Morning Headlines — 8/21/13

Tribune SSA Deals Come Under Attack
TVNEWSCHECK — Watchdog groups have asked the FCC to deny an effort by Tribune Broadcasting to operate under shared services agreements three of the 19 TV stations the company is buying in its $2.7 billion acquisition of Local TV.

St. Louis: Retail gives TV a boost
MEDIA LIFE MAGAZINE — The St. Louis media economy has been off year-to-year for much of 2013, but fourth quarter is expected to grow by double-digit percentages in part from a rush of holiday retail spending.

Jacobs Media Releases Public Radio Tech Survey
RADIO INK — In partnership with the Public Radio Program Directors Association, this is the fifth Jacobs Media study of public radio listeners across the U.S. The survey tracks the changing landscape of media usage and gadgets among public radio listeners. The data was gathered online from April 15 to May 13, 2013. 56 public radio stations across the U.S. participated, contributing 30,871 respondents.

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