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Telemundo Will Produce a TV Newscast Using Only Smartphones and Tablets

First-of-its-kind show embraces ubiquitous tech

Telemundo will be the first network to produce a newscast entirely with mobile devices. Reporters and photojournalists will use smartphones and tablets to shoot all the video for the Monday, July…

How Lester Holt Went From Nearly Unemployed to NBC Nightly News Anchor

And what he talked about with Brian Williams

Fifteen years ago, Lester Holt was demoted and being "pushed toward the door" at WBBM, the CBS TV station in Chicago, where he was the main news anchor. Today, he…

Millennials Favor Facebook Over TV for Political News

Social media set to steal a once-reliable source of ad revenue

In Republican years and Democratic years, local television stations have always emerged as winners. The 2014 midterm election delivered an estimated $2.4 billion to local stations, as candidates and political…

‘Queen of Instagram’ Gayle King Spills Her Guilty TV Pleasures

She's got a weakness for infomercials—and Andy Cohen

Specs Who Gayle King Age 60 Claim to fame Co-host of CBS This Morning (weekdays at 7 a.m.) and editor at large of O, The Oprah Magazine (currently celebrating its 15th anniversary) Base New…

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GSN Expands Its Slate of Original Series With 2 New Programs

A steampunk design competition and comedian game show

In game-show terms, GSN is feeling like a returning champion. Viewership is up, the average age of viewers is down, and the network's experiment with original series is paying off. "GSN…

What This Online News Program Learned From Making a Facebook-First Show

Why The Young Turks is focusing on the platform

The Young Turks is one of YouTube's top online news networks, with more than 1.7 billion lifetime views. Now, it believes it can crack the news formula for Facebook videos,…

For Rising Comedy Star Clark Duke, Tweeting Is Like Drunk-Texting America

Why you won’t find the Hot Tub Time Machine star on social media

Specs Who Clark Duke Age 29 Claim to Fame Stars as Jacob in the upcoming film Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (in theaters Feb. 20); recent guest star on CBS' Mom and Two and…

Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Cops to Getting a Little Help on Twitter

And feeling starstruck by Judge Judy

Specs Who Wendy Williams Age 50 Claim to fame Host of daily syndicated talk show The Wendy Williams Show (its 1,000th episode aired last week); author; member of the National Radio Hall of…

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List

Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while…

Microsoft's Marketing Totally Backfired When CNN Used Its Devices as iPad Stands

Not quite ready for its close-up

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 had a bad election night on CNN when the on-air talent used the device to prop up their iPads. Microsoft was a CNN partner as the…

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