CHANNEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHANNEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Clear Channel renaming itself iHeartMedia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420814-79/channel-clear-radio-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420814-79/channel-clear-radio-company.html.csp">Clear Channel renaming itself iHeartMedia</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T13:19:02.782-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Clear Channel, the largest radio station operator in the U.S., says it has renamed itself iHeartMedia to reflect its transformation into a multi-platform media company that includes iHeartRadio, its digital radio service. The new company, which is privately held, owns 859 radio stations in more than 150 markets. IHeartRadio, meanwhile, has more than 90 million monthly unique visitors. It also owns part of Clear Channel Outdoor, an outdoor advertising company, and runs live music event...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584208142014-09-16T13:19:02.782-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T13:19:02.782-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420814@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:02 MDT Colorado finds one man’s debris is another man’s treasure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390754-68/debris-flood-river-wood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390754-68/debris-flood-river-wood.html.csp">Colorado finds one man’s debris is another man’s treasure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Electa Draper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:10:02.212-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Longmont, Colo. • While area landfills still are receiving flood debris a year after the storms, some water experts believe too much might have been cleaned up and could in time hurt the rivers. The piles of muck-coated possessions of residents hit hardest by the September 2013 floodwaters mostly are gone from view, but every big rain that scours a river channel pries loose more debris. Shards of metal, splintered wood, fractured drywall, ripped carpet, fence pickets and tattered plastic still c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390754@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:10:02 MDT Sumo wrestler to swim across Bear Lake, twice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58329196-117/gneiting-amp-sumo-swim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58329196-117/gneiting-amp-sumo-swim.html.csp">Sumo wrestler to swim across Bear Lake, twice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIMMY HANCOCK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Idaho State Journal</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T22:08:23.358-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pocatello, Idaho • Kelly Gneiting has competed in the World Sumo Championships 10 times, is a five-time U.S. sumo champion, and also holds the world record for being the heaviest man to complete a marathon, which he did in 2011 at 400 pounds. It was about two years ago when a friend set him off on his latest athletic passion, swimming, and Gneiting eventually plans to swim the English Channel, a pinnacle accomplishment for endurance swimmers. “It was two years ago almost to the day when my good...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:08:23 MDT BYUtv meets TV critics, and gay question arises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309550-223/byutv-critics-swofford-flats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309550-223/byutv-critics-swofford-flats.html.csp">BYUtv meets TV critics, and gay question arises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:18:27.973-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. • BYUtv recently met members of the Television Critics Association, and the critics came away impressed. The Provo-based, LDS Church-owned channel presented itself and some of its programming at the TCA press tour — a semiannual gathering of critics from across the United States and Canada. It was the first time BYUtv appeared before the TCA, where critics are accustomed to seeing presentations from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, CNN, Discovery, HBO, Showtime and more. And it was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:18:27 MDT Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284245-79/jazeera-america-network-ajam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284245-79/jazeera-america-network-ajam.html.csp">Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Al-Jazeera America marks its first anniversary on the air next week, and if you haven’t watched much, you’re not alone. The news network has recorded some startlingly low ratings and recently shown signs of retrenchment with layoffs and by cutting some live newscasts. Al-Jazeera America has also won awards for its work, seen some recent audience growth and its chief executive insists a steady growth plan is on target. After several unsuccessful years trying to get its English-language...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582842452014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284245@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:43:14 MDT SEC Network signs with DirecTV; Pac-12 Network still has not http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58260497-63/network-sec-directv-launch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58260497-63/network-sec-directv-launch.html.csp">SEC Network signs with DirecTV; Pac-12 Network still has not</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T16:43:02.267-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The SEC Network has proven that it is the biggest, baddest college-sports channel of them all. And it doesn't launch until next week.SECN has signed an agreement with DirecTV. That, along with Dish Network and most of the major cable companies, means that the new channel will launch on Aug. 14 in about 87 million households.That's nothing short of astonishing. And it speaks to a smarter strategy that ought to make its rivals sit up and take notice.The SEC Network charges one amount per subscribe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260497@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Rosenberg: How Sarah Palin could change the media, and why she won’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241443-82/palin-sarah-media-channel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241443-82/palin-sarah-media-channel.html.csp">Rosenberg: How Sarah Palin could change the media, and why she won’t</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alyssa Rosenberg</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:37:22.356-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I do not care very much about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin’s waning influence on American political life. But I confess an ongoing fascination with Palin as a media phenomenon. As she vacillates between the Fox News stints that keep her political clout alive and the reality television gigs that seem like a more natural fit for her talents, I always wonder whether this is the moment that she will commit to a single path. The debut of the Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based multimedia ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241443@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:37:22 MDT