Twitter Gets Its Strongest TV Tie-Up So Far, With an Ambitious Comcast Deal

Talking about TV on Twitter is interesting. Watching TV on Twitter? Very interesting.
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Carrot Flop: Twitter CEO Costolo Finds Lack of Woman on Board Is No Joking Matter

Two men fight over women, of course.

Top NBCU Digital Exec Lauren Zalaznick to Depart Company

The big media exec has been the one of the most interesting and well known in Silicon Valley, having made many efforts to reach out to the tech digerati.


The Disequilibrium of Power: How Retransmission Consent Went So Wrong, and How to Fix It

Local broadcast retransmission consent legislation was never intended to fund NFL rights acquisition and prime-time network programming.

NBC News Scooping Up Mobile Video Site Stringwire

The network is aiming to more easily turn cellphone-toting eyewitnesses into sources for breaking news video.
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Cloud Video Editor FlixMaster Relaunches as Rapt Media

New name, same mission: Fundamentally change online video.

Chernin, Comcast Investing in YouTube Tools Startup Fullscreen

More Old/Big Media companies investing in the world’s biggest video site. This time it’s a $30 million round.
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Blocked! March Madness Heads Farther Behind the Cable Pay Wall.

Yet another big-time sports event moves from free TV to pay TV: The NCAA championship game is set to switch from CBS to Turner next year.
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Here’s a Marissa Mayer M&A Candidate You Haven’t Heard Of

Grab Media, a video distribution company. Tim Armstrong bought one in 2010, and that worked well for him and AOL.


Comcast to Buy Remainder of NBCU From GE

Comcast Corp. is buying General Electric’s 49 percent stake in NBCUniversal for $16.7 billion, taking full control of the television and movie company.

Blake Krikorian Joins FreeWheel Board