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.
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."
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.
Univision Communications this week announced the launch of the Univision Agency, which will centralize the company's advertising and media inventory.
AT&T U-verse announced a long-term renewal of NOVOtv on the network's U200 TV package, it was announced today. The agreement allows AT&T U-verse to roll out NOVOtv's HD channel as well.
Expect to see a lot more of Al Jazeera on your TV in the coming months -- and perhaps an equal amount of chatter about whether it should be there.
The Qatar-based network said that Current TV would be rebranded as as Al Jazeera America, and provide domestic and international news to a US audience.
Owners of Clearwire Corp. are "very unlikely" to accept the $2.90 bid disclosed this morning by Sprint Nextel Corp., an analyst said.
Redbox Instant by Verizon, a joint venture between the kiosk DVD-rental company and the telecommunications giant, will launch a beta version of the new national streaming service later this month that will cost $8 a month, the companies said Wednesday.
James Harding, the editor of the Times newspaper, is to step down after five years at the helm of Rupert Murdoch's flagship title in Britain, News International said Wednesday.
Univision and Bounce TV jointly announced a distribution agreement in which Univision Television Group will carry Bounce TV as a multicast channel of its stations in San Francisco, Boston, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Raleigh and Tampa.
Hispanicize named CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien as co-chairwoman for its fourth annual Hispanic trends event and announced the agenda for its inaugural Hispanic Journalist Showcase.
Jennifer A. Manner, who has more than 20 years of experience as a telecommunications policy and regulatory executive, will report to the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.