By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
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Shares of media companies rose Wednesday as fears of an advertising slowdown based on slower economic growth abated somewhat due to a deal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Nielsen, the dominant source of TV ratings, on Tuesday said it had agreed to buy Arbitron for about $1.26 billion to expand into radio measurement.
In a merger of two old-school media titans, Nielsen, the dominant source of TV ratings, on Tuesday said it had agreed to buy Columbia, Md.-based Arbitron Inc. for about $1.26 billion to expand its reach into radio audience measurement.
Reports that the auto bailouts will cost taxpayers $25 billion more than previously projected have sparked the predictable political squabbles that attend an election year.
Verizon will pay Tivo Inc. at least $250.4 million to license its digital video recording technology and settle a patent lawsuit.
Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have agreed to cross-license one another's patent portfolios, with Microsoft getting royalties for the mobile phones and tablets Samsung sells that run Google Inc.'s Android operating system.
Endemol, the Dutch entertainment giant behind hit reality TV shows such as "Big Brother" and "Deal or No Deal," said Wednesday that it is launching a division to produce and finance scripted TV shows in the United States for global distribution.