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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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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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/30/18

Something decidedly not-great is happening at the L.A. Times. Sunday night it was announced (apparently publicly before staff was informed) that a new Editor-in-Chief had…

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Google’s Bulletin Serves No One But Google

Last week it was revealed Google was launching a new app called Bulletin. Here’s the basic product description from The Next Web’s story: (It) lets…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/25/18

Media Peter Kafka has a great graphic that shows what media platforms are owned in part or whole by what media companies. It’s actually a…

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Quick Takes – Content Marketing and Media News for 1/23/18

Media Amazon Studios seems to be in the midst of a bit of upheaval in terms of direction, canceling a number of beloved shows (many…

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