Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Comcast’s NBC/Telemundo to pay $495K for bumping children’s shows for live sports

Comcast's NBC/Telemundo will pay $495,000 to settle allegations it bumped children's programming it was required to air in favor of live sports instead, the Federal Communications Commission announced Monday. As part of a consent decree approved by t...

By | 2019-01-02T23:06:03+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Technology|

Tribune TV stations go dark on Charter Spectrum amid carriage dispute

Another carriage dispute has threatened some football fans’ ability to watch the NFL playoffs. Some 33 Tribune Media Co. television stations, including KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles and WGN America, went black on Charter Communications Inc.’s Spectrum...

By | 2019-01-02T23:02:01+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Media|

More top executives leave Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Three more top executives at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg have exited following a Tampa Bay Times investigation that exposed high mortality rates at the hospital’s Heart Institute. "As we work to rebuild trust with our commu...

By | 2019-01-02T21:18:04+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Healthcare|

The auto industry said goodbye to a lot of cars in 2018

In 2018, the U.S. automotive industry began to say goodbye to one of its longest-enduring products: the car. Both Ford Motor Co. and General Motors said they were going to nearly eliminate their production of sedans and coupes to concentrate on the mu...

By | 2019-01-02T18:47:32+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Budget and Tax|

College bowl game gifts include custom-made cowboy hats, Best Buy gift cards (gallery)

Win or lose, college football bowl participants walk away from their games with parting gifts. Since 2006, Sports Business Journal has tracked what gifts college football bowl committees have provided to the participants of their respective games. The...

By | 2019-01-02T13:15:36+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Sports|