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Anne Sweeney Is Leaving Disney 18-year vet says she wants to direct

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that Anne Sweeney is leaving the company, effective January 2015, so that she may pursue her dream of directing television. An 18-year Disney veteran,…

March 11, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

Turner, CBS Outdoor Tip Off NYC Subway Media Play High-def screens light up 10 MTA stations

In what’s being billed as the biggest underground digital out-of-home network to date, CBS Outdoor and Turner Broadcasting System have teamed up to bring a little dazzle to the New…

March 10, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

Where Teens Spend Their Time Online When Not on Facebook A look at the social network’s big challengers

Despite reports that young people are moving away from Facebook, they’re still using the social network in big numbers—fully 66 percent of people 14-34 say they’re frequent users, according to…

February 5, 2014, 6:12 AM EST

Two of the Oscars' Biggest Sponsors Have Decided Not to Return This Year Rivals have already swooped in

After a lengthy stretch during which they served as exclusive category sponsors of the Academy Awards, Hyundai and Coca-Cola have decided to leave the red carpet behind. The automaker and soft…

February 2, 2014, 10:03 PM EST

Major League Baseball Is Trying Hard to Expand Its Fan Base With Social and Video Integrations Will other leagues emulate the Fan Cave experiment?

Major League Baseball and MTV are creating a glitzy field of dreams designed to lure the 12-34 demographic by fusing the game with popular culture in a highly immersive way.  Afrojack…

January 26, 2014, 8:57 PM EST

MSNBC Host Martin Bashir Out After Palin Obscenity Anchor's crude remark goes down poorly

We'll make it quick: MSNBC host Martin Bashir read a really graphic description of 18th-century British overseer Thomas Thistlewood's horrifying treatment of his slaves on the air last month, including…

December 4, 2013, 3:36 PM EST

The 2013 Hot List Winners Have Been Announced Editors' Picks and Readers' Choice winners in print, digital and TV

This was the year Breaking Bad, Candy Crush and BuzzFeed commanded our attention, Cosmo went from the bedroom to the boardroom, and Jimmy Fallon got a big promotion. Also, Rolling…

December 2, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

Katie Couric Bolts to Yahoo ABC News personality will serve as Internet giant’s global anchor

Confirming what may have been the worst-kept secret in recent memory, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on Monday officially announced that Katie Couric is joining the company as global anchor. In a…

November 25, 2013, 2:33 PM EST

Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman Says Don’t Follow the Digital Hype Forget conventional wisdom

When you’re trying to understand disruption in any industry, the most important thing to remember is, ignore the conventional wisdom. That means, don’t follow the technology and don’t follow the…

November 10, 2013, 8:41 PM EST

Xaxis: New Mobile Ad Platform Also Combats Accidental Clicks Swipe method seen as solution to fat fingers

Those fat-thumbed accidental clicks that routinely happen on mobile devices are a nuisance for advertisers paying for those false positives and users who just want the ads to go away. Today, Xaxis…

November 6, 2013, 12:28 PM EST

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