Posts Tagged ‘WLBT’

Kenneth Dean’s television contributions honored

by MBJ Staff Published: June 28,2013

Tags: Emmy, Kenneth Davis, television, WLBT

Kenneth Dean’s 50 years of service in the television industry stands apart as unique and special. During his time at WLBT in Jackson, he built the nation’s first bi-racial commercial television station, which became the first black-owned network station in the country. This year, as the only National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) […] [...]

Agency advertising bill ‘ill-conceived’

A bill that cleared the committee in the Senate and awaits action on the floor has caught the attention of advertising and media outlets. Senate Bill 2736 would prohibit state agencies from spending funds appropriated from the state’s general fund on radio and television advertisements that promote programs and initiatives, unless there is a bidding […] [...]

The end of free television?

by Clay Chandler Published: February 1,2010

Tags: ABC, CBS, Fox, free television, NBC, WAPT, WJTV, WLBT

Local news stations aren’t concerned When Comcast, the largest cable television company in the U.S., bought a controlling stake in NBC Universal in December, the industry was set abuzz by speculation that the cable giant would eventually move to replace the traditional free network model with a paid model used by cable channels. Such a […] [...]

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