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55 min ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Emarketer: Retailers Will See Holiday Boost

Research firm eMarketer estimates that U.S. retail sales will climb 5% in November and December, besting last year's growth rate of 3.4%. Holiday ecommerce sales will grow 16.6% to $72.41 billion, eMarketer predicts, ahead of last year's 15.3% rate.

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5 hrs ago | The BIG One

Clear Channel Now iHeartMedia

New York, NY September 16, 2014 Clear Channel, WTAM's parent company, announced today that it has become iHeartMedia, reflecting the company's success in becoming a one-of-a-kind multi-platform media company with unparalleled reach and impact.

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Related Topix: Clear Channel Outdoor, Clear

9 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Jada Pinkett Smith and Ben McKenzie at the Gotham series premiere event at the New York Library

The actress stars as new character gang boss Fish Mooney in the origins show set in pre-Batman Gotham City, which is due to air on Channel 5 in mid October. Jada said: "I have loved it because it gives my shadow a place to play... safely.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gotham, Batman, Comedy, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Clear Channel renamed iHeartMedia

Clear Channel, the largest radio station operator in the U.S., says it has renamed itself iHeartMedia to reflect its transformation into a multi-platform media company that includes iHeartRadio, its digital radio service. The new company, which is privately held, owns 859 radio stations in more than 150 markets.

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Related Topix: Clear Channel Outdoor, Clear

13 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

'Dancing with the Stars' Recap: Season 19 Premiere

First on the floor a for the last time? Cheryl Burke claimed on "Good Morning America" earlier Monday that this is probably her last season . If she and Antonio Sabato Jr. make it within sniffing distance of at least the semifinals, expect the producers to play up the fact she hasn't won the Mirror Ball since George W. Bush was in office .

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17 hrs ago | NewsFactor

YouTube U.S. Ad Money To Hit $1B

U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. However, the research company estimated that YouTube's share of the U.S. digital video advertising market will decline in the face of rising competition from companies including AOL and Yahoo, which are expanding their online video businesses.

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Related Topix: eMarketer, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Simpsons' Character Groundskeeper Willie Calls for Scotland's Independence

The fan-favorite "Simpsons" character, who has been given some of the choicest lines in the ever-quotable series's 25-year run, offers more words of wisdom in a video Fox released on YouTube. "The most recent polling shows that we are split 50/50 on the matter, and I am hesitant to throw my support to either side - be it the right one or THE OBVIOUSLY WRONG ONE!" says the cantankerous but proud Scot before he starts making the case for why he, and not the pro-independence political leader Salmond, should be put in charge of an independent Scotland.

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WSJ Media and Advertising

How to Dismantle Your Free U2 'Songs of Innocence' Album

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono , The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr during an Apple special event on Sept. 9. Are you an average music fan with an above average disdain for U2 ? Or perhaps just not interested in the fact that the world's "biggest rock band" gifted you their new album "Songs of Innocence" last week? Good news.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., U2, iCloud, Science / Technology

WSJ Media and Advertising

Robin Thicke Was Too High to Write 'Blurred Lines'

"Blurred Lines," the smash Robin Thicke song that was literally everywhere in 2013, is the subject of a legal battle between the Marvin Gaye estate, who say that it rips off Gaye's 1977 tune "Got to Give It Up." Thicke and co-writer Pharrell Williams filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against the family in August 2013 and the family has filed a counter suit.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Robin Thicke

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Ray Donovan' Season 2, Episode 10, 'Volcheck': TV Recap

This week episode of "Ray Donovan" was intense, revealing that even the usually unflappable Ray can unravel under pressure. Ray wakes up on Ashley and Steve's couch after a night of heavy drinking and an uncharacteristic unloading of his life's problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

Fleetwood Today

Fylde business stars scoop awards haul

More than 1,000 business people and guests attended the Be Inspired Business Awards at Blackpool Tower on Fridayorganised by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. As well as picking up awards in 19 categories, the business community was treated to a rousing performance by surprise guest Pete Andre.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Saatchi and Saatchi

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus Publishing Daryl Dixon Fan Art Book

It's no secret that "Walking Dead" star Norman Reedus is a fan favorite of the zombie-apocalypse show. There are numerous online groups devoted to Reedus and his character Daryl Dixon , including the Reedusluts and Dixon's Vixens .

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DM News

Complexity's What Marketers Got, Simplicity's What They Want

Customer insights managers want campaign management tools to remain easy to use, even as they up their games with multi-layered campaigns. Cross-channel campaign management tools such as those offered by IBM, SAP, and RedPoint Global have come a long way in the past two years, according to a review of leading solutions by Forrester Research .

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Bicester Advertiser

Cherry farms miss out on record crops

FARMERS around the country are boasting record cherry sales this year, but the fortunes of those in Oxfordshire have blossomed less well. Advertising agency Red Brick Road said that growers in the UK had shifted some 3,000 tonnes of the fruit to supermarkets - compared with 1,520 tonnes this time last year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

WSJ Media and Advertising

TDC Enters Norwegian Cable TV Market With $2.2 Billion Buy

Danish telecommunications company TDC A/S will buy Norwegian cable TV company Get AS for 13.8 billion Norwegian kroner as it broadens its Scandinavian reach into Norway.

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Related Topix: TDC aS, Telecom

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

'No Good Deed' Does Well at Box Office

It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. Sony Corp.'s Sony Pictures thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Mr. Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the woman he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Adweek

Will Social Media Swag Boost belVita Breakfast Biscuits?

Mondelez and creative shop Droga5 are launching a Twitter campaign tomorrow for belVita breakfast biscuits called "Morning Win Swag Shop." The goal is to gain a foothold in the quick-breakfast market - a space dominated by snack and cereal bars that are made by Kellogg's and Quaker Oats.

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Related Topix: Forrester Research

WSJ Media and Advertising

'The Imitation Game' Wins TIFF People's Choice Award

"The Imitation Game" won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival Sunday, capping the 10-day festival that included premieres and gala screenings of films such as " The Theory of Everything ," "Wild," and " Foxcatcher ." The Weinstein Co.'

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Silicon Alley Insider

Technology Is Radically Changing The Advertising Business - And The Consequences Are Profound

A FEW MONTHS ago Progressive, an insurance company, ran a video ad on Facebook featuring a grown man who acts like a baby and is carried around in a sling. The ad urged youngsters to "act your age" by renouncing their parents' car insurance and buying their own.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPhone

WSJ Media and Advertising

Scotland Weighs 'Once in a Lifetime' Vote

The two sides in Scotland's referendum on independence appealed for support Sunday as polls showed the outcome of a ballot on whether to sever Scotland's 300-year-old union with the rest of the U.K. remains too close to call as campaigning enters its final days.

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