NEW YORK, May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — T-Mobile USA, Inc. informed the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs that it has permanently discontinued challenged claims made in connection with its TVision Live service, including that TVision Live is half the price of cable and allows customers to watch “only what you want.” During the proceeding, the advertiser informed NAD that the TVision Live service has been discontinued and, as a result, the challenged claims were also permanently discontinued, including:

Express Claims:

  • “Half the price of cable TV.”
  • “Will you save money? Save half!”
  • “Cut the cord on cable with TVision. See why TVision services are the right alternative to cable. Save money, watch only what you want, make changes to your subscription we’ve got the answer to your cable problem.”
  • “Can you watch what you want? Of Course! With TVision services, you control what you watch.”
  • “With
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NEW YORK, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Paley Center for Media, the entertainment industry’s leading nonprofit dedicated to celebrating the cultural, creative, and social significance of media and its impact on society, today announced the addition of prominent leaders in the fields of media, entertainment, tech, and advertising to its prestigious Board of Trustees and Los Angeles Board of Governors.

Joining the Paley Board of Trustees will be Andy Bird CBE, CEO, Pearson; Wade Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Univision Communications Inc.; Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; Dawn Ostroff, Chief Content & Advertising Business Officer, Spotify; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, The Procter & Gamble Company; and Ricardo B. Salinas, Founder & Chairman, Grupo Salinas

Joining the Paley Los Angeles Board of Governors will be Agnes Chu, President, Condé Nast Entertainment; Channing Dungey

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The shifting sands of technology and economics have created unique challenges across segments of the entertainment industry over the past quarter century. Much of the change in how business is done in music, film, and art boils down to one key catalytic factor — the internet. How artists, labels, studios, and corporations alike have adapted to ever-changing distribution and revenue models has often been a deciding factor in long-term survival in this new media landscape.

Although advents like peer-to-peer sharing, streaming, and the immediacy of relation between artist and fan made possible by social media were once seen as obstacles or novelties to industry establishments, recent statistics and figures from across segments suggest that the legacy corporations that have survived the internet shift are now thriving by utilizing iterations of those platforms and technologies that once haunted them.

Although the market for physical and digital ownership of music and film

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JPMorgan Says These 2 Stocks Could Surge Over 80%

After a volatile first quarter, Q2 has kicked off in style, and the major indexes sit at – or hover near – all-time highs. The government bond market has also been steadying as yields have pulled back after rising higher earlier in the year, soothing investor fears that inflation could get out of hand. Moreover, the economic recovery seems to be gathering steam at a faster pace than anticipated. “We had been expecting the data to improve about this time, and early signals are that the recovery is absolutely on track,” said Hugh Gimber, J.P. Morgan’s global market strategist. “This is the period where the forecast of a strong recovery in growth is starting to look more like the fact of a strong recovery in growth.” Against this backdrop, the analysts at J.P. Morgan have pinpointed 2 names which they

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Menzi Ngubane, Noxolo Maqashalala

In a statement issued to the media on Sunday, the SABC expressed their shock and sadness at the passing of actors Menzi Ngubane and Noxolo Maqashalala.

News of both Menzi and Noxolo’s deaths made headlines on Saturday.

“Mr. Ngubane was a legend in the arts industry, whose many memorable performances endeared him to audiences, not only for the characters he portrayed, but the person he was in reality. He appeared in numerous SABC productions such as Ubambo Lwami, where he portrayed the character Mazwi. He also starred in Kwakhala Nyonini, 37 Honey Street, Yizo Yizo, Gaz’lam, Family Secrets and famously as ‘Sibusiso Dlomo’ on SABC1’s Generations,” the statement reads. 

About Noxolo, it says: “Ms. Maqashalala, a veteran in her own right, will be remembered for her vibrant energy and performances, which gained her many fans. She starred in a

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