As NAMIC kicked off in NYC Tues, perhaps Time Warner Cable pres/CEO Glenn Britt said it best when he told attendees that the most diverse talent pipeline for C-suite positions should come from within. “The day you need to recruit outside the company is actually a really bad day,” he said. More from a panel that included Cox’s Pat Esser, Comcast’s David Cohen, Scripps Nets’ Ken Lowe and Fox Intl Channels Hernan Lopez.

Also in the Sept. 12 issue of CableFAX Daily:
The National Advertising Division says Verizon should modify ads that paint cable companies’ broadband service as significantly slower than FiOS’. But the self-regulatory investigative arm thinks FiOS’ claim of “America’s fastest most consistent and most reliable Internet” is OK.
Many minorities, especially African-Americans and Latinos, use more social media than other ethnic groups because they access the Internet through mobile devices, according to Matthew Barnhill, evp, corporate market research, BET Networks. Much more in today’s issue from NAMIC and WICT’s conferences in NY.
Eye on Advertising features a Q&A with Impossible TV, which recently wove together “Ice Age” and Discovery Channel characters in a special-effects-laden promo for 20th Century Fox’s “Ice Age: Continental Drift.” 

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NBCU, FreeWheel Deepen Partnership

NBCUniversal and FreeWheel are strengthening their existing relationship. FreeWheel will now lead ad decisioning across NBCU properties with its new AutoScheduler tech. The tool analyzes ad breaks and works to

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