Tag: Television industry

Dish CEO Charlie Ergen steps aside to focus on wireless

NEW YORK — Charlie Ergen, the founder of satellite TV company Dish, is stepping aside as CEO to focus on the company's wireless business. ...
Matt Lauer is fired at NBC, accused of crude misconduct

NEW YORK — "Today" show host Matt Lauer was fired for what NBC on Wednesday called "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague and was...
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Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner

NEW YORK — AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department...
Big Tobacco’s anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

WASHINGTON — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice. ...
AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era – or Trumpian pique

NEW YORK — The Trump administration's decision to oppose the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger may be clouded by suspicions of political influence. But...
FCC relaxes limits on owning newspapers, TV stations

NEW YORK — Federal regulators have weakened rules meant to support independent local media. ...
Mountain West weighs TV money versus controlling game times

LARAMIE, Wyo. — At the University of Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. ...
Connecticut, other states scaling back government broadcasts

HARTFORD, Conn. — While Connecticut and a handful of states are scaling back broadcasts of governmental proceedings to help cut costs, many others are...
The Latest: Warner Bros. suspends “Supergirl” showrunner

NEW YORK — The Latest on widening sexual harassment and abuse allegations against men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): ...

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