NETWORK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NETWORK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Diversity on TV has not been easy, but ABC is visibly trying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285562-223/black-diversity-family-network.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285562-223/black-diversity-family-network.html.csp">Diversity on TV has not been easy, but ABC is visibly trying</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="2014-08-15T13:04:27.724-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. • All TV networks talk about diversity — ABC is visibly doing something about it. In the upcoming television season, the Alphabet Network has: • “black-ish, “ a sitcom about a successful black man (Anthony Anderson) who fears his family is losing its ethnic identity. • “Cristela,” a sitcom about a Latina (Christela Alonzo) and her family. (Oct. 10) • “Selfie,” a sitcom based on “My Fair Lady” that stars a white actress (Karen Gillan) and an Asian-American actor (John Cho). ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58285562@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:04:27 MDT Potential data breach revealed by Supervalu http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300514-79/stores-data-breach-supervalu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300514-79/stores-data-breach-supervalu.html.csp">Potential data breach revealed by Supervalu</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:00:02.186-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eden Prairie, Minn. • The grocery chain Supervalu said Friday it may have suffered a data breach at stores in as many as five states. Hackers accessed a network that processes store transactions. Account numbers, expiration dates, cardholders’ names and other information may have been stolen, the company said. Grocery stores — as well as some stand-alone liquor shops — in Minnesota, Virginia, Illinois, Maryland and Missouri may have been affected between June 22 and July 17. The cards from which...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583005142014-08-15T10:00:02.186-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T10:00:02.186-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300514@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:02 MDT Bloomberg Op-ed: Small town in Maine saves the Internet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58296837-82/rockport-town-network-maine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58296837-82/rockport-town-network-maine.html.csp">Bloomberg Op-ed: Small town in Maine saves the Internet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Susan Crawford</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:32:31.476-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rockport, Maine, population 3,321, is trying to solve the existential dilemma of small-town America: How do you get people like Meg Weston’s students to stick around? Weston is the president of Maine Media Workshops + College, one of Rockport’s primary economic drivers. When she took office in 2012, she saw that the college couldn’t survive without a better Internet connection. Her students needed to upload and download enormous digital files using three or more devices each; she says the school...</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> 58296837@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:32:31 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 New ‘trashy’ reality TV show focuses on recyclers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272523-223/szaky-terracycle-company-socially.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272523-223/szaky-terracycle-company-socially.html.csp">New ‘trashy’ reality TV show focuses on recyclers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAMANTHA HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T17:40:29.078-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new show wants to redefine the meaning of trashy television. “Human Resources,” which debuts Friday on the Pivot network, will focus not on hard-partying beachgoers but on a socially conscious recycling company. The “reality docu-drama” chronicles what it is like to work at the Trenton, N.J.-based company TerraCycle Inc. Founded in 2001 by then-20-year-old Princeton University student Tom Szaky, TerraCycle collects hard-to-recycle items, from potato chip bags to cigarette butts, and transform...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582725232014-08-10T17:40:29.078-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T17:40:29.078-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272523@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:40:29 MDT Reluctant Murray pays $141,666 UTOPIA tab, but is hardly sold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267513-78/utopia-murray-cities-eyre.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267513-78/utopia-murray-cities-eyre.html.csp">Reluctant Murray pays $141,666 UTOPIA tab, but is hardly sold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T22:30:16.196-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray • Mayor Ted Eyre has persuaded the City Council to buy him more time and bolster his credibility with a $141,666 payment to UTOPIA, the troubled high-speed Internet consortium that Murray backs along with 10 other Wasatch Front cities. Unlike other cities, Murray refused for two years to chip in on UTOPIA’s day-to-day operating expenses. The city has kept up with its $1.65 million yearly share of bond debt for the public fiber-optic grid, but its leaders make no secret of their dissatisfa...</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> 58267513@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:30:16 MDT Pac-12: SEC wins race for DirecTV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58260453-89/pac-conference-directv-networks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58260453-89/pac-conference-directv-networks.html.csp">Pac-12: SEC wins race for DirecTV</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="2014-08-04T16:29:03.637-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Now that the Southeastern Conference and DirecTV have reached an agreement for SEC Network telecasts of at least 45 football games nationally this season, the heat is turning up again on the Pac-12 Conference. Since launching the Pac-12 Networks in 2012, the league has been unable to secure distribution via DirecTV. The SEC accomplished that in its network's first year. For all that Larry Scott has accomplished as commissioner, including the creation of the Pac-12 Networks, the conference's inab...</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> 58260453@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:29:03 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 What problem? Ariana Grande is new princess of pop http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246237-223/grande-music-week-ariana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246237-223/grande-music-week-ariana.html.csp">What problem? Ariana Grande is new princess of pop</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MESFIN FEKADU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:25:26.307-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ariana Grande is the new princess of pop, topping the charts with her addictive single “Problem,” impressing critics with her thick, gliding vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with, signature ponytail and all. The 21-year-old is having the best time of her life. But it’s also the worst. Her grandfather, with whom she had a very close relationship, died last week. “I personally felt like I’ve been not as appreciative as I could be of the music success I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582462372014-08-01T17:25:26.307-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T17:25:26.307-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246237@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:26 