Tuesday, December 14, 2010
  • Northwestern Mutual Beefs Up Social Media

    The goal of the videos is to show how the Milwaukee-based company can help provide financial security over a lifetime, no matter what the circumstances. The videos are part of the insurance company's "A Foundation for Life" campaign, which broke in August with TV, print and online and was created by Minneapolis-based Olson. ...Read the whole story

  • Best Buy Touts Media Network

    Best Buy has gained attention for its alacrity in adopting new media tools like Twitter for providing customer service (its Twelpforce) and mobile shopping tool shopkick for offering in-store rewards. Less heralded has been the electronics retail chain's in-house media network across in-store screens, the Web and eventually mobile devices. ...Read the whole story

  • AP, Microsoft, The Eagles, Dozens Of Others Side With Viacom Against YouTube

    The Associated Press, Microsoft, and musical group The Eagles are among dozens of organizations now urging an appellate court to rule in Viacom's favor in its copyright infringement lawsuit against Google's YouTube. ...Read the whole story

Lessons From 'A Charlie Brown Christmas': Simply A Classic

Dec. 9th marked the 45th anniversary of the premiere of the Peabody- and Emmy-award-winning television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas." The special contained layers of lessons and unlikely themes, touching on topics from commercialism to the ...More


  • Forecast: Trends That Will Shape Online Video

    Last week, my counterpart at DBG, Chris Young, wrote about the seven trends that will shape online video 2011. Here are nine realities that will shape online video in 2011 and beyond. ...More