Industry

There Are Worse Things Fox Could Do: Grease Live and TV’s Sad Affair with the Live Musical

May 29, 2014
By
There Are Worse Things Fox Could Do: Grease Live and TV’s Sad Affair with the Live Musical

In the era of multiple platform viewing and increased time-shifting, television turns to the musical. But Fox's selection of Grease seems to ignore a string of warning signs.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Current Events, Industry, Perspectives, TV | 2 Comments »

Why Kickstarter?: Corner Gas and Crowdfunding as Promotion

May 21, 2014
By
Why Kickstarter?: Corner Gas and Crowdfunding as Promotion

When fans are asked to crowdfund the marketing of a film that will exist without their support, the meanings of Kickstarter shift considerably.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Industry, TV | 3 Comments »

Pre-Prime: HBO’s Off-Channel Revenue Legacy

April 23, 2014
By
Pre-Prime: HBO’s Off-Channel Revenue Legacy

How HBO's deal with Amazon Prime reflects its history of embracing new forms of distribution in the interest of connecting with and monetizing audiences unable or unwilling to subscribe to the channel.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Industry, TV | 1 Comment »

Bro-Friendly Fandom: The Blue Mountain State Kickstarter

April 16, 2014
By
Bro-Friendly Fandom: The Blue Mountain State Kickstarter

By leveraging Kickstarter as a safe space for masculinized fandom, Blue Mountain State has the potential to live on despite lacking its progenitor's coverage, prestige, and formalized fan engagement.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Industry, TV | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Jan 13 – Jan 26

January 26, 2014
By
What Are You Missing? Jan 13 – Jan 26

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Dec 30 – Jan 12

January 12, 2014
By
What Are You Missing? Dec 30 – Jan 12

Back from the break, here are ten or more media industry news items you might have missed recently.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Nov 25 – Dec 8

December 8, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Nov 25 – Dec 8

Ten or more media industry news items you might have missed recently
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Nov 11 – Nov 24

November 24, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Nov 11 – Nov 24

Ten or more media industry news stories from the past two weeks.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

Rethinking Media Distribution

November 20, 2013
By
Rethinking Media Distribution

Chuck Tryon discusses Jeff Ulin's latest book on media distribution, focusing on temporal and spatial considerations in a global, digital marketplace.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Film, Industry, Technology, TV | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Oct 28 – Nov 10

November 10, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Oct 28 – Nov 10

Here are ten or more media industry news items you might have missed recently
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Oct 14 – Oct 27

October 27, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Oct 14 – Oct 27

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

What Are You Missing? Sept 30 – Oct 13

October 13, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Sept 30 – Oct 13

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
Read more »

Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off

Why Verizon v. FCC Matters for Net Neutrality— and Why It Doesn’t

September 6, 2013
By
Why Verizon v. FCC Matters for Net Neutrality— and Why It Doesn’t

The policy battle over net neutrality is heating back up with the hearing in Verizon v. FCC. Here's what's at stake in the case.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Industry, Industry, Internet, Internet, Perspectives, Technology, Technology | 1 Comment »

What Are You Missing? Aug 19 – Sept 1

September 1, 2013
By
What Are You Missing? Aug 19 – Sept 1

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Columns, Current Events, Industry, What Are You Missing? | Comments Off