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How radio can begin the process of sticking together



Clear Channel Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman came to the NAB/RAB Radio Show with a message that the industry needs to "stick together." In this article, Sean Ross outlines a nine-point plan for what suc… Read More

Der Spiegel editor hints at pay wall


  • Japan Times, The

Online readers of Der Spiegel will not find the same content on their screens that they would in a print version of the publication, senior editor Martin Doerry says. Spiegel Online has shorter report… Read More

Panasonic's Tesla ties could lead to EV battery business in Europe


  • Bloomberg

Panasonic's efforts to aid Tesla Motors in building a factory for batteries going into electric vehicles may give the Japanese company a leg up in courting European automotive manufacturers. "The deve… Read More

#StackThatPaper helps some schools raise money for supplies


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Some Philadelphia businesses are using social media to help schools obtain resources amid budget deficits. The #StackThatPaper challenge -- launched by digital marketing startup Leadnomics -- challeng… Read More

CEA debuts 4K Ultra HD display logos


  • Advanced Television

The Consumer Electronics Association is releasing two logos that will identify 4K Ultra HD monitors, projectors and televisions. "The new logos mark another important milestone as the inevitable evolu… Read More