Topic: The Nielsen Company
The Winter Olympics beat the US audience ratings of TV's most popular show, American Idol – a feat no other TV show has done in six years. That popularity extends worldwide with a record 82 countries participating, including newcomers from Pakistan to Peru.
02/22/2010 09:58 am
A sports and shopping mall magnate becomes the unlikely owner of feisty Kirkus Reviews.
02/11/2010 04:00 pm
Oprah Winfrey announced this week that she will discontinue 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in 2011. Her timing is impeccable. Daytime TV is on a steep decline.
11/22/2009 12:00 am
Following in the footsteps of Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle, another e-book reader is set to get a wireless connection from a cellular carrier, letting it access books anywhere there’s a signal.
07/22/2009 01:00 am
The dramatic jump in Americans' confidence from 26.9 to 39.2 outpaces improvements in other countries.
04/28/2009 01:00 am
The best prepared are finding jobs, but others are having to consider internships or living at home.
03/03/2009 12:00 am
The slow economy has sustained a trend to home-cooked comfort food.
02/11/2009 12:00 am
People find profanity to be both common and offensive. So why do they put up with it?
12/16/2008 12:00 am
Television, the long-dominant medium, becomes just one of many video outlets.
08/15/2008 01:00 am
New user-driven video sites add sophistication as they target select audiences.
06/04/2008 01:00 am