Do You Hear that Train a’Comin?

Blockbuster Video had 9,000 stores and 60,000 employees and $5.9 billion in revenues at their peak in 2004. Then the installation of cable modems made streaming video possible. Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy protection on September 23, 2010.* Technology is a freight...
The Top TV and Social Media of 2015

The Top TV and Social Media of 2015

From sports to zombies to Republicans, we had lots to watch and tweet about in 2015. Football dominated viewing this year, claiming 8 of the top 10 rated telecasts. Super Bowl XLIX (NBC) attracted 115,204,000 viewers as the Patriots captured yet another NFL title....
US Adults’ Daily Major Media Consumption Estimates, 2011-2015

US Adults’ Daily Major Media Consumption Estimates, 2011-2015

It’s a trend, but not a surprise. Newspaper readership will see its largest decline in daily usage by the end of this year. What is a surprise is that to those that do read the paper, the ads continue to have a sizable influence on consumers’ purchases. What is also...

Good Comes From #thedress Internet Sensation

Kudos to The Salvation Army of South Africa. They grabbed onto the silliness that was #thedress and spun it into a very effective domestic violence message. The caption reads The caption reads “Why is it so hard to see black and blue? The only illusion is if you think...

Live Broadcasting? There’s an App for That!

Video: something that has always been and will always be a passion of mine. It never mattered to me whether I was in front of the camera making a fool of myself in one of my mother’s home videos, behind-the-camera trying to capture that great “Hollywood” shot, or on...