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Netflix 40 Times More Popular Than Porn in Hotel Rooms

By now, we've all heard how new media technology often builds its audience on the back of porn: VHS beat BetaMax when porn producers adopted the cheaper VHS technology and ...
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Wall Street Loves Meredith Because It Isn’t a Publishing Company

Meredith Corp. (NYSE: MDP) may be in the midst of a buyout or merger with Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME), America's largest magazine publisher, but Wall Street, ironically, loves the company ...
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social media

Social Media Short Interest Sinks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Skyscrapers

24/7 Wall St. Launches City Stat Sites for 20 Major Cities

24/7 Wall St. has launched city statistics sites for 20 major cities. These sites will give residents in each of these cities information about its metro demographics, municipal financials and ...
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10 Top-Rated TV Shows for the Last Week of November

According to data released Monday by Nielsen, nine of 10 top-rated television programs were shown on just three broadcast networks. NBC, a division of Comcast Corp. (NYSE: CMCSA) led with ...
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Top 10 TV Ads for December 2016

A well-established metric by which to measure television advertising is how memorable the ad is. The more memorable the ad, the more bang for the advertiser's buck, because consumers are ...
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Why the 2017 Disney Bull-Bear Case May Have Low Bar for Expectations

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) managed to return just 0.67% for shareholders in 2016, with a $104.22 closing price on the last day in December. Its paltry dividend yield accounted ...
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Music online

Music Streaming Tops 250 Billion Songs in 2016

Anyone who still believes that buying CDs or downloads are going to drive the music industry going forward has not been paying attention. Maybe new data from industry researchers at ...
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3 Executives Twitter Cannot Afford to Lose

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) continues to bleed talent. Its chief technology officer, Adam Messinger, has resigned. So has the leader of its China operations, Kathy Chen. CEO Jack Dorsey has a ...
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Newspapers

Despite Late Year Drop, McClatchy Leads Newspaper Stock Performance

Debt-laden newspaper company McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI) pulled itself off the penny stock list with a midyear one-for-10 stock split in June, and then posted impressive gains until well into ...
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China

CGTN Reinvents China’s National TV Broadcaster, but Not Its Owner

China Central Television (CCTV), the TV mouthpiece of the People's Republic of China, has reinvented itself starting with the New Year as China Global Television Network (CGTN), an attempt to make ...
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moviegoers

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII,’ Other Sequels Lead List of 2017 Most Anticipated Movies

As has been the case for a number of years now, movie producers can rely on sequels as much as or more than films that have not used characters or ...
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Half of 2016’s Top Grossing Movies Were Comic Book Adaptations

Of the 10 top grossing movies worldwide in 2016, half came from the Buena Vista studio of Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). Three were produced by Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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social media

Short Interest in Social Media Stocks Falls

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Twitter

Donald Trump Cannot Save Twitter

The president-elect has turned Twitter into a replacement, in terms of covering the head of the world's most powerful nation, for network television news, cable television news, radio news, newspapers ...
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