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 2/1/18

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

One of the longest-lived parts of the internet is going by the wayside as The Huffington Post has announced it’s doing away with its contributor…

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You Won’t Find Me Using Any of Those Facial-Recognition Apps

Recently there was a brief wave of everyone using a new Google app feature that took your selfie and delivered what it felt was the…

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Why Is Infinite Scrolling Everywhere But Search Results?

One of my least favorite design trends of the last few years is the “infinite scroll.” I’d like to eventually reach the end of the…

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