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UniMás Grew its Audience Season-over-Season Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 & Adults 18-34

In the current 2013/2014 season, UniMás reported primetime audience growth among Total Viewers 2+ (+13%), Adults 18-49 (+9%) and Adults 18-34 (+6%) over the comparable weeks in the 2012/2013 season.

'Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak' to Simulcast on Discovery Channel & Discovery Fit & Health on Thursday, September 18

Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health announced today that the networks will simulcast EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK which premieres Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10PM.

Brocade Strengthens Its NFV Play

Brocade's acquisition of Vistapointe puts it in a better position in regard to the SDN and NFV market.

Conan Doyle Estate Asks Supreme Court To Put Sherlock Holmes Back Under Copyright

10 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For a while now, we've been following the lawsuit concerning whether or not Sherlock Holmes is in the public domain. Back in June the 7th Circuit appeals court ruled that Holmes was in the public domain, followed up by a more thorough slamming of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Estate in a follow-up ruling concerning rewarding attorneys' fees. Show More Summary

Discovery Unveils Details Of Nik Wallenda’s Chicago Skyscraper Tightrope Walk

Discovery has set November 2 for Nik Wallenda's Chicago skyscraper tightrope walk. Using dozens of cameras positioned across the city and on helicopters,  Discovery will follow Wallenda's attempted two-part walk, without net or harness, at night, in one of the windiest sections of Chicago. Show More Summary

Anti-Censorship Veteran Judy Platt Celebrates 35 Years With the AAP

13 minutes agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Judy Platt with Salman Rushdie, Sept 2004 Judy Platt is celebrating her 35th anniversary at The Association of American Publishers. The organization honored Platt with a lunch in DC today. As Director, Free Expression Advocacy, Platt...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson Should Stay Suspended, Minn. Gov. Says

Vikings great Fran Tarkenton says he's "embarrassed" by the team's decision and a sponsor cuts ties read more

Mashable’s Ashley Codianni to Join CNN Politics Digital

19 minutes agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Ashley Codianni, Mashable’s director of news video and the person who brought the DC version of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets,” will soon reunite with her former NowThis News colleague Ed O’Keefe as a senior producer and digital correspondent...Show More Summary

How Linking to Knowledge Could Boost News Media

21 minutes agoMedia / New Media : Monday Note

  A key way to differentiate value-added news from commodity contents is to rework the notion of linking. Thanks to semantics and APIs, we could move from dumb links to knowledge linking.  Most media organizations are still stuck in version 1.0 of linking. Show More Summary

Comcast CEO "Cautiously Optimistic" on Approval for Time Warner Cable Acquisition

"The process is underway in earnest and we've got many states and local communities to already approve of the transfer," the exec stated on Tuesday read more

Gawker Media Moving to Flatiron District

24 minutes agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

On the heels of Nick Denton scoring the #7 spot on Joe Pompeo‘s list of “The 50 Most Influential People in LGBT Media” for The Advocate, there is a larger and much more significant multiple-of-seven Gawker number: 114. That’s the address on Fifth Avenue where the company will soon relocate. Show More Summary

Apple Watch Is And Isn’t…

24 minutes agoMedia / New Media : Monday Note

  The Apple Watch isn’t just another iDevice, a “wearables” accessory to the Apple ecosystem. It’s a bold attempt to create a new kind of wrist-worn personal computer that looks like a smartwatch. In previous Monday Notes dealing with...Show More Summary

Dr. Strangelove vs. ISIS

In the past there have been films about the absurdity of war and political madness. The Marx Brothers explored it in the brilliant Duck Soup. The Mouse that Roared looked at a country declaring war on the United States in order to get foreign aid; Dr. Show More Summary

'Gotham' Executive Producer Explains How They Decide Which Villains To Put In The Show

Fox's most-anticipated new show of the fall season is definitely Batman prequel series, "Gotham." The show will serve as an origin story telling not only how the billionaire Bruce Wayne eventually becomes the Dark Knight, but also how his most compelling foes transformed into some of the Caped Crusader's most dangerous villains. Show More Summary

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Celebrates First Anniversary on ‘Fox & Friends’

Fox & Friends co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck celebrated one year with the morning show this morning. Hasselbeck’s co-hosts came with gifts. Steve Doocy gave her a framed picture of the New York Times advertisement that promoted her joining the show. Show More Summary

You Say You Want Some Revolutions? - Famed Academic Physician Dr Milton Packer's Endless Alternating Turns as Drug Company Spokesperson and FDA Advisor

Last week, we noted we again discussed the web of conflicts of interest that is draped over medicine and health care, and seems responsible for much of our current health care dysfunction. We have discussed examples of conflicts of interest affecting clinical research, clinical teaching, clinical care, and health care policy. Show More Summary

Afternoon Video: Preview Of Tonight's PBS NewsHour Teacher Preparation Segment

Here's a preview of the PBS NewsHour segment on Elizabeth Green's teacher preparation book; the full version is slated to air tonight.

GOP Ag Commissioners say “Ditch the Rule”

29 minutes agoIndustries / Agriculture : AgWired

Members of the Republican Agriculture Commissioners Committee hosted a conference call Monday to discuss the impact of federal overreach on agriculture in the United States and back the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) in calling for the proposed “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule to be withdrawn. Show More Summary

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