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Media News Briefing for Friday, May 27th

By Michael Hurtig
Friday, May 27th, 2011
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Comcast’s New Venture Capital Fund, Comcast Ventures,  Set Up Acquire New Media Properties. Although acquiring new media properties is nothing new for the media giant, the new fund of 750M will focus on early to late stage media businesses. LATIMES

Nielsen Studying Brain Waves? The media and consumer measurement company now owns a brainwave measurement company, Neurofocus, and this may reflect a marked change in how information gathering in areas like audience metrics and consumer response are generated. NYTIMES

Young People are Watching Less TV Year Over Year. 18-49 year-olds are watching television 2.7 percent less than they were in 2009. AD WEEK