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After $1 Billion In Losses Over 33 Years, Washington Times Reaches Profitability

Washington Times | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.16.2015 | Media

Some said it could never be done. Ever. But it’s done. The Washington Times announced Wednesday it achieved in September the first profitable month ...

A Day in the Entertainment and Media Business, as Told by My Blood Pressure

Damian Bazadona | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

When I strapped on the new Apple Watch this past week, I inadvertently got a sneak peek into how much energy it actually takes me to make it through the day. There I was at the end of the day, exhausted, winding down, when I began playing around with the watch.

A WSJ Op-Ed You Might Actually Like Blasts Obama For Siding With Evil Cable Giants

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business

Media mogul Barry Diller blasted the Obama administration for taking the side of the nation's biggest broadcasters against the company he is bankrolli...

The New York Times Is Leaving the U.S Newspaper Industry Behind

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

The announcement that the New York Times Company wants to sell the New England Media Group (including the Boston Globe) and focus on its flagship title illustrates how the New York Times is leaving the U.S. newspaper industry behind.

Piracy Shmiracy: We Need New 21st Century Business Models

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
John Tarnoff

The MPAA and NATO are panicking because they don't know how to replace revenues lost not to piracy, but to newer commercial content platforms like Netflix or YouTube. This is a better explanation for the brinksmanship over the now-tabled SOPA/PIPA legislation.

Post 50 Music: The Lost Audience

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

We are the generation that invaded record stores on Wednesday, when the new releases came out, wanting to be the first of our friends to have the new cool album. We slept on sidewalks outside of Korvettes for the first tickets to the Dr. Pepper Festival. We took and continue to take our musical entertainment seriously. It matters to us.

Reorganizing National TV Competitive Sets Based on Business Relationships

Jack Myers | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

As advertisers, media agency buyers and media planners approach the annual national TV Upfront season, Jack Myers Media Business Report asked them to ...

The New Power Girls: Here Is What the Internet Is, What It Will Do and What to Do About It (Including Making Money)

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The New Power Girls

The internet is unique that it enables both communications and information delivery in one environment. No other platform can do this.

The New Power Girls: What A Power Girl Needs To Know About The Future Of The Social Internet

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

The internet is nothing more than a communications and information distribution platform. What distinguishes it is that it can do everything that earlier platforms (TV, radio, etc.) can.

The New Power Girls: Understanding The Future Of The Internet And How Women Entrepreneurs Are Taking Advantage Of It

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The New Power Girls

It's a sunny afternoon in the Los Angeles area as I take a chair at the long, rectangular table facing attendees at the Digital Hollywood conference. ...

The Recession Hits Home

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

I'd love to spend some time in the developing world. (Wouldn't it be great if we could find a way to "green" China, India and Africa, while helping to alleviate global poverty?)

Recession Strategy for the Radio Industry: Cut Spot Costs Now and Make Long-Term Deals

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

The time for radio, newspaper, magazine, local television, yellow pages and other media companies to institute turnaround strategies has long-since past.