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1 hr ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

"Sharknado 2" Generates More Tweets Than Original

New figures from Nielsen show "Sharknado 2: The Second One" generated 581-thousand tweets during its premiere on SyFy Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Twitter

5 hrs ago | MediaPost

Stats, Stats, & Stats: Mobile by ...

Along with the massive growth of mobile has come an equally large amount of research tracking and measuring its rise, with many benchmarks along the way.

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13 hrs ago | CiteULike

The Relationship Between Brand-Specific Alcohol Advertising on...

Background Being able to investigate the relationship between underage drinkers' preferences for particular brands and their exposure to advertising for those brands would represent a significant advance in alcohol marketing research.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Nielsen and Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance to Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions

Together, the two companies will develop and bring to market next-generation media planning and inventory management solutions.

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Related Topix: Media Planning, Marketing

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID

AmericanBankingNews.com

Nielsen Hldg Shares Down 3.1% After Insider Selling

Nielsen Hldg 's share price was down 3.1% on Tuesday following insider selling activity, Stock Ratings Network reports.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC 33/40

CBS shifts schedule to boost ratings for 'Extant'

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Entertainment, Drama, Reality TV, IGN Entertainment

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Nielsen's top prime-time programs for July 21-27

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Time Warner, Computers, East Providence, RI

Across The Board

Press: The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves Again

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index , which had improved in June, increased in July.

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Hispanic Business

Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

We continue to extend our leadership positions in both retail and audience measurement with meaningful innovation and great execution.

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Related Topix: Call, ID

The Jersey Journal

'Sharknado 2' storms Hudson River with N.J.'s Ian Ziering, Tara Reid

The beast attacked Twitter like a stealthy Great White. It gave little warning, save an uber-campy trailer .

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, 90210, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Tara Reid, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ian Ziering, Twitter

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MediaPost

StrawberryFrog 'Hearts' Ehrmann Mixim Greek Yogurt

Chobani and Danone both spend hundreds of millions in advertising to drive Greek yogurt sales.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Lionel N. Sterling was re... )--CF Industries Holdings, Inc. today announced that it expects to report its second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, after the market cl... )--CafePress and Marvel today launched an extensive line of fan-generated apparel and consumer products showcasing the newly popularized heroes of Guardians of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gaming, Gentiva Health Services, MTR Gaming Group

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scoop

NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

AUCKLAND: 25 July 2014 - New Zealand consumer confidence decreased one index point to 99 in Q2 2014, six points higher than the same time period a year ago according to consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Billboard

Blake Shelton's 'Story' Resumes at No. 1

The set makes a record return to No. 1 on Top Country Albums. Plus, moves for Maddie & Tae, Joe Nichols and Lady Antebellum.

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Related Topix: 9, Blake Shelton, Country, Lady Antebellum, Joe Nichols, Waylon Jennings

Business Wire

Nielsen Declares Quarterly Dividend

The dividend is payable on September 11, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Critical Media

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless

It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit.

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Related Topix: The Strain, Entertainment, Television, CBS, Media, Showtime Networks

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CSP

Nielsen: Altria - Marks' Up the E-Cig Segment

Just one month into the national rollout of MarkTen, Altria Group Inc. is already establishing itself as a leader of the electronic-cigarette segment.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Pompano Beach, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Nielsen and Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance to Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions

Together, the two companies will develop and bring to market next-generation media planning and inventory management solutions.

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Related Topix: Media Planning, Marketing, Nielsen Online

AmericanBankingNews.com

Nielsen Hldg Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Nielsen Hldg has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports .

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