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China Clamps Down on Foreign TV Streaming Reportedly ready to cap shows at 30%

China is reportedly getting ready to regulate the number of foreign television programs that online providers can stream in its country, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move means even…

September 12, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

Get Ready for Minority Report, the TV Series Fox picks up Spielberg's sci-fi adaptation

Fox has struck a deal with Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin TV, to produce a television pilot based on the director’s highly acclaimed sci-fi flick Minority Report, Deadline.com reports. The 2002…

September 10, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

ISIS' Sinister Media Strategy, and How the West Is Fighting Back Branding terrorism in the digital age

Here's an ugly truth: ISIS has a really effective brand strategy. Al Qaeda terrorists had a manifesto that claimed to represent the common man (the name means "The Base") and…

September 10, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

Luke Wilson May Singlehandedly Save Books, Newspapers and CDs The Skeleton Twins star still shuns digital in favor of traditional media

Specs Who Luke Wilson Age 42 Accomplishments Co-stars in The Skeleton Twins with Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (in theaters Sept. 12); writer and co-director (with brother Andrew Wilson) of the short film…

September 10, 2014, 9:06 AM EDT

Twitter Top 10: Packers-Seahawks Brawl Owns Social Media But Cowboys and 'Niners fans talked more smack

The Seattle Seahawks paddled the Green Bay Packers Thursday evening as the nation watched in horror on NBC, and that ruled the Twittersphere the week of Sept. 1. Though, fans…

September 9, 2014, 7:12 AM EDT

Kids Are Watching the Weirdest Stuff on TV—and It's Not Always From Kids' Networks Telenovelas are among the highest-rated deliverers of kids 6-11

The kids market is a place where fierce competition rages between otherwise cuddly characters like Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse (yes, both are still around, albeit in newer, hipper incarnations),…

September 8, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

Does Europe Have Enough Bandwidth to Handle the Netflix Strain? Some speculate low speeds could hobble rollout

It's been established that the French in particular are skeptical about Netflix's upcoming continental rollout. But will French cinephiles even be able to stream their favorite Louis Malle films once…

September 8, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

Simulmedia’s New CMO Sees the Future of TV Says it’s all about aligning with the digital model

Specs Who David Cooperstein New gig CMO of Simulmedia Old gig Vp, practice leader for the CMO practice at Forrester Research Age 48 Twitter @Minicooper   Photo: Alfred Maskeroni  How will your experience at Forrester play a role in…

September 7, 2014, 8:23 PM EDT

Why Disney and Others Are Wary of Canada's Plan to Unbundle Cable TV Subscriptions Content creators, cable companies face the prospect of less revenue

U.S. content providers are warily eyeing efforts by Canadian regulators to unbundle Canada’s cable TV industry, a move that could eat into the profits of companies like Disney and Comcast…

September 5, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

NFL Has a Lot of Leverage in Negotiating TV Deals Networks forced to play by NFL's rules or go home

When the NFL negotiated with TV networks on the rights to broadcast eight "Thursday Night Football" games this season, the contract stipulated that term was only for one year, that…

September 4, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT

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