Category Archives : Mainstream Media

Comcast, Netflix and the Implications on the Future of Media

ShareContributed by Peter Prodromou, President, Racepoint Global The prediction of the catastrophic decline of television has always seemed a little shrill and frantic. Pure social media players have spent the past decade maligning this 80-year-old medium, even as networks have managed to drive up ad prices by more skillfully than ever slicing and dicing demographics. Social, […]


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The Media Blitz: Healthcare Ruling Sparks Confusion 22

ShareBy Sam Hamilton (@SamJHamilton) I’ve been known to, on occasion, overzealously hit “tweet” too soon. I haven’t reread my message and there will be some verb confusion, a missing link or an incorrect username. Thankfully, my 311 loyal followers don’t seem to follow me close enough to screenshot my mistakes and broadcast them to the […]

Conquering Capitol Hill, 140 Characters at a Time 21

ShareBy Brent Carney, @BrentRCarney Social media has become the norm on the campaign trail, and is quickly becoming entrenched on Capitol Hill. Members of Congress and their staffers alike have taken to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and any number of other social media sites to interact with constituents, sway public opinion and counter political opponents. Social media […]


Prometheus Goes Viral 6

ShareThis is a guest post by Evan Siff. Follow him on Twitter @Stairway2Evan. While everyone is drooling over the recently released Hunger Games, I really couldn’t care less, as I have already seen it many years ago when it was called the Running Man (Katniss would never have made it past Subzero). However, being a […]

Honor Your Civic Duty and Vote… for SXSW ’12 3

Share It’s that time of year, again: where the SXSW Interactive 2012 PanelPicker is open for public voting! For those of you who are already versed in the innovative, educational treasure trove that is SXSW, I don’t think I need to expound any further. For the rest of you, read on: “The 19th annual SXSW® […]

It's time to vote for SXSWi 2012!

Wade Roush

Why Xconomy’s Wade Roush Is A Perfect Role Model 7

Share Everyone knows that the media industry has experienced widespread changes during the past few years. As a result of these changes (particularly the creation of a 24/7 real-time news cycle) many media outlets have changed the way they work with businesses and PR companies. There have been a few outlets that have been the […]