In Depth

Lessons to Take Away From the Year in TV — From Technology to Song-and-Dance Shows, Everything About the Medium Is in Flux

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age If 2012 taught us anything about TV, it was that anyone who still thinks this technology should be centered around a family watching in the living room at a preordained moment is stuck in a time…

2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award Winners Announced

Press release, Dec. 19, 2012: Fourteen winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced today by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Five of this year’s recipients featured international reporting including stories from CBS News, Current TV, FRONTLINE…

Nielsen to Buy Arbitron in $1.26 Billion Deal — Combination Extends Nielsen’s Ratings Monopoly to U.S. Radio

By Jack NeffAdvertising Age Nielsen announced plans to buy Arbitron for $1.26 billion Tuesday morning, extending the company’s monopoly reach on TV ratings in the U.S. to radio as well. Nielsen, already by far the largest research company in the…

“12 to Watch in TV News” in Our December NewsPro

Our cover story, “12 to Watch in TV News,” looks at some journalists and other media professionals who are making a difference, and some of the people who hire them; many are old hands in TV news, including Jeff Zucker,…

Who’s Buying What in Super Bowl 2013 — From Anheuser Busch to Volkswagen, Ads Are Shaping Up for the Big Game

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age It’s never too early to talk about the Super Bowl or Super Bowl commercials. As CBS works to sell the last handful of spots for its 2013 broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII from New Orleans, Ad…

Nominations and Winners of the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Here’s the list of nominees and winners of the Golden Globes. The awards were presented Jan. 13, 2013. TELEVISION Drama Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey WINNER: Homeland Newsroom Comedy or musical The Big Bang Theory Episodes WINNER: Girls Modern Family Smash…

AOL Postpones Premiere of Hip-Hop-Inspired TV Commercial — Split Over Ad’s Creative Direction Led to Departure of CMO

By Jason Del ReyAdvertising Age It was supposed to have it all: a wardrobe from the stylist of the "Mo Money Mo Problems" music video, a Jonah Hill voiceover, and prime ad spots tonight during the telecasts of Monday Night…

Ads in Super Bowl’s Digital ‘Second Screen’ Nearly Sold Out

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age Ad sales for what is just the second live-streaming of the Super Bowl are nearly complete, with CBSSports.com nearly sold out as advertisers seek to dangle their promotions in front of consumers whose familiarity with streaming…

The Daily, News Corp.’s Ambitious Plan to Create a Newspaper for Tablets, to Shut Down Dec. 15

By Nate IvesAdvertising Age News Corp. said on Monday that it is shutting down The Daily, its ambitious but expensive attempt to create an iPad newspaper, on Dec. 15. Following layoffs of a third of its staff this summer, The…