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  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa

    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa
    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co., a presence in Baltimore since its founding 54 years ago, will move its headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa — another disappointing loss of corporate clout for the city. The life insurance and annuity company,...
  • Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts

    Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts
    Americans are spending more time on their digital devices, and that won't change for years, according to a new study. The USC report released Wednesday shows that Americans consume "an enormous amount" of media via television, radio, phone and computer,...
  • KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks

    KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks
    The latest Arbitron radio ratings for the Los Angeles-Orange County market brought no change at the top from the previous month, with music stations KIIS-FM (102.7), KBIG-FM (104.3) and KAMP-FM (97.1) again finishing 1-2-3, respectively. Although...
  • TV-Ad Tracker iSpot.tv Raises $5 Mil in Funding

    Startup iSpot.tv, which tracks TV ad impressions across 80 national broadcast and cable networks in the U.S. in real time, has raised $5 million in financing led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation by TL Ventures. The 15-employee firm has signed...
  • From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio

    From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio
    What's the frequency, South Florida? If you're wondering why you're hearing some of your favorite AM sports and news talk stations on the FM dial lately, it's part of a recent migration that's changing the airwaves. ESPN West Palm Beach's move to FM...
  • WGOP in the doldrums

     
    Robert Feder: Tough times for talk-radio on WLS Ratings released this week by Nielsen Audio (previously known as Arbitron) show WLS tied for 20th place with a 1.9 percent share of all listeners and a cumulative weekly audience of 437,100.......
  • KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings

     KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings
    Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which has been the dominant radio station in Los Angeles and Orange County for most of the previous three years, reclaimed sole possession of first place last month for the first time since April, according to figures...
  • ESPN To Join Group Aiming To Automate TV Ad Buys

    Walt Disney's ESPN is joining a consortium of media and advertising concerns hoping to automate the practice of buying TV and radio advertising, a practice that remains somewhat arcane despite advances available when buying digital media. ESPN said it...
  • TV Review: 'The Book of Manning'

    Despite the cloying Hallmark Card music and Southeastern Conference-approved pom-pom waving, "The Book of Manning" -- ESPN's latest addition to an impressive library of sports documentaries -- is pretty fascinating stuff. Writer-director Rory Karpf goes...
  • Nielsen Must Let ESPN Project Continue Under FTC Approval of Arbitron Acquisition

    Ratings and consumer research firm Nielsen announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that gives it clearance for the proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Arbitron, which measures radio listening. But under the terms of the FTC's approval,...