IBJ won the national general excellence award for weeklies from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers late last month, beating out fellow finalists Advertising Age and the Portland Business Journal.
Judges wrote: “The IBJ’s innovation and moxie shot it to the top" of the general excellence category. They praised the depth and range of news stories as well as last September’s Interview Issue and its collection of “diverse and edgy” interviews.
Comcast Corp. has dropped its $45.2 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., officially pulling the plug after concluding the merger would be rejected by regulators. The merger would have completely changed the cable industry landscape in central Indiana.
Representatives of the two biggest U.S. cable companies were told that FCC officials are leaning against the merger, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The merger, if completed as planned, would shake up the cable industry in central Indiana.
Elbert Tucker, who spent much of his 30-year TV news career leading stations in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, has been named news director, WISH-TV Channel 8 and sister station WNDY-TV Channel 23 announced Tuesday.