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YouTube and Warner Music Group have been stuck in a stand-off since December, when Warner pulled all of its artists' clips - both professional music videos and user-generated content using its songs - from the site.
Today Disney announced the first-ever digital children's book platform, which also happens to be the media giant's first digital subscription business.
As Advertising Week wraps up here in New York, one major marketer, Budweiser, is sponsoring what it hopes will be the next hot sport to succeed Poker - Ping Pong!
In this era of Facebook ads and company-customer interaction through Twitter, direct marketing that shows up in your mail box seems incredibly outdated. I mean, junk mail? Really?
As CNBC spends the month examining the economic melt down one year ago and how far we've come, Michael Moore takes the one-year anniversary to release his new documentary, "Capitalism: A Love Story" which skewers the financial system. The documentary doesn't look at the big banks that failed, but at the people who suffered. And yes, the title is ironic: Capitalism is the bad guy.
The most popular social network-Facebook- is teaming up with the most powerful media measurement giant-Nielsen-to prove that social media ads work. At Advertising Week in New York I sat down with Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer in her first live TV interview since taking the post last year.
At Advertising Week in New York I had a chance to sit down with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in his first TV interview since taking over the troubled company. As AOL heads towards an IPO, spinning off from Time Warner before the end of the year, Armstrong is hard at work turning the division known for its subscription web mail service - a revenue stream that no longer exists - into an ad-oriented, content-driven company.
Guitar Hero may not be ad supported but the music video game brand certainly knows about using ads to lure consumers; that's the subject of the panel its CEO, Dan Rosensweig, participated in during Advertising Week's morning session today.
The sixth annual Ad Week kicks off today at the New York Times building in midtown Manhattan. Everyone who was here last year can't help but reminisce about the financial meltdown that unfolded during September 2008's event. Last year ad spending was already starting to decline, so this year the big question is whether the ad dollars are coming back and, if so, where will they go?
The forecast was bright at the box-office for "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs," which earned $30.1 million to lead this weekend's films.
After nearly four decades with the company, Dick Cook has announced that he's stepping down as studio boss immediately.
Even Hollywood insiders were shocked by the news late Friday that Dick Cook, the Walt Disney veteran and beloved chairman of Walt Disney Studios is stepping down immediately.
For the music industry, the soundtrack for last year's vampire romance movie Twilight" was practically a miracle. So like vampires drawn to the scent of blood, record labels, publishers and artist managers have spent much of the last year aggressively pursuing “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which opens on Nov. 20.
Google just doesn't stop with the book-related news. Also this week Google has acquired a start-up called reCaptcha, that aims to be a win-win for the web giant.
There's no question that the publishing industry is struggling and Dan Brown's latest book is providing a much-needed jolt of energy. The author of "Da Vinci Code" still has the magic touch six years later; his latest book sold over a million hardcover copies in the US, UK, and Canada since its Tuesday release. Bertelsmann's Random House says this is its best first day of sales for an adult fiction-title ever.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the keenly anticipated Florida theme park, will open in the spring and allow visitors to tour Hogwarts, buy quidditch gear and drink butterbeer.
Adobe, which is best known for its Photoshop, Flash, and Acrobat software, is looking in an entirely new direction with its $1.8 billion acquisition of web analytics company Omniture.
Silicon Valley's watching Twitter to see whether and how it turns its popularity into profits. The social media site's new terms of service have everything to do with the goal of improving the service and starting a revenue stream.
It's been six years since Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" debuted, which has since sold more than 40 million copies, and now he's trying to break records and wow booksellers yet again.
Today NBC launches Jay Leno's new hour-long primetime show at 10 pm as part of a plan for the network to bring down costs and take a different approach to its primetime lineup.
Apple's first original show, "Vital Signs," will star rapper and Beats Electronics co-founder Dr. Dre.
Nomura tech analyst Anthony DiClemente explains why Netflix still maintains its real leverage on global media.
Disruptive technology and changing viewing habits shift assessment of cable and satellite TV. Financial Times reports.
NEW YORK— New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested. Police say Khanukov waved the weapon-like object while standing behind a WNBC-TV reporter during a live broadcast in front of Brooklyn Supreme Court. It happened Wednesday afternoon as...
Discussing pressure on media stocks Viacom and Disney, and whether to bet on each company's pipeline, with Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital senior equity analyst.
Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group, weighs in on Disney's earnings and shares his thoughts on the outlook for the company.