YouTube Network Fullscreen Network is finalizing deal with joint venture Otter Media

Otter Media, the joint venture between Chernin Group and AT&T, is finalizing a deal to purchase a majority stake of YouTube network Fullscreen, Re/code reported. The deal reportedly values Fullscreen…

July 24, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT

Family Kicked Off Southwest Flight After Father Tweeted Complaint Agent demanded tweet be deleted before they could re-board

A family was asked to de-board Southwest flight 2347 from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday, following the father tweeting a complaint about a "rude" gate agent. Duff Watson had received priority…

July 23, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

USA Swimming Asks Kids to Trade Basketball for Cannonballs Aims to improve low rank amongst team sports

A recent campaign from USA Swimming, which promotes participation at all levels in addition to the Olympic team, attempts to get kids back in the pool. According to the Sports &…

July 22, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

Mobile Ad Spending Expands, but Still Doesn't Match User Growth 83% jump expected this year

Smartphones and tablets will this year draw more money from advertisers than the traditional outlets of newspaper and radio, The Wall Street Journal reported. According to estimates from research firm eMarketer,…

July 22, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

Netflix Meets Expectations in Second Quarter CEO reiterates stance on net neutrality

Netflix reported that it met expectations for revenue and earnings per share at $1.34 billion and $1.15, respectively, Business Insider reported. According to TechCrunch, Netflix actually slightly exceeded analyst expectations for…

July 22, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

CBS Outdoor Agrees to Buy Van Wagner's Billboard Business Will pay $690 Million in cash for 1,100 boards

CBS Outdoor Americas announced today it plans to purchase Van Wagner Communications' billboard business, "a privately held company with outdoor advertising in New York's Times Square and on buses on…

July 21, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

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