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Jan 14, 2014

CNN, CBS don’t want court to get unaired footage in Navy case

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for CBS and CNN told a military judge on Tuesday that they shouldn’t have to turn over unaired portions of interviews the networks conducted with a woman at the center of a sexual assault case that involved three U.S. Naval Academy football players. Attorneys for the one former player currently facing charges […]

Jul 24, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Does this year's survey of general counsel salaries reflect earnings at your company?

Jul 6, 2012

O’Malley on Sunday television — again

Gov. Martin O’Malley has quite the run going — he’s been booked on a national network’s Sunday news program four out of the last seven weeks. This Sunday, O’Malley will be on ABC’s “This Week” at 9 a.m., where he’ll tangle with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal over Friday’s less-than-stellar jobs report. Jindal is a potential […]

Jun 29, 2012

Supreme Court won’t hear ‘wardrobe malfunction’ appeal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided Friday not to consider reinstating the government’s $550,000 fine on CBS for Janet Jackson’s infamous breast-baring “wardrobe malfunction” at the 2004 Super Bowl. The high court refused to hear an appeal from the Federal Communications Commission over the penalty. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals twice had thrown […]

Jun 8, 2011

More ads coming to online television shows

LOS ANGELES — One of the rewards of watching TV online is not having to sit through as many commercials. Now the networks are chipping away at that little luxury. CBS shows twice as many ads per show on its website as it did last year. The CW network shows four times as many. Dozens […]

Jan 9, 2011

Maryland TV producer HBCU settles dispute with CBS

A local television producer that broadcasts football games played by historically black colleges has settled its lawsuit against a California-based sports marketing firm, its broker and CBS College Sports Network. The defendants allegedly failed to pay the producer according to their agreement. HBCU Pro Football LLC had asked for $4.5 million in compensatory damages and […]

Dec 28, 2010

Disputes between Sinclair, Hearst, could mean blackouts for some TV viewers

Come Jan. 1, fans of WBAL-TV who watch via satellite provider DirecTV could find themselves without the station in the latest series of spats over fees that have also embroiled Time Warner Cable Systems and Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair said on Tuesday that its latest offer to Time Warner Cable had been rejected […]

Dec 6, 2010

Google opens e-book store in challenge to Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader. The long-awaited Internet book store, which opened Monday in the U.S., draws upon a portion of the 15 million printed books that Google has scanned into its computers during the […]

Nov 25, 2010

Platt: Still a time to believe in the future

In 1953, Bernard Baruch, a financier and advisor to Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, made remarks on CBS Radio entitled “Why I Still Believe In the Future.” His words have been repeated and reprinted many times since. As I surveyed the results of the last election and the anger of […]

Oct 8, 2010

Here comes the bride (and the bride, and the bride)

Earlier this year we wrote about the upcoming nuptials of the Kunkel girls, three sisters who were sharing a wedding day. Well, that special day is Saturday in Wisconsin. And now their story has been picked up by the national media. The women and their soon-to-be husbands appeared Thursday morning on the CBS Early Show. […]

Jul 30, 2009

105.7 the Fan picking up speed

When 105.7-FM made the switch to full-time sports talk radio last November, some were skeptical that Baltimore could support five sports talk radio stations. And us sports radio listeners are set in our ways — people-talking belongs on the AM dial; if I want music I switch over to FM. But after the latest quarterly […]

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