In 1977, a reputable media researcher speaking to a convention of theater owners predicted that competition from the then-embryonic cable TV business would wipe out U.S. cinema by the mid-1980s. What happened?
Fellow Student Reporter Tim Lehmann and I sat down with The Huffington Post's founder, Ms. Arianna Huffington, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. What can we learn from The Huffington Post in terms of scaling up our model?
I spot a trend. Suddenly my TV set has more mea culpas than a confessional. Comedies admit they're not funny and never really were. Networks retreat from the stratagems they'd promised would be revolutionary.