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WebMediaBrands buys Cory Bergman’s Lost Remote blog

Cory Bergman’s Lost Remote blog, which started more than a decade ago to cover changes in the television industry, has been acquired by WebMediaBrands in a deal of undisclosed size. Bergman who also runs the hyperlocal news network NextDoorMedia and works as an executive at NBCNews.com (formerly msnbc.com) writes in a post that it marks… Read More

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‘The Bachelorette’: KOMO says tweetup boosts ratings

Can tweeting really boost ratings? If KOMO-TV’s tweetup event last night for The Bachelorette is any indication, then yes. The ABC affiliate reported a “significant increase” in its ratings over 2011 for last night’s show premiere, according to social TV blog Lost Remote. KOMO used the hashtag #liveonkomo for viewers to fire up discussion about… Read More