Summit Notebook

from MediaFile:

GlobalMedia-ABC News in talks with Bloomberg

November 29, 2010

MEDIA-SUMMIT/DISNEYThe news divisions at the big networks have been in a world of hurt lately as advertisers seek out younger consumers and viewers. This has lead to big cutbacks in staffing and resources over the years as the networks strive to keep profit margins from deteroirating even further.

from MediaFile:

Desperately seeking hits: MPG

December 1, 2008

Are people going to watch more TV because they've no money to go out? According to media buying and planning agency MPG -- a subsidiary of Havas, the world's sixth-largest ad firm -- the answer is no, unless the TV networks come up with better shows.

from MediaFile:

It’s Midway or the highway for Redstone

December 1, 2008

Sumner Redstone is selling low -- way low. Here's The Wall Street Journal with the news: