Media Companies

Technology

TV Startup Aereo Countersues Big Broadcaster

Aereo, a company that lets you watch live and recorded television on any device, is suing CBS in a David-and-Goliath-style battle.
Marketing

What You Can Learn From the Boston Bombing Social-Media Circus

The use and abuse of social media following the Boston bombings, the good and bad of Twitter Music and more social-media news.
Small Business Heroes

Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming

For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.'
Growth Strategies

The New York Times Gets Into the Incubator Game

A startup incubator in The New York Times Co.'s Manhattan headquarters will nurture companies that are rethinking the future of media.
Growth Strategies

Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol

Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
Small Business Heroes

How Zite's iPad Magazine Is Bringing Browsing Back

A hit from the start, this Vancouver, B.C.-based company delivers an (increasingly) personal reading experience for tablet-toters. Plus, a look at other ground-breaking businesses in the media space.