Industry News

Facebook plans to hire a team of editors to work on a news initiative called News Tab, a new section inside of the company’s mobile application that will surface the most recent and relevant stories for readers.
The National Restaurant Association projects overall industry sales will hit a high of $863 billion in 2019, up 3.6 percent from last year.
A group of states is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies- focusing on whether a handful of dominant technology platforms use their marketplace powers to stifle competition.
The editors of Multichannel News are proud to introduce the inaugural Wonder Women in Streaming, a group of 12 influential executives set to be honored at a gala breakfast gathering.
Tegna has launched Vault Studios, its first-ever digital content studio with its first effort geared toward developing podcasts.
Digital media is often a source of wastage because too many marketers dive in head first dismissing the importance of strategic planning and the right safeguarding measures to ensure quality and effectiveness.
Television isn't going away; it's just getting better — to a large degree thanks to the power and performance of sports for advertisers and viewers.
Nielsen’s latest Local Watch report confirms that Americans who consume streamed video content are still big users of traditional broadcast and cable TV.
CBS and Viacom have agreed to merge, creating ViacomCBS, a cable network, film production and broadcasting powerhouse that will include a library of 140,000 premium TV episodes and 3,600 movie titles.
Media planners are enthused about TV’s shift toward selling data-driven segments based on viewer attitudes and buying behavior.

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