Author Archives: Steve Burns
About Steve BurnsI live in the Atlanta area. I also lived for many years in Southern California. I'm into mainstream media, social media, sports, business and politics. I worked for AOL's Patch, but this is my personal blog. I'm on Twitter (@bsteve76), Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. See ya 'round!
In my personal warmup for the AFC and NFC championship games on TV, I watched the movie “Minority Report.” The Tom Cruise movie was directed by Steven Spielberg, and was released in 2002. That has quickly become part of a … Continue reading →
“It’s hard to rally around a math class.” — Bear Bryant, on football’s role on campus. Football can be classified as a game or sport. And in the South, it has been called a religion. Now, it has become a … Continue reading →
My recent blog post on revenue from digital advertising vs. print at The New York Times touched on something that obviously is being discussed in the corner offices of the world’s leading newspaper. Based on recent financial results, I projected … Continue reading →
Don’t shoot the messenger here, as I have not decided which party — including a possible third party — that I will vote for in 2016. However, there were no women on the stage for the prime time GOP debate … Continue reading →
Updated 5:57 a.m., Aug. 1 Suwanee officials have taken initial steps toward what is being called an “extension” of the Town Center area that has been the metro Atlanta city’s focal point for more than 10 years.
Newspapers’ digital efforts — in advertising and content — have been well chronicled lately. However, there’s some recent information that indicates that a watershed moment is within reach. An analyst blog post on Nasdaq.com (dated 7/13/15) gave a revealing … Continue reading →
The one-world, 24/7 environment of the Internet, social media and mobile technology in the 21st century has made me wonder something. Is news (the “breaking, film at 11, read it while it’s hot” kind) another form of marketing? And if … Continue reading →