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Media General Inc.

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  • Warren Buffett invests in parties, buys Oriental Trading Co.

    Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning. Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Gannett's TV deal for Belo worries media watchdogs

    Gannett's TV deal for Belo worries media watchdogs
    Gannett Co.'s proposed acquisition of Belo Corp. is the latest in a slew of deals in the television industry. Last week, Media General acquired Young Broadcasting to create a company that will own 30 TV stations in 27 markets. In April, Sinclair...
  • Media General to merge with Young Broadcasting

    Media General to merge with Young Broadcasting
    Shares of Media General Inc. jumped as much as 29% Thursday morning after the company announced it will merge with privately held Young Broadcasting in an all-stock deal.  The combined company will own or operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets,...
  • BabyFirst, with premium YouTube channel and new investor, expands

    BabyFirst, with premium YouTube channel and new investor, expands
    For a locally based business, babies and moms come first -- on TV and online. BabyFirst, a TV channel dedicated to mothers and children, has recently become a $1.99 a month premium channel on YouTube, and the Century City-based company intends to get...
  • DreamWorks Animation goes Down Under for animated musical

    DreamWorks Animation is turning to the Australian outback for inspiration for its first full-on animated musical. The Glendale-based studio said it had tapped award-winning composer, actor and writer Tim Minchin to help create a musical project called...
  • TV station owners partner with ConnecTV for social media play

     
    ConnecTV launches in January. The social media application is a recognizing that the big screen TV is facing increased competition from tablets and other small screens.10 television station companies are participating with ConnecTV, including Hearst...
  • Google introduces One Pass subscription service for digital newspaper and magazine publishers

     
    Google introduced One Pass, a subscription system for digital publishers that allows companies to charge for their content in various ways and across multiple Websites, mobile apps smart phones and tablets on Wednesday. The service, which Google touted...
  • “Quinceañera” show travels from Tampa to Orlando

     
    “Quinceañera, Florida Quince Guide and Show,” the annual magazine and expo targets young Hispanic girls and parents looking for information to plan and celebrate their Quince, is coming to town. During the recent edition in Tampa Bay  the...
  • Judge's ruling a victory for newspaper

    A federal judge ruled Friday that the government must make public the names of FEMA inspectors and the addresses of disaster aid recipients in a lawsuit brought by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The newspaper filed suit in March 2005 after the Federal...