Ashton Kutcher as a television morning show host? Aaron Paul as an advertising spokesman for hybrid automobiles?
Autocratic leaders who sign human-rights treaties seek political gain, not material benefits, study says
Since World War II, more than 45 international human-rights treaties have been signed by many of the world's roughly 200 countries. But why do some states sign such accords, especially if they lack a strong human-rights commitment ...
(AP)—The Nielsen company said Tuesday its report last week that ABC's evening newscast had broken a 263-week winning streak by NBC was incorrect.
Consumer research and TV ratings firm Nielsen is buying market research firm Harris Interactive for about $116.6 million.
Farmers in the semiarid central Great Plains have traditionally used a 2-year, no-till, dryland, winter wheat/fallow cropping system, which stretches scarce soil water supplies and minimizes crop failure from water stress. ...
Global warming and forest disturbances may have a silver lining for threatened species of grizzly bears in Alberta, Canada.
Starting next fall, Nielsen will begin counting television programs watched on mobile phones and tablets within its traditional TV ratings.
(AP)—Some people have had it with TV. They've had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don't like timing their lives around network show schedules. They're tired of $100-plus monthly bills.
The company that measures television viewership will soon begin counting people who watch programming through broadband instead of a traditional broadcast or cable hook-up.
Twitter announced Tuesday that it has bought Bluefin Labs to ride the trend of viewers using smartphones or tablet computers to chat at social networks about shows they are watching.