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  • NFL is badly tarnished, but money keeps rolling in

    As we digest the news about recent domestic violence cases involving NFL players, let's consider the backdrop. In the National Football League, these are indeed the best of times and the worst of times. The game has never been more popular or more...
  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster ITV and global advertising...
  • Retailers already wooing holiday shoppers

    Even though it's still summer and Christmas is more than three months away, retailers worried by dismal second-quarter earnings and desperate to attract shoppers are gearing up for a holiday season expected to feature bigger and better promotions and...
  • How Much Television Can the TV Biz -- and Viewers -- Handle?

    As a new television season begins this month, even the most devoted couch potatoes may be overwhelmed by the deluge of new and returning series premieres that will unspool over the next year. And they're not the only ones. Industry executives are quietly...
  • Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'

     Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'
    In a dark trailer filled with monitors and blinking lights, a crew of nearly 20 technicians has its attention fixed on a performance of Verdi's "La Traviata" unfolding on eight separate screens. The live video feeds are coming from eight cameras...
  • 'Destiny' expands with new online content

    GamerHub.tv "Halo" developer Bungie has another hit on its hands. Activision sold over $500 million of "Destiny" into retail stores worldwide on day one, making the online sci-fi title the biggest new video game franchise launch in history. It's also...
  • The Force is with UCF: Knights fans can get Star Wars shirts

    The Force is with UCF: Knights fans can get Star Wars shirts
    Just like in the closing of Return of the Jedi, there's a happy ending to the UCF Knights' Star Wars saga. Last week I blogged about Disney's plans to launch a new line of Star Wars-themed mechandise for colleges across the nation. The list of "marquee"...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Post-Apocalyptic Programming Comes to Life

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst...
  • School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides

    School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides
    Here's something Hinsdale teachers can "like" without fear of reprisal: The superintendent has canceled an investigation into a controversial Facebook post that has consumed Hinsdale Township High School District 86 for the past month. The decision...
  • Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world

    Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world
    In a world of crummy online comments and sometimes brutally honest reviews, The Art Institute of Chicago has something to celebrate.  The museum was named the best in the world by travel review site TripAdvisor.com, which ranked museums according to the...
  • U.S. FCC chief presses experts on mobile 'net neutrality' rules

    U.S. FCC chief presses experts on mobile 'net neutrality' rules
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler urged consumer advocates and wireless industry representatives on Tuesday to address how wireless carriers might be allowed to "reasonably manage" their Internet networks....