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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 […]

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Will “30 Rock” Be Renamed the “Comcast Building?” Updates and Reactions on the Comcast-NBC Deal

Yesterday afternoon, Comcast announced they’d buy out GE’s remaining share of NBC for $16.7 billion, meaning TV programming and distribution are at last united. Here’s […]

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Comcast Buys the Rest of NBC From General Electric

We already told you today how Comcast’s ownership of NBC had lifted the parent company to newly profitable heights. Well, that was when Comcast owned […]

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NBC Expected to Lift Comcast Quarterly Earnings

Turns out that NBC is suddenly not such a drag on the fortunes of its (relatively) new owner, Philadelphia-based Comcast: The Peacock Network’s relatively strong […]

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Two Years Later, How’s the Comcast-NBC Merger Working Out?

Those of us who don’t follow business news all that closely may nonetheless be dimly aware that Philadelphia-based Kabletown purchased NBC from G.E. two years […]

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Comcast’s New X1 Cable Looks Nifty

So, Comcast. We meet again. It’s not that we don’t stay in touch. It’s just usually me that’s reaching out—either because my DVR is on […]

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Comcast’s David Cohen Meets With Gun Violence Task Force

The Hill reports that David L. Cohen, Comcast’s executive vice president, is meeting today with Joe Biden’s gun violence task force. Also expected at the […]

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Comcast Now Third-Largest Advertiser in the Country

Finishing behind only Procter & Gamble and General Motors in ad spending, Comcast was the third largest advertiser in the country last quarter. That’s up […]

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Comcast to Rake in $263 Million Very Soon

Sprint is planning on buying up Clearwire, a mobile broadband provider that created the 4G technology you might just be using to read this. How […]

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The Top 10 Philly Lobbyists of 2012

Far and away, the biggest spender was the American Beverage Association. Now that a soda tax has twice been defeated in city council, in 2010 […]

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Unlike My Cable, Comcast Turnaround of NBC Actually Worked

Brian Roberts isn’t so wacky after all. With the fall sweeps period about to end, it appears that the long-flagging network, which Comcast acquired in […]

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NBC to Host Hurricane Benefit Concert With Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and Others

NBC has announced that it will host a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert featuring musicians from some of the areas hit hardest by the storm. Bruce […]

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David Cohen Is Comcast’s Rock Star and Secret Weapon

While you were boarding up your windows down the shore and heading for high ground as Sandy approached on Monday, the Washington Post ran a […]