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Everybody Is a Star: How to Create and Leverage Celebrity in Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Small Business
John Bowen

Did you know that the average successful individual is exposed to roughly 4,000 marketing messages every day? In that crowded environment, it's all too easy to do an amazing job and still have no one know who you are.

How We Will Crush CNN

Cenk Uygur | Posted 08.23.2013 | Media
Cenk Uygur

The handwriting is on the wall. Their ship is too big, too costly and too slow. They couldn't turn that ship around even if they wanted to, and besides, they've already hit the iceberg.

Is the Press Too Big to Fail?

Todd Gitlin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Will it do for journalists and editors to remain thoroughly tangled up in their own remarkably unquestioned assumptions about what constitutes news? It's long past time to reconsider some journalistic conventions.

New Bad Things

The European Magazine | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
The European Magazine

Instead of lamenting the death of old legacy papers, journalists should confront the challenges ahead of them. It's time to reconsider a public funding scheme.

The Golden Age of Cable

Tom Silva | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Silva

There seems to be an inverse relationship between Hollywood and the general economy. According to the National Association of Theatre Owners during six of the past eight recessions in the U.S., box office and admissions sales increased.

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."

Is Big Media Dying, or Is It Reinventing?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.09.2012 | Media
Daniel Burrus

We tend to think that the old technology is completely dead, but that usually isn't the case. Rather, the old technology gets repurposed and integrated to add value to the future.

WATCH: Arianna Discusses Journalism At The National Press Club

Huff TV | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong appeared at the National Press Club on Friday to discuss journalism and where they see the business going in the fut...

Did the New York Times Miss the Point Of Page One?

Alex Pasternack | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media
Alex Pasternack

Page One is a portrait of chaos, and a compelling one at that. It's not a newspaper article or a well-structured op-ed. It's a testament to the sort of journalism that still matters, that still separates Page One from the Internet's homepages.

Legacy Media's Slice of the Social Commerce Economy

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

Of the $46.6 billion invested last year in digital marketing and advertising, 20% was targeted to legacy media companies (TV, magazines, newspapers, yellow pages, outdoor, radio, etc.). By 2020, that figure will be closer to 13%.

Demand Full Media Disclosure: What's Your Tax Bracket?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Anyone in the media talking about raising income tax rates on the top two income brackets should disclose their possible conflict of interest. "Full disclosure, I fall into the top tax bracket myself, so I would personally be affected by changing this rate."

Why the Attack On Breitbart Isn't Really About Breitbart

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

The great thing about New Media is that the very nature of the give-and-take allows misunderstandings to be quickly corrected, unlike in the airtight, controlled Old Media sham.

After 150 Years of Selling News, Media Outlets Need to Think About Turning Back the Clock

Jane Podesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jane Podesta

The nation's Twitter-length attention span is driving the mainstream media into a wild tailspin, rushing to recreate itself based on the latest search engine feedback.

The FTC Confuses Newspapers With Journalism as it Seeks New Media Tax

Michael Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Gonzalez

To alleviate the plight of the newspaper industry, the FTC is considering remedies including a proposal to extend the Copyright Act to make facts proprietary, increasing NPR and PBS's funding, and levying a tax on Internet users.

Is Print Dead?

J.A. Konrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
J.A. Konrath

Moderator: Welcome to Obsolete Anonymous! I've gathered you all here to welcome our latest member, the Print Industry.

Kouchner's Lament: Misunderstanding the Net

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The internet today -- despite the occasional bouts of disinformation and invented scandal -- is far more of an effective and immediate marketplace of information than the world for which Bernard Kouchner seems to pine.

Straight, No Chaser: The Amazing Rochelle Veturis

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
2morrowknight

From award shows to natural disasters, Twitter has become a permanent part of the global landscape. Media professional Rochelle Veturis has long recognized the power of Twitter.

Steve Jobs Can't Save Us

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Lots of old media types are hoping that Jobs' device will save their business are now proclaiming Jobs, once again, as the man who understands it all.

A New Way to Think About New Media: Arianna Huffington Talks to Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

Why would The Toronto Star newspaper be funding Arianna Huffington's talk during Toronto Advertising Week; hadn't she effectively killed newspapers with The Huffington Post?

A Newspaper Editor Against Pay Walls

Alan Rusbridger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan Rusbridger

In a recent lecture, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger said that universal pay walls were bound to remove journalists from the information revolution.

The Irrelevancy of Network News

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Ellis

Arianna was right to question the networks about their "balloon boy" coverage. Does anybody really wonder why old media is becoming more irrelevant, while new media continues to pave a new path?

Online Activism 1.7: Lessons Learned in Copenhagen

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kevin Grandia

While social media played a role like never before in the run-up and during Copenhagen, there remain issues that must be overcome before activism fully utilizes the power of social media.

Boston Globe's Future Unclear As Sale Deadline Passes

nytimes.com | RICHARD PEREZ-PENA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Prospective buyers of The Boston Globe faced a Friday deadline for submitting firm bids, but it remained unclear what would happen next -- or even whe...

Joe Foote's Plan to Save Journalism

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Al Eisele

While we ink-stained wretches agonize over the uncertain future of journalism, Joe Foote and the University of Oklahoma are trying to make sure that it survives and thrives in the 21st century.

Top "10" Green Twitter Tweeters (Who You Should Follow)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waylon Lewis

Just three active months on Twitter later, I've gained 4,900 followers -- and, more importantly, Twitter is among my web site's top ten traffic sources.