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24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

JCPenney spreads joy, global ad revenue grows, and dads dance for Sainsbury's

Here's everything you need to know about the past 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Anheuser-Busch bets big on social media For the upcoming Super Bowl Anheuser-Busch will…

Aereo Presses the Pause Button

World Cup fans must find alternatives to watch noon match

With the Supreme Court on Wednesday effectively putting the kibosh on Aereo's streaming service, CEO Chet Kanojia announced that at 11:30 a.m. today Aereo would "pause operations temporarily" until it…

Dish Takes Over YouTube With Spanish-Speaking World Cup Ad

100 million impressions in two days

Dish signed up for 100 million impressions with a far-reaching YouTube video campaign. The TV provider bought the top spot on YouTube over two days—the masthead on desktop and mobile—showing…

Havas Worldwide Chicago's New Chief Is a Familar Face

Paul Marobella has led the Chicago Group for 2 years

Havas Worldwide has installed a new president atop its Chicago office but he's a familiar face at the agency. Paul Marobella has been group president of Havas Chicago Group, a collection…

Court Denies Fox Appeal to Rehear Hopper Case

Case continues at trial

Dish scored another legal victory against Fox over the Hopper's ability to automatically  skip commercials. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday unanimously turned down Fox's petition to rehear the case…

Media General Lashes Back at Dish in FCC Filing

Carriage deal expired Oct. 1

The retransmission fight between Media General and Dish is now being waged at the Federal Communications Commission. In a filing with the agency, Media General all but called Dish a…

Dish Takes Retransmission Standoff With Media General to FCC

Accuses broadcaster of failing to negotiate in good faith

Dish Network took its retransmission fight with Media General to the Federal Communications Commission, filing a complaint against the broadcaster for not negotiating in good faith. Since Oct. 1, Media General…

Retrans Reform Advocates Pin Hopes On Satellite Bill

Hearings next week present two days of opportunity

Retransmission reform advocates think they've got an opening to convince Congress it's time to change the law that leads to blackouts like the one between CBS and Time Warner Cable…

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…

Dish: CBS Demanded Big Bang's Kaley Cuoco Remove Hopper Tweet

Another controversy is used to promote ad skipper

Never missing an opportunity to slam broadcasters in order to promote the Hopper, Dish lashed out Thursday at CBS for demanding that The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco remove from…

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