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  • The Futurist: Darkness Falls on Missouri
    Feb. 17, 2009 started out like any other day for Travis. He had been under siege for nearly a year, but had been unaware of it. Travis wasn't an ignora ...
  • The Fox & Hound in the Living Room
    By the middle of the 20th century television had comfortably made its way into the American living room. And 52.6 million families watched nearly seven hours of TV a da ...
  • Squeezing Out Success
    When life hands us lemons, we make lemonade. While experts predict a grim year for all media categories, including the much-hyped digital arena, we see an abundance of aperture momen ...
  • Writers on the Storm
    While writers - including high-profile ones - walked picket lines as the strike against Hollywood studios continued, advertisers started to get concerned about how it might affect them. ...
  • Contact: Reclaiming the Water Cooler
    Devices are gateways. People use and consume media. They don't really think much about their device so much until it doesn't work. Like a doorway, you don't think about wh ...
  • Bonfire of the Vanity Presses
    This television season, it's a battle between luxurious fabrics and makeup (yay, feminism!). Who do we blame for shows with titles like Cashmere Mafia and Lipstick Jungle? ...
  • Wanted: A Broadcast Buddy
    It's easier to find Australian rules football on cable television than Al Jazeera English. Since launching in the United States last year, the English language version of the Arabic 24-ho ...
  • DOA Q&A | Philo Farnsworth, Inventor of Television
    For a medium that is so universally derided as television, a surprising number of people have claimed credit for it. Over the years, encyclopedias and history books have been revis ...
  • The King of the Living Room
    Most have it wrong. the digitization of media isn't today's critical issue. Today's critical issue is how the digitization of media has transformed consumer behavior and influenced successful business practice ...
  • Take Your Hands Off of My Stack
    When they said "green" we thought they meant trees, but NBC Universal's weeklong "Green is Universal" campaign brought in an extra $10 million from national advertisers. ...
  • How On-Air Pushes Online
    As an online-media professional, i will publicly admit the following only under duress (such as waterboarding) - traditional broadcast media still work. Shhh, don't tell anyone. Of course tv a ...
  • Lipstick Smears
    As the last bits of patriotic confetti floated to the floor of Denver's Invesco Field during the closing moments of the Democratic National Convention, little could anyone - Democrat, Republica ...
  • Small Screen Standards Set
    You know mobile video is getting real when local TV finally gets involved. Treading where only advanced cell-phone operators, Wi-Fi providers and other new media mavens dared to go, old-scho ...
  • Colbert Calls an Audible
    Stephen Colbert's name may not be appearing on the presidential ballot any time soon, but if book sales were votes he'd be a shoe-in. ...
  • Vampire Marketers Walk Among Us
    After conducting one of the more contrived promo campaigns in recent memory, HBO scored 3.7 million viewers for the season-two premiere of True Blood June 14 - the most watch ...
  • Idiots, Boxes
    Finally, after more than a decade of dickering, analog television will finally go dark in February. But marketers finding their way in the new digital TV landscape will find ...
  • The Winter of Their Dissed Content
    Writer writes. striking writers have produced blogs and online videos focusing on - what else - the strike itself. The picket line may have been as much as these write ...
  • Contact: A Dose of Reality
    On Bravo's FLIPPING OUT, OCD-suffering real-estate speculator Jeff Lewis has turned his focus to interior design, choosing to flip off his aggressive buy-sell impulses, at least until the real esta ...
  • Scion Keeps Rolling
    Amid a significant slide in automotive advertising, Toyota's Scion brand is launching a new ad campaign that will increase its visibility in traditional media such as television and print. It ...
  • Out of Wrack
    Fox Networks Group head Tony Vinciquerra is not happy, and he doesn't care who knows it. At least that was the case in late May when Vinciquerra told Daily Varie ...
  • Ice Capades
    Are you ready for some hockey? The National Hockey League (NHL) is trying to steal a little of the NFL's thunder. And they've ripped a couple of pages from t ...
  • Formerly Known As
    The new government of the nation long known as Burma changed the country's name to Myanmar in 1989, following a military junta and the bloody massacre of pro-democracy demonstrators. ...
  • Cook Book
    Sadly, the debut issue of Food Network Magazine doesn't tout "Paula Deen's 137 creative ways to use government cheese!" on its premiere cover. The announcement by Hearst Corporation and Fo ...
  • Hot News Flash
    If you're going to post your commercial to YouTube, why make the "embedding disabled by request"? When you've hit upon a saucy idea for your campaign, let it run wi ...
  • Web Savvy "Mother"
    CBS' hit How I Met Your Mother has a knack for taking show references and parlaying them into online reality. The best part: Each site solidifies fans' attachment to t ...
  • Reality Sets In
    Competition-themed reality series have been among the few programs in the new millennium consistently able to draw the kind of viewer levels - in the 20 million to 30 milli ...
  • No White Flag
    H.L. Mencken famously said, "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats." He was, of course, speaki ...
  • OMD - Hershey's
    Century-old Hershey's was perceived as just that: a company mired in yesteryear. OMD set out to give it a makeover, a modern image. ...
  • R&R Partners - Valley Metro
    The public transportation agency in Phoenix gave R&r Partners a scant $40,000 to do nothing less than reduce mass pollution. How? Encourage carpooling. ...
  • MediaVest - Mars/Dove
    Dove Chocolate was looking to upgrade its role in the premium chocolate category. While awareness was high, young women didn't think it was worth the price. ...