E.W. Scripps Co., a company that is working to move beyond its roots in newspapers, is buying a humor site that was borne out of a cult-favorite magazine. Scripps will buy Cracked from Demand Media…
Watchup Streaming-News Startup Expands Local TV Reach in Deals with Meredith, E.W. Scripps and Others
Watchup, a Tribune Media-backed startup with a service that personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices, has expanded its reach to about 80% of the local markets in the U.S. through deals with…
The uncoupling of newspaper and television chains into separate operations continued Wednesday, as shareholders for E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications approved a merger that creates separate…
Even newspaper companies don’t want to depend on newspapers any longer. Gannett Co. once had a reputation for being the nation’s most disciplined manager of print publications that could be as large…
Two more TV station groups are merging in an effort to achieve greater scale and separate broadcast and newspaper holdings. E.W. Scripps Co. has set a deal with Journal Communications that will…
The E.W. Scripps Co., which owns 19 local TV stations and newspapers in 13 markets, has acquired digital-video news provider Newsy for $35 million as part of its strategy to build a national brand…
“RightThisMinute,” a broadcast strip devoted to viral news of the web, has expanded its national reach to 85% of the country. Syndie show has recently added markets including Portland, Pittsburgh…
The station marketplace is morphing into mega groups as owners seek economies of scale.
MGM TV has inked a deal to handle national syndication of the daytime syndie strip "RightThisMinute.com," a roundup of top web videos.
As TV networks look for more ways to keep viewers from switching channels, they're looking to their talent to embrace the second screen and chat with fans.
The history of mobile television has been rocky at best.