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The pressure continues on Nielsen as data from rival Comscore contradict Nielsen’s metrics showing that TV usage went down during the pandemic.
News Press & Gazette Broadcasting, a family-owned company has no plans to get swallowed up in the industry’s consolidation trend and is very interested in picking up more stations itself.
In a letter to TV networks and other clients, Nielsen said it is still working to “resolve outstanding maintenance needs” and will likely not complete that work until the end of May.
Leaders of the Black-Owned Media Matters movement will gather to showcase programming and talk about economic inclusion in the U.S. advertising industry during the Black-Owned Media Upfront 2021.
TEGNA announced its expanding its fact-checking VERIFY franchise to reach across the country. Evolving it beyond a product that lives primarily on TV and station websites, to being a national platform that exists on both TV and digital.
Six television stations in Grand Rapids, Mich. —WOTV, WOOD, WXSP-CD, WOLP, WWMT, and WXMI —became the latest in the nation to begin broadcasting with NextGen TV, also known as ATSC 3.0.
Ad-supported streaming services are set to attract more advertising dollars as marketers face limited supply of commercials on broadcast and cable channels.
Networks and distributors represented by the VAB, said that reported TV usage has turned up noticeably since Nielsen resumed at-home servicing of its sample homes.
Katz Media Group Adds to its Portfolio of Solutions for Advertisers with the Launch of Katz Live, the first-ever live streaming marketplace with exclusive digital feeds of music, sports, esports and entertainment.
TVB says TV advertising is the best way to reach Mother’s Day shoppers. The GfK 2021 Purchase Funnel data shows that 54% of in store shoppers and 53% of online shoppers picked linear TV as the most important influence on their product awareness.
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