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04/12/96
QUESTIONS REMAIN OVER HOW TO PRICE WEB ADS

While companies spent $12.4M in the fourth quarter of ''95 to advertise on the World Wide Web, digital publishers and ad agencies remain at "loggerheads" over how the ads should be priced, according t

Tags: ATT, General Motors, IBM, Microsoft, Media, Yahoo

04/12/96
SPORTSCHANNEL TO OFFER STAKE IN NETWORK FOR LIGHTNING?

SportsChannel Florida is seeking the cable rights to the Lightning, and wants them "so much so that it will offer the team a stake in the channel," according to Michael Katz in this week''s BROADCASTI

Tags: Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning

04/12/96
MEDIA NOTES

Sunoco has agreed to sponsor Victor Livingston''s sports business magazine show on SportsChannel Philadelphia. The show will be known as "Sunoco Presents SportsBiz Today" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/12)

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Pittsburgh Penguins, RDV Sports, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner, Yahoo

04/12/96
NEWS AND NOTES FROM UP NORTH AS CRUNCH TIME APPROACHES

CBC''s "Hockey Night in Canada" (HNIC) is planning a Stanley Cup site on the Internet. However, William Houston notes that "huge negotiations" must take place before the site is complete. HNIC want to

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Media

04/12/96
BREWERS INK CABLE DEAL WITH GROUP W FOR 35 GAMES

The Brewers have inked a five-year deal with Group W Sports Marketing to broadcast 35 games a year over cable throughout Wisconsin. The games will be shown on the Wisconsin Sports Network, which is av

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, Media

04/11/96
MAGIC JOHNSON GROUP SEEKS L.A. TV STATION KCAL

Lon Rosen, the agent for Lakers star Magic Johnson, confirmed that Johnson is part of a group exploring the purchase of Disney-owned KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. Rosen said Johnson "is heading up" the grou

Tags: ABC, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/96
AS EXPECTED, SWANSON RETIRES, BORNSTEIN TO TAKE OVER ABC

ABC Sports President Dennis Swanson announced his retirement yesterday, and in an "expected move," ESPN President Steve Bornstein has replaced him. In a memo to his department heads, Cap Cities/ABC Pr

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/96
ESPN INTRODUCES NEW SPORTS BUSINESS SEGMENT

ESPN''s Bob Ley introduced a new feature last night on "SportsCenter" called "Dollars & Sports." The opening segment reviewed the study which showed Penny Hardaway is more popular among teenagers than

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, LPGA, MLB, NFL, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/96
GROUP W SPORTS MARKETING INKS DEAL WITH 49ERS

Group W Sports Marketing has signed a two-year deal with the 49ers which makes them responsible for ad sales and production on the club''s two preseason broadcasts on S.F. station KPIX-TV. GWSM also w

Tags: San Francisco 49ers, Media

04/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

The NFL''s Pro Bowl will be televised during prime time next season, the first for a network broadcast of the game. ABC will carry the Pro Bowl beginning at 8:00pm EST on February 2. The game aired du

Tags: ABC, AFL, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

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