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June 2017

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Bill Peck: A Serious Executive Who Inadvertently Brought Fun To TV Sales

This writer’s first real encounter with William (Bill) John Peck occurred at MIPCOM 1993, when Peck asked him to send his photographer to take photos at his “surprise” 50th birthday (…)

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June 2017

We all know the importance and impact of TV commercials on consumers, society and the economy. Then, why doesn’t the media critique them as it does movies, TV shows and even restaurants?

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L.A. Screenings: A Busy Market For Indies. A Rewarding Show For Studios

Before the start of the L.A. Screenings 2017, it looked like we could have a remake of the L.A. Screenings 2008, which, under the weight of the writers’ strike that (…)

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NATPE Budapest To Emulate Success of Miami

Early last month, VideoAge met JP Bommel, president and CEO of NATPE , for breakfast at a downtown New York City restaurant in order to go over NATPE Budapest plans.

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Bolloré, Berlusconi In a Feud of Napoleonic Proportions

“The Italian media are currently fending off a so-called ‘French invasion.’ A total of 177 takeovers of Italian companies, by the French, took place between 2012 and 2016, while Vivendi (…)

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“Banji” Uemura: Filling the East-West Gap With Humor, Good Show Biz and Flair

In 2012 the Japanese government awarded Banjiro Uemura the Order of the Rising Sun for his contribution to the development of Japan’s TV industry and international relations.

It took Uemura 51 (…)

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May 2017

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Susan L. Bender: Welcoming New Challenges Wasn’t a Challenge

Susan Leigh Bender does things differently. First she entered show business from the “show” portion, as a nightclub singer to be exact. Later, she moved into the industry from the (…)

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May 2017

The world is literally getting crazier with social media. Now an embarrassing, but socially irrelevant, blunder on television can trigger death threats.

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