Facebook Hasn’t, Doesn’t, and Won’t Care About News or Those Who Create It

One of the many declarations, updates and statements made by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s recent F8 developer conference included him saying he…

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There’s No More Direct Connection to the Audience Than RSS

It’s both heartening and kind of hilarious to read stories like this where Mic, in this instance, talks about how it feels the need to…

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Everybody’s Bundling

First it was Spotify Premium and Hulu being available for a combined $12.99 a month. Then it was MoviePass and iHeartRadio offering a three-month combined…

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When The Media Is Its Own Media

The other day Entertainment Weekly reported that its recent “Dawson’s Creek” reunion issue lead to a spike in viewing of the show on Hulu, which…

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Media Flocking Together For Scale and Survival

This roundup of some of the media groups that have been formed in the last couple years is interesting in and of itself. The reasons…

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Alienating Talent Is No Growth Strategy

Why legacy media is so very, very screwed in four succinct points: Reports circulated a report last week that “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris is looking…

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Rosanne and the Selective Representation of Politics on TV

As expected given its massive debut ratings, ABC has renewed “Roseanne.” If you’ve read literally any coverage of the show in the weeks leading up…

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Taking Your Product and Message Right to The Consumer

There have a been a number of stories similar to this recent Adweek piece written about the rise of direct-to-consumer brands and the effect they’re…

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What If the Media Focused On Doing One Thing Well?

Whether it’s on Twitter or, like me, via RSS, it’s pretty likely you see the same story reported by multiple outlets over the course of…

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Google Buys Tenor, So Let’s Drop the Facade

When it comes to GIF repositories there are two major players (putting Tumblr aside since that’s not it’s main purpose...though it kind of is): Giphy…

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