Comcast: Rate Hike Likely to Pay for Programming

Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts says the company's gambit in the 1990 and early 2000s to assemble a national cable-TV distribution system is paying dividends for shareholders and that Comcast now has to learn how to make the telecommunications network and NBCUniversal work together.

Comcast to Acquire GE's Interest in NBCUniversal

Comcast Corp. announced today it will acquire GE's entire 49 percent common equity stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture for approximately $16.7 billion. Shuts Down

Hyper local news and social media site has shut down, the company said Thursday.

McClatchy Reports Lower Q4 Profits and Revenue

The McClatchy Co. today reported lower profits and revenue for the fourth quarter, citing disappointing December holiday advertising.

Insightera CEO to Shed Light on Big Data Marketing at Online Marketing Summit

Insightera CEO and Co-founder Mickey Alon, will be showcasing Insightera's personalization platform at the Online Marketing Summit (OMS), February 11 - 13 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.

Super Bowl Ads: Clydesdale Wins by a Nose

Anheuser-Busch climbed back into the saddle with the Super Bowl's top commercial -- a heart-tugging tale of the bond between a trainer and the Budweiser Clydesdale he raised.

Zeke Montes, Hispanic Print Pioneer, Dies at Age 64

Ezequiel "Zeke" Montes Jr., president of the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP), and Tele Guia publisher and CEO, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from complications due to pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.

Time Inc Sacks 6 Percent of Workforce

Time Inc is sacking 6-percent of its workforce, or around 480 employees, the company said Wednesday in an employee memo.

Automakers Tease Super Bowl Ads Via Social Media

This year, automakers will return to the Super Bowl in full force, hoping to make big impressions with their cars.

LA Dodgers, Time Warner Cable Deal Could Top $8 Billion

Continuing a theme of boldly going where no previous ownership has gone before, the Dodgers are close to a deal where they would launch their own channel in a partnership with Time Warner Cable starting in 2014.

Don't Write Off Print Ads Just Yet

Last week, USA TODAY announced the results of its first print advertising contest -- $1 million in advertising space going to the winner of the best print ad -- and the winner turns out to be not an advertising agency, but, instead, Google Creative Labs.

Condoleezza Rice Takes Job as CBS Contributor

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has joined CBS as a contributor, as announced Sunday morning during Face the Nation.

Liguori Named CEO of Tribune Co.

Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.

Tribune's Bankruptcy Revealed Cutthroat, Complex Industry

Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a "multiconstituent melee."

Alvarez Named MVP for Modesto JC Football Squad

Modesto Junior College slotback Brian Alvarez, who set school records for single-game receiving yards, single-season and career receptions, was named the Pirates' MVP on offense.

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