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Shahnaz Mahmud

Columbus Media Adds Walker, Names Chairman

NEW YORK Columbus Media International has added U.K.-based Walker Media to its network. At the same time, Bill Koenigsberg, CEO and founder of Horizon Media, has been named chairman of…

Q&A: Bill Abbott

NEW YORK The Hallmark Channel two weeks ago launched its high-definition movie channel, which is creating interesting opportunities for advertisers, both in traditional and digital media. Hallmark Channel is in…

Farther Afield

NEW YORK Last October, the National Football League inaugurated its international series in London's Wembley Stadium to a sold-out crowd. For title sponsor Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, the game…

The Inside Job

NEW YORK On the Independent Film Channel, a short film shows international soccer player Thierry Henry standing in an old, romantic square in Barcelona, Spain, fielding questions from fans. Occasionally,…

Hallmark: Boomers Prefer Traditional TV

NEW YORK In an environment where everyone is discussing the migration of viewership to the Web, the baby boomer generation still demonstrates a preference for traditional television, according to research…

CBS Mobile Names EVP, GM

NEW YORK CBS Mobile has elevated Jeff Sellinger to evp and general manager in the wake of Cyriac Roeding's departure. Roeding, who launched the division in 2005, has left to…

MediaVest SVP Heads to WB

NEW YORK Brent Poer, svp of Connective Tissue, the branded entertainment unit of Publicis-owned MediaVest, has left the media agency to take a position at Warner Bros. Television Group in…

Community TV

NEW YORK The headline reads: "Senate Bill 877 Hurts the Country's Smallest Children." Below that provocative line is an image of a small boy -- whose back is to the…

Stations Create Local Ad Network

NEW YORK CBS-owned and operated television stations have launched a revenue-sharing ad network that targets social media Web sites and blogs on a local basis. The move marks a first…

4A's Panel: It's the Data, Stupid

ORLANDO, FLA. Data offers key challenges and opportunities in the evolving digital landscape, according to Konrad Feldman, co-founder and CEO of Quantcast, an open Internet ratings service, who was one…

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