Here are the editor's toppicks for the week.
is continuing itsmarch to create the nation's largest newspaper company with an to acquireTribune Publishing Co.The deal's prospects remained uncertain, however, as executives traded barbs.
Aftermuch speculation over the years, DreamWorksAnimation SKG Inc. as a stand-alone film studio, with all itstroubles and assets, could soon be a thing of the past as 's the company.DreamWorks comes with assets and intellectual property such as "Shrek"and "How to Train Your Dragon," but some analysts questioned the $3.8billion valuation.
Despitehigher scatter pricing and programming sellers' expectations for a robustmarket, media buying executives gathered at an industry conference were notwilling to concede that there will be major pricing and volume gains during the2016-17 upfront.
ThatFrench music streamingplatform Deezer isamong the headlining keynotes at the annual TV Connect conference in London, istelling of the growing ubiquity of the business of content.
's Google Fiberinternet, video and telephone services only account for a fraction of themarket penetration in areas where the offerings are available, but major telcoand cable providers are gearing up for greater competition as the companyinvests in expanding its fiber footprint.