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Comcast Is Growing Richer and More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine

Hey, President Obama can make all the jokes about NBC that he likes. The truth is that even with the Peacock Network’s putrid schedule generally […]

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Why is Mayor Nutter Auctioning Off Chunks of the City in Secret Meetings?

Over at the Comcast Center right now, Mayor Nutter is dressing the city up real nice and showing her off. Because Philadelphia, officially the brokest […]

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Public To Be Consulted, Disregarded On Comcast’s Pact With City

It’s that time of decade again: City Hall is now starting the process of deciding whether Comcast will continue to hold the cable TV franchise […]

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What Comcast Paid Brian Roberts and Steve Burke Last Year

The numbers are in: Here’s what Philadelphia’s most beloved corporate overlords made last year. Brian Roberts, Comcast CEO: $29 million, up 8% from 2011 Steve […]

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Hollywood Reporter Prettttty Skeptical of Comcast’s Steve Burke

NBC/Universal/Kabletown has been in turmoil lately. There was the Ann Curry firing. The Matt Lauer backlash. The Leno/Fallon shakeup. And at the center of it, […]

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Comcast Is Only America’s Third-Worst Company

Last week, we told you that Comcast was destroying its competition in Consumerist’s Worst Company In America bracket contest. Now for the update: Comcast isn’t […]

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Consumerist: Is Comcast America’s Worst Company?

Well, a loyal Philadelphian sure would hate to anger the city’s biggest and richest corporation! Hahaha! We love Comcast! Which is why we’re taking note […]

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Yes, Philadelphia: Comcast Is Your Master

A group of Philadelphians who challenged Comcast’s mastery of the TV-internet-phone universe here has failed: A Supreme Court ruling denied the company monopolizes the Philadelphia market, […]

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According to Comcast, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Is the Most Binge Watched TV Show in Philadelphia

In case you missed the memo, this week is Comcast’s Watchathon Week. Yes, it’s a horrible name, but what it means is that if you […]

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Comcast Is America’s Second-Biggest Advertiser (And That Doesn’t Include The Mailers)

The Inky reports today: “The New York research firm Kantar Media says Comcast uncorked $1.7 billion in ads on consumers in 2012. Procter & Gamble, whose […]

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David Cohen Raised a LOT of Money for Obama Last Year

Jack-of-all trades Comcast exec David L. Cohen and his wife Rhonda were two of Philly’s three biggest Obama fundraisers last year, collecting over $500,000 from […]

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The Six-Strike Copyright Alert System Is Doing it Wrong

I warned you. I even gave you a number of ways to get around it, but now it’s here. As of Monday, Comcast, Verizon, AT&T […]

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Comcast Won’t Take Gun Ads on its Cable Network

The Washington Times reports: “Comcast Spotlight, the advertising and sales division for Comcast Cable, has halted all ads having to do with guns on its […]

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Former Rendell Consigliere David L. Cohen Backing Tom Corbett in ’14

Comcast VP David L. Cohen, the one-man political machine (and not in the Tammany Hall way) who ran Rendell’s early-days City Hall operations, will be […]

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The Awkward Inquirer Article About Suzanne and Ralph Roberts’ Wedding

Occasionally, the New York Times runs a Sunday wedding announcement that makes one half of a couple seem a hell of a lot less into […]