Local and national reporters clamored for interviews with Mayor Joe Hogsett about Indianapolis' chances, but city officials largely kept quiet while forwarding media to the Indy Chamber and influencing messaging behind the scenes.
WRTV-TV Channel 6, which expanded news programming to weekend mornings nearly five years ago, has called off the effort. The plan will reduce local news programming on the station by five hours per week.
Attorney General Curtis Hill, who is under fire over allegations that he inappropriately touched four women at a bar, has hired a former TV reporter and anchor who worked 26 years in the Indianapolis market.
Comcast isn't likely the only mega-media bid in the works. There will probably be a rush to consolidate. Here's a look at some of the proposed combinations that could transform the media landscape and change how people get their entertainment.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar Series have signed a deal with a San Diego tech firm that allows the track and race series to get expanded information on the value they are driving for corporate partners.