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Wall Street will be watching for signs that the younger Murdoch can reverse falling broadcast advertising revenue and push online innovation in his first earnings call as CEO.
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Nielsen Proving That It’s Still the Industry Standard
Nielsen edged out analyst expectations and rose over 5% Tuesday. But some TV and advertising executives say it still isn't doing enough to measure viewers outside of linear TV.
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Where to Find Free (and Almost Free) Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day
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