MDT BSkyB to create multinational TV network http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224127-79/bskyb-fox-century-sky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224127-79/bskyb-fox-century-sky.html.csp">BSkyB to create multinational TV network</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREGORY KATZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox a cash boost to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner. BSkyB said Friday it will buy Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland for $9.1 billion from media giant 21st Century Fox. Besides being chairman and CEO of 21st Centu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582241272014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224127@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:47:02 MDT Pierce: CBS’ Thursday NFL games are a sure bet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204474-77/cbs-nfl-network-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204474-77/cbs-nfl-network-thursday.html.csp">Pierce: CBS’ Thursday NFL games are a sure bet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:52:28.012-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. There are few things in TV you can count on. Sometimes even the most anticipated new shows fall flat. However, the smart money this fall is on CBS’ “Thursday Night Football.” “This is a sure thing,” CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves said. “This is the program we know is going to work, we know is going to be on the air for many, many years on broadcast television. … This is the single best product on network television.” CBS will air half of the 16 games in the Thursday ...</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> 58204474@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:52:28 MDT Pierce: Bad news for USU fans — SEC Network is struggling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158129-77/sec-network-directv-fans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158129-77/sec-network-directv-fans.html.csp">Pierce: Bad news for USU fans — SEC Network is struggling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:28.378-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah State football team opens its 2014 schedule at Tennessee, and the game will be televised on the brand-new SEC Network. It’s entirely possible that most Utahns won’t be able to see it. It’s highly likely that most Aggie fans around the country won’t, either. Despite the fact that the SEC fancies itself the biggest, baddest, best thing in college sports, the SEC Network is struggling to get distribution. Sound familiar? Like when the Mountain West Network — aka The Mtn. — struggled for s...</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> 58158129@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT New India rail minister seeks foreign investment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161105-79/government-india-railways-rail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161105-79/government-india-railways-rail.html.csp">New India rail minister seeks foreign investment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T10:37:02.048-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • India’s new rail minister on Tuesday proposed allowing foreign investment to modernize the country’s cash-strapped state railways. Sadananda Gowda also outlined plans for a network of high-speed trains, with the first project slated to connect the financial capital, Mumbai, with the home state of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ambitious proposals unveiled Tuesday indicated Modi’s government intends to move quickly to follow through on reform promises. Investors have been l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581611052014-07-08T10:37:02.048-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T10:37:02.048-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:37:02 MDT Six Utah cities move ahead on UTOPIA deal — for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133884-90/cities-contract-costs-fee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133884-90/cities-contract-costs-fee.html.csp">Six Utah cities move ahead on UTOPIA deal — for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T21:22:59.592-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Only six of UTOPIA’s 11 member cities voted Monday to continue toward possibly contracting with a would-be savior to finish the consortium’s troubled high-speed, fiber-optic broadband network in a quick 30 months and finally put it on solid financial footing. So Australia-based Macquarie Capital now will continue detailed studies on taking over and completing UTOPIA broadband in just those six cities: West Valley City, Layton, Midvale, Brigham City, Perry and Tremonton. What h...</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> 58133884@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:22:59 MDT Eric Weddle talks beard, football with NFL Network http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58134280-59/nfl-weddle-network-watch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58134280-59/nfl-weddle-network-watch.html.csp">Eric Weddle talks beard, football with NFL Network</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:06.486-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utes safety Eric Weddle is an interesting dude. Weddle, arguably one of the best safeties in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, sat down with the NFL Network to talk about his imposing beard, his start as a football player, his love of R. Kelly and his interception of Peyton Manning in the playoffs as a rookie. You can watch the entire video here. -Brennan Smith bsmith@sltrib.com Twitter: @BrennanJSmith</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> 58134280@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:06 MDT Time Inc. unveils a digital sports network http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113351-79/sports-network-digital-inc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113351-79/sports-network-digital-inc.html.csp">Time Inc. unveils a digital sports network</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY STEEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T09:58:01.814-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is a sports network catering to the shortened attention spans of the mobile and social media generation: 240 clips, each two minutes long, across eight hours of daily programming. These rapid-fire clips, along with rotating social media updates, polls and links, are the building blocks of 120 Sports, a new digital network starting Wednesday evening that seeks to stand out in an intensely competitive field of sports programming. “It can’t just be what television is,” said Jason Coyle, presiden...</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> 58113351@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:58:01 MDT Editorial: UTOPIA cities should drive a hard bargain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58104100-82/cities-macquarie-utopia-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58104100-82/cities-macquarie-utopia-sltrib.html.csp">Editorial: UTOPIA cities should drive a hard bargain</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:20:31.777-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The feeling of failure that pervades the 11 Utah cities that created, and now carry considerable debt for, the UTOPIA fiberoptic system is understandable. But it is not helpful. At least one global investment outfit wants to talk seriously about taking on the responsibility of carrying the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency to its operating and financial potential. That should allow the cities to proceed as though they are sitting on something of value, get their game faces on a...</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> 58104100@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:20:31 MDT