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  • Muschamp: Vernon Hargreaves III "a pro at what he does" and other thoughts on 2014 Gators

    Muschamp: Vernon Hargreaves III "a pro at what he does" and other thoughts on 2014 Gators
    Gators coach Will Muschamp addressed reporters' questions for more than 35 minutes at UF's Media Day on Sunday. Muschamp's passion for his team is evident in these setting, with thorough and expansive answers the norm. There are exceptions. When...
  • NFL Launches 'NFL Now' Internet-Video Service on Apple TV, Xbox, Roku and Other Devices

    The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more. But while NFL...
  • Alaska fishing advocates ask Congress to ban Russian seafood imports

    U.S. economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine may wind up helping the Alaskan fishing industry. At least that's the hope of those promoting "Just Say Nyet," a petition intended to get Congress to ban Russian seafood imports. Organizers cite...
  • TV Summit: Programmers, Distributors in Tug of War Over Access to Viewing Data

    There's no hotter commodity in the programming business these days than data. The tidal wave of demographic and viewing data that is collected by various players in the multiplatform world has become the Holy Grail for programmers who are desperate to...
  • Oscars and Academy Museum On Track, Says President Cheryl Boone Isaacs

    Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Wednesday said her proudest accomplishment last year was the Oscarcast, while goals for next year include "extending our global footprint." And, yes, she confirmed, the Academy Museum is still on track for a 2017 opening. As she...
  • Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group

    Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations. The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...
  • AXS TV To Air U.K. Version of 'The X Factor'

    Just because Fox canceled the American version of "The X Factor" doesn't mean some version of the show isn't available on theses shores. Cable's AXS TV will serve as the official U.S. broadcast home for the eleventh season of "The X Factor UK," the...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own

    Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths. As stand-alone...
  • Will Tribune Publishing be a paper tiger or new media lion?

    Will Tribune Publishing be a paper tiger or new media lion?
    For the first time in 90-plus years, the Chicago Tribune is disconnected from the broadcast business. Its corporate family has been broken up and the Tribune, the wellspring of an empire built on ideas and innovation, is no longer complemented by the TV...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...