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Archives for May, 2009

What I Meant to Say…

by Andrew Frank  |  May 28, 2009  |  1 Comment

The Green Room was closed for renovations, so I waited in a make-shift area outside the control room of the Fox Business News studio in New York while Dave Asman went one-on-one with Monica Crowley over the latest outrages issuing from the White House. Fox Tonight had invited me, about an hour earlier, to come [...]

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Panelists Get Testy at Cloud-for-Media Event

by Andrew Frank  |  May 21, 2009  |  1 Comment

May 21, 2009, NYC – Bluewolf, a SaaS-oriented consultancy with a specialty in helping media companies, hosted an event at the Bryant Park Screening Room yesterday evening. With no free WiFi or 3G penetration in the room, the two-hour session held the attention of its audience, which consisted mostly of media company IT and business [...]

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The Chat-Room Cure for Ad-Zapping

by Andrew Frank  |  May 4, 2009  |  Comments Off

It’s safe to say that, of all the disruptive technologies to assault the media industry lately, DVR-enabled ad-skipping is one of the most potentially destructive. There are plenty of debates about how rapid or pervasive the problem is, but it’s clearly eating away at the staple of the TV business, the 30-second spot. The reason [...]

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