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Media & Comm, editor's picks

Here are the editor'stop picks for the week.

Wheeler'sfinal months

With FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's tenure winding down, SNLKagan reviews the major regulatory orders that will define his legacy, and considerswhich, if any, is likely to survive.

The namegame

There appears to be a bit of an identity crisis lately amongmedia and communications industries as they grapple with serving shiftingmarkets, morphing economics and volatile customer behaviors in a rapidlychanging digital and mobile environment. Nowhere is the struggle with changemore evident than in trade associations.

Political adspending on TV stations may decline from earlier projections

With SinclairBroadcast Group Inc. and Gray Television Inc. having withdrawn their guidance forthe year and spending from the Trump campaign yet to materialize in asignificant way, projections calling for stations to realize $3.3 billion inadvertising from the political arena in 2016 are being revised downward.

The e-commRecon: Wal-Mart's $3B deal and retailers' 'omnichannel'challenge

The nation's largest brick-and-mortar retailers are lookingto e-commerce to help prop up in-store sales, but competing with at its own gamehas proven a challenge.

Summer boxoffice sees sequels down, but not out

While big-budget sequels are becoming somewhat less certain,summer 2016 audiences proved that a good middle- or low-budget story thatrelies more on quality filmmaking than nostalgia can find plenty ofprofitability.