Lauren Thomas

Lauren Thomas is a student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in business journalism with a minor concentration in Spanish for the business professions. Her professional work experiences include writing, copy editing, customer service assistance and marketing. In addition to her freelance work at TheStreet.com, Lauren is currently an assistant for the Marketing & Communications Department at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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'American Idol' Winners Through the Years, When the Show Was Big

'American Idol' Winners Through the Years, When the Show Was Big

After a long decline in ratings and viewership, especially among the coveted 18-49 age demographic, Fox plans to cancel 'American Idol' and unveil a new lineup of shows in 2016.

Fox's Movie Business Is One Thing Rupert Murdoch Doesn't Have to Worry About

Fox's Movie Business Is One Thing Rupert Murdoch Doesn't Have to Worry About

Fox's film studios have two things that virtually ensure they'll keep raking in big box office bucks: a great management team, and a strong lineup of films headed toward theaters.

MTV Lost Its Mojo With Millennials and Here's Why It Happened

MTV Lost Its Mojo With Millennials and Here's Why It Happened

Millennials have long since stopped watching MTV, presenting a major problem for Viacom, which uses MTV to market its other youthful networks including Spike, Comedy Channel and VH1.

Hollywood's Studios Betting Summer Blockbusters Can Cure 2014 Slump

Hollywood's Studios Betting Summer Blockbusters Can Cure 2014 Slump

With per capita movie attendance down in 2014 from 2013, the entertainment industry hopes to see increased audience attendance thanks to much-anticipated summer blockbusters.

Bloomberg Widens Lead in Financial Services Amid Leadership Overhaul

Bloomberg Widens Lead in Financial Services Amid Leadership Overhaul

Bloomberg's market share increased again as 2014 global spending for financial market data and news climbed 4.07 percent, the most since 2011.