National TV Marketplace

Digital Media Is Now Bigger Than National TV Advertising, Will Surpass Total TV by 2018

Magna Global issued a report on Monday predicting a major upswing of 8.3 percent for U.S. television advertising revenue in 2014, after a dismal 2013 in which revenues were down 0.6 percent. But there's been one significant change: national TV advertising is now smaller than digital media advertising.

Earnings: Cable Helps Lift News Corp. Profits

News Corp. reported today that its fiscal year first-quarter earnings tripled from a year ago, reflecting a one-time gain from the sale of its NDS holdings and a strong showing from its cable TV networks.The media conglomerate posted net income of $2.23 billion, or 94 cents per share, up from $738 million, or 28 cents per share, in the year-ago period.