Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

NEW YORK - The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors...across all of the broadcast networks. Nielsen described the errors as minuscule, but...first week of the television season.Nielsen executives said the errors only became...

Islanders set franchise mark in shootout win over Flyers

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Frans Nielsen and John Tavares finally solved Philadelphia's Steve Mason in a shootout, and the New York Islanders outlasted the Flyers 1-0...

Islanders edge Penguins in third round of shootout

...New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pitts burgh Penguins on Friday night.Sidney Crosby and New York's Frans Nielsen scored in the second round and Islanders goaltender Chad Johnson stopped Brandon Sutter. Okposo deked to his forehand, slipping...

Nielsen critics are persistent despite improved numbers

...after a campaign was launched against Nielsen Media Research for fear that a new counting system would shortchange blacks, Nielsen says blacks are watching more television...monopoly over measuring TV audiences. Nielsen, which prefers a low public profile...

Lonnie Nielsen rallies to win at En-Joie

ENDICOTT, N.Y. - Lonnie Nielsen was as amazed as anybody. Nielsen shot a 9-under 63 on Sunday, vaulting past second-round...Black. Trailing Funk by three shots entering the day, Nielsen started with four birdies and an eagle and pulled away...

Actor Leslie Nielsen dies at 84

LOS ANGELES - Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona...the passing of beloved actor Leslie Nielsen, probably best remembered as Lt. Frank...pictures and television," said Kelly.Nielsen came to Hollywood in the mid-1950s...

Nielsen reflects on work

...education superintendent, Republican Barbara Nielsen leaves office saying she accomplished...I've done all the hard work," said Ms. Nielsen, who will be replaced today by Democrat...lower teacher-student ratios. Ms. Nielsen, who decided not to seek re-election...

Nielsen not pleased with prospective successors

...Outgoing Education Superintendent Barbara Nielsen says the two people vying for her job...of education and how it works," said Nielsen, a Republican who is not seeking a third...I'm not so sure that has happened," Nielsen said Friday. "My biggest concern...

How does television's Nielsen system work, anyway?

NEW YORK -- Some facts about Nielsen Media Research, the company that measures...26-year-old engineer, Arthur C. Nielsen Sr., who tested products for manufacturers...television as TV became widely used. - Nielsen Media Research is owned by the Dutch media...

Nielsen defends new ratings technology

...be allowed to be used in Los Angeles, Nielsen Media Research said in court documents...Univision Communications Inc. sued to block Nielsen's new TV ratings system, known as the...flawed. Univision is seeking to block Nielsen's planned July 8 launch of the LPM system...