High-speed Internet customers of Comcast are going to see their computer service get even faster.
The cable giant is now offering the Semillitas channel, which highlights Hispanic heritage and traditions and is aimed at Hispanic children 5 years and under.
The Washington Post is joining elite newspapers
like the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times in asking
frequent users to pay for reading its reports on the Internet.
Yellow pages publisher Dex One and Texas-based SuperMedia have filed
"pre-packaged" bankruptcy plans in order to move ahead with their merger.
Eleven executives from Comcast, Fox Hispanic Media, Telemundo and other high-profile media outlets have been tapped for Multiethnic TV Leadership Awards, it was announced.
Time Warner said its board of directors has authorized management to go ahead and set up Time Inc. as an independent, publicly traded company by the end of the calendar year.
Media Vista Group LLC (MVG) has completed acquisition of four Univision affiliates in Florida, Missouri and Minnesota.
Glamour magazine has a launched Glam Belleza Latina, a new beauty title aimed at Hispanic women, with Jennifer Lopez on the cover of the premiere issue.
Veteran radio host Carlos Alvarez will be entertaining morning commuters with his new program, "Carlos Alvarez en la Manana" on Super Estrella 107.1 FM in Los Angeles, Entravision Communications Corp. announced.
Famed Washington reporter Bob Woodward denied Friday he said an Obama adviser had threatened him.
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, reported to be on The New York Times Co.'s shortlist of suitors for its Boston Globe, would be a bargain hunter looking to get the Hub newspaper on the cheap from his archrival at the Times, who in turn could use the News Corp. chairman's bid to drive up the price of other offers, according to media analysts.
When the Venezuelan government announced this week it was making the switch to digital broadcasting, it touted the increased number of channels that will be available -- but opposition network Globovision wasn't invited to cross the digital divide.
These days, news organizations are falling all over themselves to engage with readers. Many are taking to Twitter and Facebook to deepen relationships with their audiences. Some even have full-time social-media editors.
CNBC will begin producing the series exclusively for public television from its Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., on March 4.
The New York Times Co. said it has put The Boston Globe and other parts of its New England Media Group up for sale.