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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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‘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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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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Google Sites Audience Hits 246 Million, Topping Industry

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google sites were at the head of U.S. internet properties in November, based on unique visitors. They posted over 246 million according to comScore, ahead of ...
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football

With NFL Playoff Weeks Away, Cowboys and Dolphins Post Most Expensive Tickets

Just two weeks remain in the NFL regular season, but don’t let that fool you: plenty of action is left on tap. With just four playoff spots filled entering Week ...
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50 Great Disney Characters on 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney’s Death

The media empire known as Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) got off to a rocky start in 1923 as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Its first series of films, "Alice's ...
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Amazon Prime Video Will Be in Over 200 Countries

The war for global supremacy in the streaming video sector just heated up. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) said Prime Video would be available in over 200 countries and territories, which ...
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New York Times Shares Surge as It Breaks Free From an Industry Problem

So far this year, share price increases among newspaper companies have been related more to mergers and acquisitions than financial performance. New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) has broken that pattern, ...
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