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White America, Wake The F*ck Up. The Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile ARE Your Problem.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Jesse Damiani

As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.

The Sports Broadcast Revolution Will Be Tweeted

Neil Maycock | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Neil Maycock

Sports broadcasting has entered a pivotal moment in time where failure to keep up with technology and the movement of viewers to OTT services could se...

Six Technological Advancements to get Excited About This Year

Quora | Posted 06.02.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are the most exciting Internet products in 2016? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

CBS, Turner Sign $8.8 Billion Extension On NCAA Tournament Broadcast

Reuters | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.12.2016 | Sports

CBS and Turner Broadcasting have signed an $8.8 billion, eight-year extension of their agreement to broadcast the NCAA's Division 1 Men's Basketball C...

Diversity in Television: An FCC Principle Now Being Reconsidered

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 02.29.2016 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

A founding principle of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is protecting the public interest in communications - in television, radio, intern...

The 5 Wonderful Things Sir Terry Wogan Teaches Us

Melanie Pritchard | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Pritchard

Few deaths move nations like Sir Terry Wogan's has Britain and Ireland.

Loving Someone Far Away

Mona Friis Bertheussen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Mona Friis Bertheussen

Sure it hurts. But did you know that missing someone is actually a good sign? "When you long for someone, it's not necessarily a sad thing," a psycho...

My Fantasy Team Has Erectile Dysfunction: Mistakes of Sports Marketers

Greg Portell | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Greg Portell

In simple terms, advertisers buying more media and investing fewer resources in less glamorous execution capabilities. As the dollars continue to climb and financial questions become more pointed, advertisers will need to account for their decisions.

7 Top Tips for When You Start Using the New Periscope App Plus My Favorite Broadcaster of the Week!

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 10.20.2015 | Technology
Sky Mandala Marcano

My number one tip for you is, if you really want to start broadcasting on Periscope but feel nervous, start today!

'Live' Murders in Virginia Show Need for Greater Training of Journalists Before They Go 'On-Air'

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 08.28.2015 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

Joe Little of ABC Channel 10 News in San Diego had it right. He saw no need for media analysis when it came to Vester Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, who murdered two people and injured a third on air as his camera rolled. He quickly sent the footage to social media.

Watch: Bay Area Newsrooms Get An On-Air Jolt During 4.0 Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 08.17.2015 | Media

San Franciscans watching the morning news got a startling wake-up when a 4.0 earthquake in Piedmont, California, sent a jolt through Bay Area newsroom...

"We Are All Broadcasters": Q&A with Michelle Gielan on Her New Book, Broadcasting Happiness

Pam Stucky | Posted 08.11.2015 | Books
Pam Stucky

From the moment I started reading Broadcasting Happiness, I was filled with questions about the concepts and ideas Michelle was sharing. I was delighted to have the chance to ask her a few questions about new book, below. Thank you so much, Michelle, for your time!

5 Reasons Broadcasters Need Real Digital Strategies Now

Jim Monroe | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Jim Monroe

Last week was hard on media stocks. For a couple of days it looked like the dire warnings about cord-cutting and millennial TV viewing had proven out.

Broadcasting Just Got Sexy Again

Jim Monroe | Posted 07.17.2016 | Media
Jim Monroe

Networks will always act in their own best interest. Aggregators will come and go. But digital television is already becoming a huge business. In fact it's going to be the primary business, so stations must focus on building that business in a way they can control well into the future.

Cable TV Disconnect, Smart TV and Consumer Choice

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Cable television systems thumbed noses at Senator John McCain's call a couple of years ago for unbundled content options, but consumers have responded to a wider marketplace of real-time choices and technologies.

Silent Treatment

Jim Moret | Posted 07.14.2016 | Media
Jim Moret

My doctor said I was like a major league pitcher being put on the disabled list. I'm not an athlete. I am a broadcaster, but the analogy was not lost on me. My voice is my tool and it was rendered temporarily useless.

Media Ethics: Whose Standards?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Broadcast media are under intense pressure, given tight deadlines, security threats, competition and shrinking budgets. The key challenges are: How do we define media ethics and who sets the standards when the journalism of terror is becoming the new normal?

Broadcast Meet Tackles Terrorism, Policies, Challenges

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A conference aimed at mitigating hate speech, radicalism, and violence that plague Arab broadcast media took the bull by the horns this week amid heated debate on freedom and government controls.

Top 3 Business Lessons From Mayweather-Pacquiao

Greg Portell | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Greg Portell

The latest 'fight of the century' ended as many have before - collective viewer boredom followed by calls for a rematch. Despite its oftentimes unmatched hype, boxing frequently delivers disappointing end products.

Can TV Save Local Media?

Jim Monroe | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Jim Monroe

Is it inevitable that TV stations suffer the same fate as their print counterparts? Will they too slash newsroom staffs, rely more and more on syndicated, national content and let advertisers encroach on editorial?

Adjusting the Frequency: Women Take to the Airwaves

UN Women | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
UN Women

. The discussion revolves around key questions: how has the women's causes changed; are women accessing decision-making roles; are they more equal today?

Why Hollywood Can't Beat This True Story

Mona Friis Bertheussen | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
Mona Friis Bertheussen

Is there really such a thing as a coincidence? Or is there something in life, working behind the scenes to bring every story together? I did not set out to answer this question. I just followed my fascination with a strange and beautiful story from China, about twin sisters surprisingly reunited by a red dress.

Reed Hastings Is an Optimist

Jim Monroe | Posted 01.31.2015 | Media
Jim Monroe

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has predicted the death of broadcasting. That may come as a relief to many of today's broadcast executives who will be well into retirement by then. But if he is giving TV stations another 16 years, his outlook is downright rosy.

World Cup Broadcasts: The Middle East's Opportunity to Miss an Opportunity

James Dorsey | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Pricing by Qatari entities holding World Cup rights for the Middle East and North Africa, including Al Jazeera's belN Sports channel, puts broadcasts beyond the reach of many football fans in the region.

AM Broadcasters Must Fight for Survival or Be Forced Over the 'Buffalo Jump'

Fred Lundgren | Posted 08.02.2014 | Media
Fred Lundgren

Figuratively speaking, AM radio faces a similar fate. Like the Bison, a certain number of AM stations are driven over the cliff each year but unlike the Native Americans, the FCC doesn't care enough to sustain the remaining herd.