The big question is how long will the swoon last. The central bank remains worried that moderate economic growth isn't good enough, while growth world-wide is stallling.
CEO Les Moonves is joining Fox in making this threat in their battle with upstart Aereo. That would cost the Tiffany Network big bucks.
Investors await the Federal Reserve policy decision and more key quarterly results.
A merger sounds reasonable in theory. A couple of stumbling blocks -- including executive ego -- make it highly unlikely.
Local TV stations and a science writing professor school the 24-hour news and social media on getting facts and getting them right.
An abundance of it on TV has some marketers questioning the soaring costs involved and wondering if viewers can even keep up.
Networks are joining together to handle soaring sports programming fees. And Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting may get more games as a result.
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