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March 8: Strong Women Alliance “Strong Women Lead” Panel

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March 19: The Faxies Entry Deadline

April 9: Cablefax 100 Nomination Deadline

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➢ Americans received just over 4.6 billion robocalls in February, a 15.1% increase over January.

➢ The total for February 2021 is the highest monthly robocall volume since February 2020, right before the pandemic.

➢ Scam and telemarketing calls accounted for roughly 60% of the month’s total robocall volume, exceeding 2.8 billion total calls.

➢ Robocalls are on pace to reach 51 billion for 2021.

(Source: YouMail Robocall Index)


“We’ve come out of the pandemic having proved the thesis around the business as we formed it a couple of years ago. One of the things we talked about was that we would achieve a billion dollars in retransmission revenue by 2022. We’re absolutely on track to achieve that, even in light of a pandemic and subscriber declines at the rate they’re declining. We are starting to see them ameliorate by the way… It was a good year not to own movie studios and theme parks and things. And we’re coming out of the pandemic much stronger for it.”

– Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of Fox Corp, speaking at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

The Daily


The More We Change

Commentary by Steve Effros It’s hard to miss what’s going on in the world of streaming video these days. To begin with, the prices are going up. In the “old days” there would be front page headlines

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The FAXIES Awards 2023 Enter at Best Price by Friday, March 24
Apr 28
Top Ops & Regional RainmakersNominations Due: April 28
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The Diversity List – 2023First Deadline: May 12; Final Deadline: May 19
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