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Some Advertisers View Al Jazeera America as Too Risky

Conservative clients are balking

Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on Tuesday with both the boundless enthusiasm of the hard-core news hounds who are driving its slick, expensive content, and a branding problem as big…

Cat Wearing a Shark Costume Riding a Roomba Scores Big on YouTube

Ryan Higa, PewDiePie Among Web creators topping Adweek/VidIQ's debut chart

Big Adweek/VideoWatch news! Through a partnership with VidIQ, a company that helps creators and brands build their YouTube audiences—and is sitting on loads of data—we're presenting our first of two…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 2-9

Kiefer Sutherland's new tattoo, Penélope Cruz's directorial debut and the Manning brothers' bad rap

Nielsen and FreeWheel Expand Online Campaign Ratings Partnership

Aimed to spark OCR usage for video buyers

Nielsen has expanded its relationship with FreeWheel, as the video platform will aim to streamline the usage of Nielsen's Online Campaign Ratings (OCR) for their joint clients. In a best-case scenario for…

Manning Brothers Channel The Lonely Island for DirecTV

Introducing 'Football on Your Phone,' the song

Step right up, folks, and feel yourself getting gleefully dumber as you watch this new DirecTV Sunday Ticket ad posing as a bad rap video. Dubbed "Football on Your Phone,"…

DirecTV, NFL in Sunday Ticket Talks

Renewal could be too rich for satellite giant’s blood

DirecTV is in discussions with the National Football League that could determine the fate of the Sunday Ticket franchise. Speaking to investors during DirecTV’s second quarter earnings call, chairman and CEO…

Public Interest Groups, Cable Companies Oppose Gannett-Belo Merger

File separate petitions to FCC aiming to limit new TV super unit

Gannett's $2.2 billion deal to buy Belo to become a 43 TV station super group is opening up some old-media consolidation wounds in Washington. Several public interest groups representing newspaper and…

Hulu Off the Market, Will Get $750 Million Cash Infusion

Worried brands can breathe a sigh of relief

Brands and agencies fearful that Hulu might be mismanaged by a new owner can breathe easier, as the video site is no longer for sale. Joint owners 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal…

Telecom Firms Form Privacy Coalition

Washington insiders Leibowitz and Bono Mack are co-chairs

As privacy and data security heat up on Capitol Hill in the wake of news over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, a group of the nation's largest telecommunications companies…

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