Alex Ben Block


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FCC’s Genachowski Calls From More Web Regs

Digital

Acknowledging that a court ruling in April undermined the government’s ability to regulate the Internet, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said regulators will draw up more narrowly defined rules to govern [...]

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Cable Biz Weighs Convergence

TV / Video

As the cable TV industry gathers this week in Los Angeles for its annual convention, the theme is convergence between Hollywood and Silicon Valley. That sounds promising, but even as [...]

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Cable Biz Weighs Convergence at NCTA

TV / Video

As the cable TV industry gathers this week in Los Angeles for its annual convention, the theme is convergence with Hollywood and Silicon Valley. That sounds promising, but even as [...]

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After 25 Years, Oprah to End Talk Show

TV / Video

In what is shaping up to be the biggest change in first-run syndication in two decades, Oprah Winfrey will announce on her show today that she will end her daily [...]

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‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ Coming to an End

TV / Video

In what is shaping up to be the biggest change in first-run syndication in two decades, Oprah Winfrey will announce on her show today that she will end her daily [...]

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Brands Take the ‘American Idol’ Stage

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK Each season there is only one American Idol. But the real winners may be the show’s loyal sponsors. Almost since its inception, the show has maintained strong ties [...]

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Brands Take ‘American Idol’ Stage

Brand Marketing

Each season there is only one American Idol. But the real winners may be the show’s loyal sponsors. Almost since its inception, “American Idol” has maintained strong ties with three [...]

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The Story Behind Discovery’s ‘Kindle’ Lawsuit

TV / Video

Discovery Communications chairman and founder John Hendricks waited 17 years for the moment when Amazon and Sony would battle for dominance in the world of portable electronic book readers. That’s [...]