| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It pays to play the hits.
Just ask Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which on Monday finished No. 1 in the Arbitron radio ratings for Los Angeles-Orange County for the third month in a row by featuring the music of such pop stars as Katy Perry, One...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
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,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:06 PM
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,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:38 AM
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,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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.......
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
There was good news for classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) in the local monthly radio ratings from Arbitron: It jumped from 29th place in May to 23rd in June, with the number of people who tune in at least five minutes a week climbing from 554,000...