Monthly Archives: December 2015

Looking back at the original 1977 Star Wars

Thirty-eight years ago, in a movie theater not that far away, I saw the original Star Wars movie during the summer of 1977.  It was between my junior and senior years in high school, and the movie was the talk … Continue reading

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Media Business in the News

Amazon to start selling subscriptions on streaming services to Prime customers. Includes Showtime and Starz. Lebron James signs lifetime deal with Nike Not entirely clear whether it’s his life lifetime or professional lifetime.  Anyway, he’s getting a Michael Jordan level … Continue reading

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Sentimental Twaddle – A Host of Christmas/Holiday Ads That Will Make You Cry

Advertising Age’s morning newsletter had a lot of interesting news this morning, but none better than a story on a number of Christmas and holiday themed ads guaranteed to make you blubber like a baby! Among the best/worst is a German … Continue reading

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Trying to Control the News

There’ve been several stories over the last few days of governments attempting to control the news.  Here are links to two of them: Judge forces Florida paper to “unpublish” information According to Columbia Journalism Review, a judge in Florida has … Continue reading

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