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A Lot of People Watched the Inauguration, But Fewer Than Last Term CNN rules cable, NBC beats other broadcasters

The second inauguration of Barack Obama pulled in 6.73 million viewers on cable news alone, with CNN leading the pack with 3.136 million viewers. Fox News drew 2.27 million viewers…

January 23, 2013, 1:05 PM EST

Decision 2012: The Good, the Bad and the Funny While Twitter roared, the election spotlight remained on TV

In a night of indelible moments, perhaps the most arresting spectacle was that of Fox News analyst Karl Rove aggressively disagreeing with the network’s decision to call Ohio for President…

November 7, 2012, 2:23 PM EST

Romney-Obama Tilt Draws 65.6 Million Viewers NBC, ABC, Twitter among the night's biggest winners

The clear winner of presidential debate No. 2: television. Last night’s town hall debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney drew an average 65.6 million viewers on…

October 17, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT

What If a Brand Could Lead America? Advertising Week panel mulls hypothetical question

If you could pick a brand to lead the country, which one would it be? This hypothetical question was part of an online poll about politics that a unit of McCann…

October 2, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT

NBC Digital Announces Executive Editors Internal promotions to help lead NBCNews.com, TODAY.com, and MSNBC.com

NBC News Digital (formed last July after Microsoft caughed up its remaining 50 percent of its joint venture) beefed up its masthead on Tuesday (Oct. 2) with a slew of…

October 2, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT

Data Points: News Division People value professional journos, but they're ambivalent about the mainstream media

With people increasingly getting their news on the go, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute surveyed mobile media users on their attitudes towards news sites. The good news for journalists…

September 12, 2012, 6:34 AM EDT

Microsoft Finally Splits With NBC NBC launches NBCNews.com, MSNBC site to follow in 2013

NBC News announced late Sunday evening that the organization has acquired full control of MSNBC.com, ending a joint venture between NBC and Microsoft. Adweek had first reported that divorce talks…

July 16, 2012, 12:05 PM EDT

Twitter Goes Way Beyond 140 Characters Users can view snippets of articles within tweets from NY Times, Wall St. Journal

Twitter is the new RSS feed (only normal people actually use it). It's a cliched line—and one that can be applied to Facebook as well as Twitter—but the San Francisco-based…

June 14, 2012, 6:38 AM EDT

Information Diet: Joel Hyatt Current's CEO makes time to devour 'Mad Men' and 'The Borgias'

Specs Age 62 Accomplishments Co-founder and CEO of Current Media; former National Finance Chair for the Democratic Party Base New York and San Francisco What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The first…

June 1, 2012, 5:12 AM EDT

NBCU Exploring Buyback of MSNBC.com Executives looking to push more of cable voice onto the Web

Chris Matthews must be getting that tingling feeling down his leg again. He and his colleagues may soon have a giant news site to call their own. That’s because NBCUniversal is…

May 24, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT

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