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Sports Illustrated Sees Slight Decline For Q1 Print Ad Revenue, While ESPN The Mag Flat

04 / 17 / 14

Sports Illustrated began ’14 with a slight dip in print ad revenue, as Q1 saw $146.0M compared to $147.8M last year during the same period (one less issue in '14), according to data from the Publishers Information Bureau. The Q1 data for SI does not include the annual swimsuit issue, which ha...

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Tags: Research and Ratings, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Golf Digest, Golf magazine, Golf World

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05/22/13
Brewers Saw Gains For Opening Day Radio

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05/08/13
Outdoor Channel In Record Number Of Homes

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05/06/13
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Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

05/03/13
Final Nielsen Ratings

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Tags: Media, Nielsen Media Research

05/03/13
Top Local Markets For '13 NFL Draft

New Orleans topped all local markets for the three days of NFL Draft coverage across NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 this year. Cleveland-Akron, which was the top market during last year's Draft, dropped out of the top 10 this year. While Dayton kept its rank in the top 10, Birmingham ranked as the h ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, NFL, ESPN

05/02/13
GT's Mike Bobinski Discusses New Role

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/02/13
SEC Schools Lead For Spring Game Attendance

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Tags: Research and Ratings, College Football Attendance

05/01/13
NHL Sees Best Cable Audience Since '93-94

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Tags: Media, NHL, NBC

04/26/13
Final Nielsen Ratings

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Tags: Media, Nielsen Media Research

04/24/13
NBA Viewership Down, But Still Strong

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