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Future of Media

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...

Make Yourself Useful: Create Marketing People Actually Want

Spencer Critchley | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Spencer Critchley

Jay Baer, of Convince and Convert, has a must-read new book called Youtility, in which he argues that because there's just so much, people are losing patience with all forms of promotion, offline and on.

Shakespeare Is Dead! The Future of Storytelling

Nic Latouf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Nic Latouf

The potential of storytelling in the digital age to change the world is incredible. The ability to make people believe anything is at our fingertips. Make them believe the right thing, pull them into the experience, and you can do exceptional things.

Why Meaning is the Future of Marketing -- and How These 3 Companies Are Pointing the Way

Spencer Critchley | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Spencer Critchley

Meaning is what people really seek in most of the content they consume. (The writer in me hates the idea of "consuming" content, but I guess we're stuck with that term)

What No-content Marketing Will Look Like

Spencer Critchley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Spencer Critchley

The wealthy and powerful have always had access to services like these -- think of the President's Daily Brief or Stratfor -- but it's becoming more common among the broadening population of the too-busy. Some marketers may now need to profile not just their primary target, but their target's gate-keeper.

Misreading the Facts on E-Books

Warren Adler | Posted 03.13.2013 | Books
Warren Adler

The printed book will survive as long as the generation that grew up with the printed book remains an economic factor in its survival. When that generation passes into history, the digital bookshelf will be the dominant technology for the reading public.

Andrew Losowsky

How To Manipulate The Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 06.29.2012 | Books

Ryan Holiday manipulates the media for a living. He is a media strategist for various clients, including Tucker Max and American Apparel, whose founde...

How Is the Government Communications Office Changing?

Steve Ressler | Posted 08.27.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

As the nature of our media shifts, the nature of our communications offices will be forced to shift as well. What will the future of government communications look like?

The Future of Advertising Sales -- It's all About Integration

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Today, media and marketing go beyond mere storytelling; now it's about storytelling and dialogue. That's why social media's so popular. It's not about the word "media"; it's about the word "social."

Glass Technology Of The Future (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

The rise of the touchscreen, tablets and mobile devices has been well documented. It's clear by now that this type of technology will play a big ro...

10 Predictions For The Future Of Media

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

Media, advertising, marketing and communications leaders converged for a forum on the ever-debated topic of "the future of media" this morning at New ...

Your TV: The Gateway To Healthy Living?

Duane Elgin | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Duane Elgin

At this pivotal time in human evolution, it is vitally important that messages in the mass media serve our psychological and spiritual health and not distort our collective intelligence, imagination and evolution.

The FCC's New 'Local' Focus: Too Little, Too Late?

Eric Alterman | Posted 08.16.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

It's not just local news that's disappearing, it's all news. Far fewer reporters and editors are being asked to produce stories in multiple formats, leaving less and less time for reporting and editing.

Have We Lost Touch With What Creates Premium Value?

Katherine Warman Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Warman Kern

Not all ideas were popular "in the day," but have become highly valued over time. Music, paintings, sculptures, and words may not have resonated when created, but their power to move us is timeless.

Craigslist Founder: NPR Will Be A Dominant News Force By 2020

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark said he thinks NPR will be a "dominant force" in media by 2020, thanks to the organization's membership model. Speak...

The Virtual Breadline

Tom Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Davis

The Internet was supposed to make their lives better. Instead, it has taken away their job. Now, ironically, they use the Internet as their vehicle to vent, request and even beg and plead.

Arianna Discusses Future Of Media On "I Want Media" Forum Panel (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna participated in a panel discussion for the website I Want Media's The Future of Media: 2010 forum this past Tuesday. Hosted by NYU journalism ...

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. ...

FCC Launches Examination of the Future of Media and Information Needs of Communities in a Digital Age

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter M. Shane

The FCC just released a public notice, FCC LAUNCHES EXAMINATION OF THE FUTURE OF MEDIA AND INFORMATION NEEDS OF COMMUNITIES IN A DIGITAL AGE. It quo...

Arianna Huffington, Mathias Dopfner Clash Over Paid Content At Monaco Media Forum (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington clashed with Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dopfner Thursday at the Monaco Media Forum. Huffington and ...

Aspen Institute Future of News Theme: Trust Is the New Black

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

Next week, I visit a program where the theme is Models for Preserving American Journalism. News organizations that thrive in the future will be the most trustworthy ones.

In Demand: News Literacy

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shawn Healy

News literacy is "distinguishing--and appreciating--excellence." It requires confronting consumers' cynicism about media, where only a fifth of Americans believe "most or all" reporting.

User review sites: next big media/advertising disruption?

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

A lot of people rely on user review sites for product or service selection, like Consumer Reports, Yelp, Amazon, or Best Buy.Sure, we're aware of adve...

Journalism Is the New Bottled Water

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Sweeney

If newspapers are to have a viable future, people need to be convinced that the information they get in those products is superior to the information they get on the Internet.