Here are the editor'stop picks for the week.
Grabbing thevirtual MVPD bulls by the horns
Everyone agrees millennials are significantly less likely tosubscribe to a traditional cable or satellite service, but will over-the-topofferings like Sling bring these viewers back into the pay TV fold?
The big costof small tweets for Twitter suitors
As one of the last online advertising opportunities left,Twitter Inc. is againbeing considered as an M&A target by media companies new and old, butinvestors for the potential buyers do not seem enthusiastic.
AT&T vs.Google: A fight over fiber
The fight over fiber is getting worse in Tennessee. WhileChattanooga in the southeast corner of the state has been making headlines overits municipal broadband battle, now Nashville is similarly making news in thenorth. AT&T Inc.recently filed suit against the city's government, including Nashville MayorMegan Barry, arguing that a newly adopted city ordinance centered oncommunications equipment on utility poles violates not only state law, but alsothe U.S. Constitution and FCC regulations.
Viacom andCBS: 2 could become 1 ... again
CBSCorp. CEO Les Moonves recently laughed off speculation that amerger with Viacom Inc.might be in the works, but that was before the Redstones got involved.
Telemundoexpecting huge multiplatform audience for presidential debate
Telemundo(US) news anchor José Díaz-Balart discussed the -owned Spanish-languagenetwork's coverage plans for the Clinton-Trump debate and the role ofLatino-Americans in the 2016 election.