by Dave Zornow
Miami, Jan 29 — Among kids and teens 17 and younger, Netflix (named by 70% of respondents) and YouTube (50%) were the top two networks named by respondents to a study conducted by THE INTELLIGENCE GROUP. These results were confirmed by similar studies conducted by cable networks.
Let that sink in for a second. Where is ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox? Where did 60+ years of broadcast network branding go? Where is ESPN, TBS, Discovery, MTV, Nickelodeon, Lifetime, AMC, HGTV and Disney? Gone in a digital second, so it would seem. What does this finding hold for the future of media buying?
by Peter M. Gordon
One of my favorite series this summer is Current TV’s “50 Documentaries to See Before You Die.” Hosted by Morgan Spurlock (Director/writer/star of “Supersize Me”), the series counts down the top documentaries of the last 25 years. Documentarians like Michael Moore and Penelope Spheeris, as well as an expert panel of film industry pros and critics, discuss the impact of the films and tell the stories of how they were made.
A religious hurricane forecast to hit a suburban NYC community in November, 2010 changed course at the last minute, allowing a high school production of The Laramie Project to take the stage with no worries about religious fundamentalists disrupting the play.
But to end the story there would be to miss “a teachable moment” about the averted storm – and why local reporters needed to write about it.
In George W. Bush’s memoir, he says he was absolutely convinced that Iran had WMDs before he authorized an invasion of Iraq despite overwhelming evidence that Bush knew with virtual certainty that the information he used was flawed,
Author and professor Scott Bonn examines George Bush’s history — as told by George Bush.
Fox News’ slant on Comedy Central’s Sanity/Fear rally raises questions about what is fair and balanced. But is the joke on us for even asking the question?
The partners at Sterling Cooper Draper & Pryce would be happy to know that Mad Men’s audience likes advertising just as much as they do.
Nielsen has announced organizational changes which will give set top box data greater visibility in the ratings company as well as testing to see how STB data compares to the ratings currency.
It’s Independence Day 2010 — and many of us aren’t feeling quite as independent as we did a few years ago. At least a million people without steady work will lose their unemployment benefits this week.
The pressures of meeting a mortgage, feeding a family, paying taxes and staying afloat are obvious. Valerie Menowsky says some of the other impacts and frustrations of being less than fully employed are less visible.
If you find yourself going online to learn what’s going on around town, you’re not alone. More Americans are using digital tools to complement face to face encounters with neighbors and friends to keep current on what’s up — downtown.
Google TV combines two commonly used consumer technologies into a can’t miss new product.
Just the same way AT&T’s Picturephone combined TV and the telephone almost 50 years ago. As Sarah Palin might say, “how’s that working out for you?”