I woke up thinking, what is news good for? No, I was not being snarky. It was just a question: what is the purpose of news. After two and a half decades in the media trenches, the way I thought of news and its purpose was simple: one, to inform. And second, to educate the reader … Continue reading Forget what, where is the news?
By now you are likely sick and tired of all the news around Joe Rogan signing a megadeal with Spotify. Me too! I mean, I liked Spotify for what it was: a great music streaming service. But now, I am not too sure. Recently, whenever I experience Spotify, I come away thinking, “Man, it has … Continue reading Spotify and the fight for attention
BuzzFeed, the company started by Jonah Peretti has received $50 million in funding from Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz, making it one of the largest VC investments in a media company. The news has everyone talking about the deal and everyone has an opinion, including me, which I shared with Bloomberg West’s Emily Chang and … Continue reading BuzzFeed & The Attention Game