Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 2/15/18

Media Have to say I agree with the conventional press wisdom that Netflix’s signing of Ryan Murphy to a massive TV and movie development deal…

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Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 2/13/18

I don’t have much to add to it but if you haven’t read this piece at Buzzfeed about the very real dangers we face from…

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I Gave Into the Dark Side

I felt bad as soon as I sent the Tweet, but apparently not bad enough to go back and delete it later. In my state…

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WeTransfer Highlights the One Role Many Overlook

There’s some interesting stuff going on at WePresent, the new content site from file-transfer company WeTransfer. It’s a nice form factor and content presentation and…

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Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 2/8/18

Media The good news for The Los Angeles Times is that it finally has a new owner that isn’t Tronc, having been purchased by an…

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Quick Takes: Marketing and Media News for 2/6/18

Media Songwriters, producers and musicians will now be viewable on Spotify, filling a long-standing gap in the information available on the streaming service. That’s all…

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Branded Content Isn’t New. Who’s Producing It Is.

Reading this piece about what it’s like to work in one of the many branded content studios that now operate within and alongside the editorial…

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Quick Takes: Marketing and Media News for 2/1/18

Media Quite the recounting here of the final days of Time, Inc. as new parent company Meredith takes over. Like many newsrooms across the country,…

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Live Event Coverage Examples

Following up on my recent post, I’m sharing here some examples of the many events I’ve attended, either as myself or as the on-the-ground correspondent…

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My History of Live Event Blogging and Social Media Coverage

The other day I had a conversation with someone who was interested in hiring me for a freelance gig. He’d reached out and we’d traded…

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