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Complete Transcript of CNN Interview with Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton on Dec. 19, 2014. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Conducts the Interview

FAREED ZAKARIA, HOST:   Joining me now is Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, as well as the chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment. In other words, he is the boss at the companies behind “The Interview,” the…

Former CBS Newsman Richard C. Hottelet, Last of ‘Murrow’s Boys,’ Is Dead at 97

Announcement from CBS News, Dec. 17, 2014: Richard C. Hottelet, the last living member of the famed “Murrow’s Boys,” whose World War II radio reports for CBS under the direction of Edward R. Murrow set the standard for broadcast journalism,…

2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award Winners Announced

Announcement from the Columbia Journalism School, Dec. 17, 2014: Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism today announced 14 winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. Investigative journalism will win seven awards spread across network television, radio, online and at…

Full List of Nominations for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards

List posted Dec. 11, 2014, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA THE AFFAIR                                                                         SHOWTIME SHOWTIME Presents, SHELEG, HIGLEWATER DOWNTON ABBEY                                                           PBS A Carnival Films/Masterpiece Co-Production in association with NBCUniversal GAME OF THRONES                                                         HBO HBO Entertainment…

Nominees Announced for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Ceremony will be Simulcast Live on Sunday, January 25, 2015 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT) Here’s the full list of nominees from the Screen Actors Guild: THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor…

Nielsen at a Tipping Point? Accelerating Change Confronts Methodical Researchers — Viewers Falling Out of Nielsen’s Core Competency: Live TV

By Jeanine Poggi Advertising Age Nielsen’s TV measurement first faced a major crisis of confidence more than 20 years ago, amid growing skepticism from networks and surprising ratings fluctuations. “When those numbers became unreliable, inconsistent, inaccurate, unexplainable,” a TV researcher…

Digital Ad Spending to Pass TV in U.S. by 2017, New Forecast Says — Magna Predicting Global Media Growth of 4.8% to $536 billion in 2015

By Alexandra Bruell Advertising Age Global ad revenue will grow 4.8% to $536 billion in 2015, according to a new forecast from Magna Global. That’s roughly in line with the group’s last forecast, in June, when it said it expected…

2015 Writers Guild Awards Television, New Media, News, Radio, & Promotional Writing Nominations Announced

Press release from the Writers Guild of America, West, and the Writers Guild of America, East, Dec. 4, 2014: The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement…

Evan Shapiro Named Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprises, NBCUniversal

Press release from NBCUniversal, Dec. 2, 2014: NBCUniversal announced today that Evan Shapiro has been named Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprises. In this newly created role, Shapiro will work on the company-wide strategic development of digital opportunities to reach emerging…

Bud’s Clydesdales Are Alive and Kicking — A-B InBev Refutes Internet Speculation, Says Horses Will Continue to Play ‘Strong Role’

By E.J. Schultz Advertising Age Despite reports on Monday suggesting otherwise, Budweiser’s Clydesdales are not being relegated to the barn. Indeed the iconic horses will remain a significant part of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s marketing playbook, including appearing in an upcoming Super…