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Why Are the Newtown Recordings Different From Everything on Broadcastify?

Networks struggle with controversial tape

NBC was the first to say it out loud: "The families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn. shootings made it public that they did not want the 911 tapes…

Here Are the Hot List TV Winners

It was a big year for FX

John Landgraf, FX Networks Photo: Karl J. Kaul/Wonderful Machine Under John Landgraf, FX has produced some of the decade’s most critically acclaimed original TV series. With the addition of the Cold War spy…

Newt Gingrich Leads a Totally Digital Lifestyle

But his staff won’t let him play Grand Theft Auto

Specs Who Newt Gingrich Age 70 Accomplishments Co-host on CNN’s Crossfire (weeknights at 6:30); author; co-founder of Gingrich Productions; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Base Arlington, Va. What’s the first information you…

CNN Nabs Bloomberg Video Exec

Chris Berend aims to bridge TV and Web efforts

CNN has snatched up Bloomberg's digital video czar. Starting on Dec. 2, Chris Berend lands at CNN as the company's new vp of digital video development. Berend was most recently head of…

Will Ferrell’s Anchorman 2 Is Changing the Way Movies Are Marketed

The wide-reaching social push is unlike anything done before

In a video that will soon be making the rounds in Ireland and beyond, Ron Burgundy—as if he had been cryogenically frozen since the late ’70s—offers his congrats to Irish…

The League’s Steve Rannazzisi Is a Real-Life Fantasy Football Junkie

Also has a soft spot for a certain group of New Jersey housewives

Specs Who Steve Rannazzisi  Age 35 Accomplishments Stars as Kevin MacArthur on FXX’s The League; co-creator, star of My Damn Channel’s Daddy Knows Best; Comedy Central stand-up special, Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild, debuts Nov.…

The Legendary George Lois Works With His Son and Grandson

Good Karma Creative is boosting little-known brands

Specs Who Creative director George Lois, flanked by grandson George (l.), producer, and son Luke, managing director What Full-service creative agency Where New York If pedigree counts in the ad world, not many shops…

New York Times' Brian Stelter to CNN's Reliable Sources

Print journo will replace Howard Kurtz on mediacentric show

After covering television in the print and digital journalism worlds, The New York Times reporter Brian Stelter will be making the leap to a network he's been covering his entire…

Former CNNer Christa Robinson Hired by Tribune

News net vet will report to Peter Liguori

With ex-Discovery COO Peter Liguori now in charge at Tribune, the company is hiring a chief communications officer in the person of longtime CNN staffer Christa Robinson, who worked at…

Family Photos: The Advertising and Media Edition

Some of the industry's boldface names along with their progeny

Considering the changes in advertising and media in the last three-and-a-half decades, it is comforting to know that some familiar names will be with us for generations to come. Here,…

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