Nate Silver, the New York Times blogger who jumped to ESPN last year, introduced his revamped FiveThirtyEight.com website today as more traditional media companies seek investments in online journalism.
CTC Media Inc., Russia’s largest publicly traded television broadcaster, is transforming itself into a content provider as users switch to watching series online via smartphones, tablets and smart TVs.
Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal expects turn a profit on the Winter Olympics, employing a strategy that uses video clips on Twitter and Facebook to draw viewers to their TV sets, people with knowledge of the situation said.
Comcast Corp.’s $16.7 billion acquisition of the rest of NBC Universal signals Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts’s increased confidence in the prospects for entertainment as a partner for cable distribution.
On Feb. 4, executives of cable operators Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc. gathered at the Manhattan offices of law firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz to discuss Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. It proved to be the final straw for Comcast and its chief executive officer, Brian Roberts.