News tagged with media companies

China mulls microblog limits before party meeting

(AP) -- China's Communist Party is preparing for its biggest policy meeting of the year by ratcheting up pressure on social media sites that have fast become forums for information and public expression beyond ...

Oct 14, 2011
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Huff Post visitors pass NYTimes.com: tracker

The Huffington Post received more traffic than the website of The New York Times in May, the first time it has surpassed NYTimes.com in unique visitors, tracking firm comScore said Thursday.

Jun 10, 2011
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Super bowl XLV ads -- don't expect much

John Antil teaches marketing at the University of Delaware. He has devoted more than 20 years to researching Super Bowl advertising. He is currently completing a research project interviewing more than 50 ...

Feb 02, 2011
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Liberty Media gives up stake in Diller's IAC

(AP) -- Barry Diller and John Malone, two media moguls whose partnerships over the past 17 years have been rocky at times, are cutting more of their business ties as Malone's Liberty Media sheds its voting stake in Diller's ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Liberty Global to sell stake to Japan's KDDI

(AP) -- Japan's second-largest telecommunications company, KDDI Corp., said Monday it is acquiring Liberty Global Inc.'s stake in Japan's largest cable TV operator for $4 billion in cash.

Jan 25, 2010
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Time Warner Cable to Comcast: Integration not easy

(AP) -- The chief executive of Time Warner Cable Inc. offers this warning to Comcast Corp. on its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal: Mixing content and distribution is harder to accomplish than it looks.

Dec 08, 2009
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Media execs make case for online fees at FTC panel

(AP) -- Media companies need to deliver compelling information on a variety of electronic devices and overcome readers' resistance to paying for material online, news executives said Tuesday at a government-sponsored ...

Dec 01, 2009
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