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The Millennial Generation Demands Media In New Forms

The Millennial Generation Demands Media In New Forms

The Millennial generation isn’t demanding more media, but it's demanding media in different forms to fit their lifestyles and appetite for information.
Disruption In Publishing: Little Business Books, Big Ideas

Disruption In Publishing: Little Business Books, Big Ideas

The real disruption for publishing is not the onslaught of self-published works in the marketplace; the real change is the consumers demand for short, more direct publications.  Our attentions spans have shortened and this change is impact authors and...
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Can Big Data Help Us Predict The Next Big (Snow) Storm?

I have a confession to make. The weather over the past few months has been infuriating me. I am tired of temperatures that are colder than my freezer. Tired of the snow and ice. And even though I love...
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The Olympics Are Coming: Social Media During Sochi

The Olympics is a time-honored tradition, with some of the world's most pristine athletes competing against elites from other countries and other walks of life. It's a great time for the world - one when we are united through...
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Deconstructing Journalism: Millennial Reporter Successfully Hacks The News

Lara Setrakian, like many in her generation, wanted more than just a job- she wanted to make a difference in the world. She covered the political unrest in Lebanon in 2008 and the Iranian election in 2009 from afar...
Monday Metric: Business Excellence in the Media Industry

Monday Metric: Business Excellence in the Media Industry

By Sonal Gupta Creating and unlocking value in an organization starts with knowing precisely where things stand, and where the opportunities for improvement lie.  To help, SAP’s Performance Benchmarking group publishes a short analysis each Monday, highlighting hot industry topics…
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Post Bezos

Jeff Bezos is now the proud owner of the Washington Post, a brand one could argue is stalled, stuck and stale. To some, it's an occasion for hand-wringing: What if this filthy-rich business titan dares to insert himself...
Instagram Video Disintermediates Broadcast Journalism — 15 Seconds at a Time

Instagram Video Disintermediates Broadcast Journalism — 15 Seconds at a Time

These are exciting times for newshounds in search of consumable content. NowThis News, brought to you courtesy of Instagram, has debuted as an entirely video-based news outlet for people on the go. The folks behind NowThis News launched their...
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Traditional News Media: Alive or Dead?

In the last 30 days alone, we have witnessed the purchases of two major newspapers with storied pasts: John Henry, the principal owner of Red Sox and Liverpool FC, bought the Boston Globe from the New York Times for...