ABC Joining NBC, Fox on Hulu

May 1, 2009

The Walt Disney Co. is joining fellow multimedia giants NBC Universal and News Corp. as stakeholders and providers of content to the growing TV Web site. Disney is promising to distribute a host of programming via the service, including such ABC staples as Lost, Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty.


Trade school advertising up

April 21, 2009

Here’s an interesting article about the amount of ad dollars trade schools have been spending during the recession. As more people find themselves out of work more decide to go back to school, and trade schools are trying to make sure their programs are seen. In Phoenix alone 15 to 20 schools are advertising on one duopoly of stations.

Predictions of Local Economic Impact on Public Radio

March 2, 2009

How will public radio and television survive the failing economy? Below are two links, one for public radio predictions from November 2008 and the other Guidelines to Manage Stress.

Public Radio Local Economic Impact

Managing Stress in Tough Economic Times

YouTube Seeks Celebrity Produced Videos

February 9, 2009

The New York Times reports that YouTube is seeking to add professionally produced content to its site through a deal with Hollywood talent agency William Morris. The deal could generate more revenue for the website, which currently attaches ads only to those videos provided by partner media companies. 

Television Continues to “Shine”

February 9, 2009

Yesterday, The New York Times published an article speculating on why television continues to dominate in a digital age when all other “old-media” have diminished in influence. Read it here