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Michael Malone

CBS Stations, Weigel Partner on Oldies Digi-Net Decades

The classic TV subchannel space is getting another player when CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting launch Decades, which CBS calls “the ultimate TV time capsule.” The channel will debut on the 16 CBS-owned and operated stations’ digital channels in the second quarter of 2015. ...

Chattanooga Broadcast Icon Masingill Dies

Luther Masingill, Chattanooga television and radio icon and an inaugural member of the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame, died in his sleep Oct. 20. He was 92. ...

Gannett Broadcast Revenue Up 105%

With an expanded TV station portfolio, Gannett reported third quarter operating revenues of $1.44 billion, an increase of 15.2% compared to the third quarter of 2013. Broadcasting Segment showed revenue growth of almost 105%. Due primarily to the acquisition of Belo Corp. Digital Segment, revenue grew 4.4% while Publishing revenue was down 3.6%. ...

Newsrooms Pretty Positive About New Strategy

There's plenty of doom and gloom—and shootings and fires and highway pileups—in Chicago’s TV news. But WMAQ seeks to counter the downer mix with some upbeat content—individuals and companies and clubs doing right by Chicagoans—reported under the banner Making a Difference. The segments debuted in the news in January, and WMAQ launched a spinoff franchise—what David Doebler, president...

David F. Poltrack

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