| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday.
Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...
| Aug 9, 2009
Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance.
That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...
| Dec 20, 2000
Wearing a white steamship captain's hat with shiny black visor, a turtleneck and tailored red blazer, George A. Lewis was the natty nautical personification of "Captain Chesapeake."
As the imaginary bay mariner, the avuncular Mr. Lewis was a fixture on...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Dec 6 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on
several U.S.-listed companies, including IBM and Home Depot, on Friday.
* IBM, Accenture : Cowen downgrades stocks to market perform
* Boeing :...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I started out looking for a needle in a haystack before realizing the real story was the state of the haystack.
I initially set my sights on answering the question of what ABC's eight O&O stations plan to do next year with the key time period (the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce Committee, wants the Federal Communications Commission to hold off on approving any big television deals until a report on consolidation in the broadcasting industry is released.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what my tweets are worth.
The Skinny: Another pathetic display by the Redskins has left me in a sour mood. Actually, the good part about living on the West Coast is I have a few hours to get over the loss before...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry.
The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my cat to stop eating my Mac power cord.
The Skinny: I took a break from the Colts-Broncos game Sunday night when it looked like a blowout and found myself getting sucked into the Food Network's new show "Guy's...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah.
On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to propose eliminating a key component of its television ownership rules that could have significant implications for broadcasters.
Under review is the value the FCC puts on a UHF signal...