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How the Hopper Went from 'Best of CES' to a Mess for CBS

CBS's reputation for integrity took a big hit at the Consumer Electronics Show after it told subsidiary CNET not to give Dish Network a "Best of CES" award for its revolutionary Hopper DVR. Why? Because CBS is suing Dish over the Hopper's commercial skipping features.

We're Watching Less Network TV: Guess What We're Doing Instead

Fresh data from ratings tracker Nielsen shows an alarming drop in television viewership. ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC have combined for a 9 percent drop in viewers in the coveted 18-to-49 age bracket since the fall season began. Media executives are worried, and rightfully so.

Why the Whole NFL Could End Up Paying for Saints' Bounties

The NFL scandal over bounties has put big money at risk -- not just for the New Orleans Saints, but for the whole league. With so much ad revenue at stake, it's no wonder the NFL is pushing so hard against any offensive behavior.

In Money Matters, 'Mentalist' Simon Baker Keeps His Head

Simon Baker plays a not-quite-psychic sleuth on "The Mentalist" and a shady brokerage boss in the new film "Margin Call." But in real life, he's not trying to read the tea leaves of Wall Street to manage his money: His working class upbringing made him a very conservative money man.