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Wall Street’s Growth Over TV’s Profits Mentality

Fracking, the technique to ex-tract oil and gas from rocks, has made the U.S. the world’s largest producer of natural gas, as well as an oil powerhouse that, according to (…)

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TV Changes Are In the Air, But TV On the Air Is Still Hugely Popular

In his latest book about advertising, Frenemies, American media critic Ken Auletta stated that “mass audience is rare.” This could well be the case in the U.S., but it is (…)

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Views from the Top on the Role of Publishing in the TV Animation Biz

To get international producers’ perspectives on the role of publishing in the children’s TV business, VideoAge contacted animation companies in Canada, Germany, and Italy.

VideoAge spoke with Kristin Lecour, vice president, (…)

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Jornadas Marked by Argentina’s Bribery Scandal

The start of the 2018 edition of Argentina’s Jornadas Internacionales, the major cable and satellite TV trade show in the South Cone, will coincide with court proceedings stemming from the (…)

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Le Rendez-Vous Under the Sign of “Efficiency”

The 24th annual Le Rendez-Vous checks in to the seaside town of Biarritz for another five-day event, beginning on the evening of Sunday, September 9, 2018.

This year, the content market (…)

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Facebook Created A “Dark” Social Media Precedent

Il Lato Oscuro di Facebook, which can be translated as Facebook’s Dark Side (Imprimatur Publishing Company, 126 pages, 14 euro), by Italian journalist Federico Mello, is a brief Italian-language treatise (…)

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L.A. Screenings Review: Same Drill With New Twists. The Enthusiasm is Unchanged

The L.A. Screenings 2018 in facts and figures: This 55th edition saw 84 companies exhibiting at the InterContinental hotel located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, and was (…)

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Rocco Siffredi: The Good ‘Ol Days of Porn’s Golden Era

Before porn became boring, there were adult film directors who made the genre look good, if not acceptable. They were mostly Italians, like Giovanni “Tinto” Brass (Caligula), Aristide Massaccesi (aka (…)

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Finding Waldo In Central and Eastern Europe Is A Puzzle

The goal is to find out how many TV channels from CEE countries could be distributed in the U.S., where foreign-born citizens now represent 13 percent of the population, or (…)

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The Ups & Downs Of The LATAM Export TV Market

In 1986, the Latin American TV scene was starting to emerge as a force in the export market (so much so that VideoAge launched a Spanish-language version, VideoEra). At the (…)

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