Category Archives for Media/TV/Cable
Wow! I can’t tell you how impressed I was about this amazing statement from Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, in response to the debacle that occurred last year after raising prices and splitting DVD from streaming.
It takes a … Continue reading
One company’s cannibalization is another company’s disruption. This is the conundrum of our time. Companies are hesitant to cannibalize their own business, which opens them up to others disrupting their business (think Blockbuster, Kodak).
It gave me great pleasure to read a recent article in The New York Times outlining the process of Nickelodeon’s newest digital product – an iPad app for kids. Like any new product there were some surprising outcomes
Like many others, I was disappointed to read that News Corp was shutting down The Daily, it’s iPad only ‘newspaper’. Not just because they were a client – but also because I was (am) a big fan!
There are two … Continue reading
There has been a lot talk about the unbundling of the album and hopeful talk that cable will unbundle – but I don’t recall any talk of unbundling a magazine. Who would pay for an article when so much content … Continue reading
Television is going to be one of those rare words that is going to take on new meaning at the same time it is going to represent a time passed. With CES kicking off (WSJ sub) this week it seemed … Continue reading
Today (the show) seems to be grappling with it’s future and we’re all watching. It’s interesting when a ‘network jewel’ has the same challenge as a whole industry – do we stay with journalism traditions or do we embrace ‘reality’ … Continue reading
It’s just speculation – but let’s muse for a moment about what could happen should Apple buy Hulu.
For one thing Apple would become a media company rather than a technology company. They would have an array of content, available … Continue reading
What kind of TV will you be watching? Two insider views on where TV is headed.