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‘Minority Report’: The Future is Now

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

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Digital vs. Print Advertising: Tipping Point Update

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

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Digital Advertising Tipping Point in Sight

  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

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Is News Marketing (and Vice Versa)?

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

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The Grateful Dead: ‘Fare The Well’ Concerts Conclude at Soldier Field in Chicago

Updated 7/6/15 Via jambase.com: The Dead perform “Truckin’ ” and “Touch of Grey” in their Fare The Well finale Sunday. Via jambase.com: Here’s a recap of Day 2 (7/4/15) in Chicago of the three Fare The Well gigs. — “It’s … Continue reading

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This Just In: Social Media IS the News …

A couple of recent developments should underscore why social media is wagging the dog these days. Everyone knows about the “throwback Thursday” meme that’s prominent on Facebook (and elsewhere). Seems that WSB-TV, the prominent Atlanta television station and ABC affiliate, … Continue reading

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Have I ‘Brought In Fences’? Have You?

A recent news item jumped out at me: The New York Mets will be bringing in the fences at Citi Field, their home park. First, this highlights one of baseball’s idiosyncrasies — the fact that not all the playing fields … Continue reading

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