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  • Univision, Disney Look at English News Channel Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Univision and Walt Disney are in talks to create a 24-hour news channel for Latinos in English, two sources close to the negotiations said Monday.

  • Super Bowl XLVI: It's All About the Second Screen Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 4:23 PM ET
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    While the Patriots and the Giants battle it out, the two screens that battle for consumers attention—your smartphone and TV—are teaming up.

  • The 10 Biggest Super Bowl Ad Spenders Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
    A Super Bowl advertisement is the most expensive ad in television, and with the game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots expected to be the most-watched event of the year, there’s no doubt consumers will be paying attention. It’s a unique opportunity for advertisers, since Super Bowl ads have virtually become in-game content: for fans watching at home. This year’s ads on cost $3.5 million on average for every 30 seconds. Which advertisers have believed that the Super Bowl ad is

    Here are the top 10 Super-Bowl advertisers, ranked by total ad dollars spent in the past 10 years (2002-2011), according to media valuation firm Kantar Media.

  • Strong Growth in Europe: CEO Liberty Global Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 1:30 PM ET
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    Michael Fries, chief executive of cable operator Liberty Global sits down with CNBC to discuss its growth strategy.

  • Strong Demand for Media Technology: Comcast CEO Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 7:32 AM ET
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    Consumer demand for media technology is strong, and small- and medium-sized businesses will be a growth area for media technology in the next few years, the chairman and CEO of Comcast told CNBC Thursday.

  • Goldman Makes Money for the Romneys Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 2:37 PM ET
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    After a long, controversial wait, Mitt Romney released details of his federal tax returns on Tuesday, inciting a flurry of wide-eyed analysis from those curious to see exactly how Mr. Romney’s personal finances stack up. The New York Times reports.

  • Media M&A on the Rise Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 10:32 AM ET
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    Get ready for a busy year of media mergers and acquisition activity – that’s the headline from PwC’s Entertainment and Media Report.

  • Oscars May Give News Corp. a Much-Needed Boost Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
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    The Academy Awards may give News Corp. the most-needed revenue following an abysmal year at the box office through increased viewership of its two best picture-nominated films — “The Descendants” and “Tree of Life.”

  • General Electric Profit Beats Forecast, Revenue Misses Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 10:06 AM ET
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    The industrial conglomerate reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations but revenue missed, sending its shares sharply lower in pre-market trading on Friday.

  • 2012 - The Year You Rightsize Your Finances Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 1:27 PM ET
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    I’m a big proponent of rightsizing personal finances to match one’s goals and desired lifestyle, with the ultimate aim of a seamless transition to retirement. That’s right: retirement.

  • Primetime Shows With the Most Product Placement Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 12:53 PM ET
    When a company pays for its product to be featured in a movie or a television show to increase brand awareness, it’s called product placement. This form of advertising has been around almost as long as movies and television shows themselves, and has long been a secondary source of income for networks and content producers. When factoring in commercial-skipping technology like DVR and on-demand programming, product placement becomes even more attractive for advertisers.However, this type of brand

    Nielsen has compiled the top programs with product placement, and the following is a list ranked by number of product placement occurrences in 2011.

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    Disney and Comcast have struck a comprehensive, 10-year distribution deal, covering 70 Disney networks and services including ESPN and ABC.

  • Skip Bonds, Buy Stocks: Oakmark's Bill Nygren Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 1:20 PM ET

    Investors should have a long-range plan and buy stocks rather than bonds, Oakmark Fund portfolio manager Bill Nygren tells CNBC.

  • 20 Stocks with the Potential to Pop (Q4 2011) Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 4:31 PM ET
    It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down?To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com took a look at

    From the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Click to find out.

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    NBC is paying $950 million a year to extend its rights to Sunday Night Football through the 2022 season. But NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus told “CNBC SportsBiz” that he’s confident the entire NBC Universal family will make a profit off the investment.

  • Goldman Sachs' Consumer Stock Best Buys for 2012 Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 12:29 PM ET
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    Goldman Sachs' latest "Conviction List" for the Americas, a roster of "buy"-rated U.S. stocks, highlights 11 consumer companies. TheStreet.com details the profiles, market cap, potential upside and 2011 return of these companies.

  • For Chase, a TV Show to Promote Its Charity Saturday, 10 Dec 2011 | 9:37 AM ET
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    In a gambit to promote its charitable work — and maybe polish its image, which has suffered since the financial collapse in 2008 — JPMorgan Chase is financing and sponsoring the “American Giving Awards,” which will be televised by NBC on Saturday night.

  • Cable, Netflix Should Fear Verizon's Web Plans Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:56 PM ET
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    Reports that Verizon is working on a web TV service sent Verizon shares higher and Netflix shares lower. The media has been focused on how this would impact Netflix, but the cable and satellite TV giants should also be in the spotlight.

  • Stocks End Flat, but Post 7% Weekly Gain Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 6:48 PM ET

    Stocks erased most of their earlier gains to finish near the flatline in thin trading Friday, as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend following a robust rally all week. Still, all three major averages posted an impressive gain of over 7 percent for the week.

  • Futures Hold Strong Gains After Jobs Report Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Futures held their sharp gains Friday following news employment growth picked up momentum in November while the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years.