Forbes Column: My Week with Sarah Palin (the Channel)

September 24, 2014

I spent some time with the new Sarah Palin Channel on the TAPP TV platform, and wrote about it on Forbes.  Beyond the channel itself, the piece looks into the fascinating development of new over the top platforms like TAPP and multi-channel networks (MCNs) like…

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Forbes column: The Emmys: Defending Cable From The (New York) Time(s) Warp

September 1, 2014

Here’s my Forbes column with my “Emmy Analyst Popcorn Challenge” to Alessandra Stanley of The New York Times, as she decried the “elitism” of cable television.  Sorry, folks, that argument ended about 30+ years ago!

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Forbes column: Top 5 Media Properties to Share with Your College-Bound Daughter

August 26, 2014

Here’s my latest Forbes piece – shamelessly exploiting my first child heading off to college! I hope you enjoy….

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Quoted this week re: @Amazon @HachetteBooks Publishing Battle

August 15, 2014

I was quoted earlier this week in Joe McKnight’s piece in Washington Internet Daily about the ever-increasing nastiness of the Amazon-Hachette fight.  Washington Internet Daily 8-12-14 In case you missed it, here’s my Forbes piece on this topic. Washington Internet Daily re-published with permission of…

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Forbes piece: Amazon-Hachette Battle: Dollars or Dogma?

August 5, 2014

Here is my most recent Forbes piece.  For me, the Amazon-Hachette battle carries the characteristics of many public battles in and among major media companies.  It is fascinating to watch, and for the sake of publishing’s future, my hope is for a cooling down of rhetoric…

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Last week’s Forbes piece: Microsoft Shutters Xbox Entertainment Studios

July 28, 2014

Here’s last week’s piece on Microsoft’s decision to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios and my take: that it shows how just how hard the content business really is.  Enjoy!  

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Oh, Opie & Anthony: What A CEO Must Do When An Employee Offends The Public (Forbes piece)

July 25, 2014

Here’s the link to my piece on lessons from the Opie & Anthony fiasco for CEOs managing the reputation of their company, brands, etc. For those who’ve already seen it, apologies for the saturation campaign!

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Forbes Column: Back from the Beach (Boys): The Endless Summer of “Nostalgia Media”

July 11, 2014

In case you missed it (and with my pulling of all possible content syndication levers, I don’t know how you could), here is my most recent Forbes post.  I hope you enjoy it, and I always welcome feedback!

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New Forbes column: Lessons for Media in World Cup

July 3, 2014

Like many of you, I have definitely caught “World Cup Fever” in the last few weeks.  Unlike many of you, I felt compelled to write about it and draw lessons from this terrific event for the media business  – namely, the importance of context over…

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New Forbes column: Aereo and the Supremes

June 27, 2014

Here’s the new Forbes piece from 6/26 on the Supreme Court’s Aereo decision – I hope you enjoy it!

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