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What's a TV appearance worth?

Sep 9, 2013
President Obama's effort to convince America to take action on Syria involves six TV appearances today and a primetime address tomorrow. What's that kind of exposure worth?
Posted In: Barack Obama, media, television

In report on NFL injuries, ESPN opts for the sidelines

Aug 23, 2013
ESPN has pulled out of an investigative project about head injuries in the National Football League. The league denies pressuring ESPN in any way.
Posted In: espn, NFL, media

Al Jazeera America: What's the business model?

Aug 20, 2013
With lots of cash to throw into the launch, Al Jazeera America doesn’t need the kind of advertising revenue its competitors bring in.
Posted In: media, Al Jazeera, TV news, news, Qatar

Bustle backlash: How the launch of a website for women turned into a big mess

Aug 15, 2013
Bleacher Report co-founder finds out the hard way how to not launch a website targeted to women.
Posted In: media, publishing, women

Jeff Bezos' prime target: Prestige?

Aug 6, 2013
What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Posted In: washington post, New York Times, media, Amazon, jeff bezos

The Chicago Tribune's kitty exclusive

Jul 31, 2013
Don't worry guys, the Internet has no memory, unless there's a kitten involved or something.
Posted In: newspaper, media, news

Univision dumps El Piolin

Jul 23, 2013
Spanish-language media was rocked by news that Univision cancelled its popular radio show "El Piolin por la Manana."
Posted In: radio, media

Educating a journalist: Is J-school worth it?

Jul 22, 2013
Journalism is changing, and so are J-schools. But what about all the students in the middle?
Posted In: Journalism school, media, newspapers, social media

Google TV versus the cable guy

Jul 17, 2013
Tech giants from Intel to Apple and Microsoft and Sony are pursuing a strategy to create an Internet cable service and now there’s news that Google is entering the fray.
Posted In: television, Google, media, Broadcast, cable TV

Moguls head to deal-making summer camp in Sun Valley

Jul 9, 2013
Investment bank Allen & Co's annual get together for the business glitterati starts today in Sun Valley, and the media deals could pile up.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, media, Tech

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