Tag Archives: TV

The Future of TV is Social

Let this statistic sink in for a moment: 86 percent of smart phone owners are using their phones while watching television. You would think this concept would scare the heck out of TV networks.  After all, when viewers are dividing their attention between your show and another screen you are losing mind share.  Your content […]

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Next Generation Content – Sooner Than You Think

  I have three daughters age seven and under.  They are already experiencing content in ways I never dreamed possible when I was their age.  Here are several things they will never do as adults:   Watch a TV show on a given night at a set time. My daughters will watch TV shows when […]

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Tweet Ends 20-year CNN Career

Octavia Nasr is now the former Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs for CNN.  The 20-year veteran of CNN lost her job after controversy erupted over the following tweet: “Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah…One of Hezbollah’s giants I respect alot.” As you may or may not know Hezbollah is considered […]

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Don’t Blame the Web, Punditry Has Ruined Journalism

The list of the guilty is long: CNN, FOX-News, NPR, CBS, ABC, NBC, BBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME magazine, Newsweek, Vanity Fair and even Rolling Stone. The crime? Journalists interviewing other journalists (or being the journalist being interviewed). This practice – which started with “Meet the Press” back in 1947 – has […]

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Are Newspapers on the Verge of an Advertising Exodus?

I just finished reviewing a presentation by Morgan Stanley called Tech Trends in 2009. Fascinating report released in the spring on how technology is changing the economy.  I was surprised that the report didn’t get more coverage as it was compiled by the smart folks who produced the “Did You Know?” video that was a […]

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