Sep 12, 2006

Common Cause targets CPB Board nominee

"He is the wrong man in the wrong job at the wrong time,” says Common Cause President Chellie Pingree, in a press release announcing an e-lobbying campaign against Senate confirmation of CPB Board nominee Warren Bell. The nominee's lack of interest in the field and provocatively anti-P.C. sense of humor disqualify him for the appointment, Common Cause says in a report posted on its website today.

Nielsen to expand into radio ratings?

TV ratings juggernaut Nielsen Media Research is in talks with Clear Channel's electronic ratings service about measuring radio listening, potentially threatening Arbitron's control of the industry, Mediaweek reports.