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Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST LICENSED RADIO STATION Profile America — Saturday, August 20th. The nation's first radio station licensed by the federal government began broadcasting in Detroit on this date in 1920 — station 8MK, now operating as WWJ. The station…

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Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire digital media assets as part of the bankruptcy proceedings of Gawker Media Group, Inc. and related companies that produce content under a series of original brands that reach nearly 50 million readers per month, according to…

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Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced that Bahakel Communications, a leading media company that owns and operates 14 television and radio stations across the United States, has signed a multiyear agreement for Nielsen's Local Television Measurement. Bahakel has renewed Nielsen services for stations in all five of their television markets including…

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McDonald's USA will televise its 13th annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the fourth consecutive year on the national cable television network Black Entertainment Television® (BET®). Hosted by actor/photographer Lance Gross alongside actress/singer Amber P. Riley, the program will initially air Thursday, September 1 at 9:00 p.m. EST/8:00 p.m. CST. Those…

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Grupo Clarín S.A. today announced that its Board of Directors approved a split-up (escisión) (the "Split-up") of  Grupo Clarín's equity interest in Cablevisión S.A ("Cablevisión"), the subsidiary that operates Grupo Clarín's cable television, internet and data transmission businesses, into a new Argentine corporation under the name of Cablevisión Holding S.A.…

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Today, Participant Media announced that as part of an overall reevaluation of the business, the company would be focusing its efforts and investments behind content creation and social impact, and exiting the business of owning and operating its TV cable network, Pivot. Commenting on this restructuring, Participant Media CEO David…

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YuppTV, the largest OTT player in South-Asian content has entered into a strategic partnership with ScoopWhoop media, the internet media company for online Indians. The association is set to host ScoopWhoop’s most exclusive viral content at YuppTV Bazaar, India’s leading online marketplace for video on demand, by YuppTV. YuppTV is…

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TPG Capital, the global private equity fund of leading alternative asset firm TPG, today announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two regional broadband services providers, RCN Telecom Services, LLC (“RCN”) and Grande Communications Networks LLC (“Grande”), in separate transactions from ABRY Partners (“ABRY”) for $1.6 billion and…

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Caracol Television, one of Colombia's main television networks, once again used Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)  broadcast-based Vyvx Solutions to distribute the international feed of an annual Latin American soccer tournament, 3 to 26 June, from different U.S. soccer stadiums to Caracol Television's studios in Bogotá, Colombia. Key Facts:…

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Wondery is today announcing the launch of its first original scripted podcast series, Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape. With this launch, the network intends to introduce audio drama to a new generation of listeners and jump-start a new golden age of audio drama in the US. Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape will…