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TV commercials shrink to match attention spans

NEW YORK — And now, a word from our sponsors. A very brief word. TV commercials are shrinking along with attention spans and advertising budgets. The 15-second ad is increasingly common, gradually supplanting the 30-second spot just as it knocked ...

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Toshiba unveils glasses-free 3-D TV

TOKYO — Toshiba Corp. believes it has a solution for television viewers who like 3-D but hate the glasses. The Tokyo-based company on Monday unveiled the world’s first high definition liquid crystal display 3-D television that does not require special ...

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Senate votes to turn down volume on TV commercials

WASHINGTON — Legislation to turn down the volume on those loud TV commercials that send couch potatoes diving for their remote controls looks like it’ll soon become law. The Senate unanimously passed a bill late Wednesday to require television stations ...

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More turnover at WMAR

After longtime reporter (and recently turned anchor) Terry Owens announced he would be leaving WMAR, the station is in the interesting position of not having an anchor from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in less than two weeks. (Hat tip ...

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