Monthly Archives: July 2006

Mark Cuban’s Challenge – My Answer… Buzz

A few days ago, billionaire Mark Cuban (who owns various entertainment assets, including a film production studio, theatre chain, etc.) posed an open challenge on his blog: … How do you get people out of the house to see your … Continue reading

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Maybe Google should buy a Movie Studio?

A few months ago, a dinner companion informed me that Google was in Hollywood trying to secure exclusive distribution rights to films and TV. Intrigued, I poked around with some folks-in-the-know and, sure enough, Google is wheeling-n-dealing for exclusives. That … Continue reading

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Rise of the Socially-Integrated Media Empire

Rupert Murdoch built his media empire, News Corp, the old-fashioned way… by vertically and horizontally integrating deep and wide into the layers of the media industry (e.g. from production to distribution). But with his acquisition of MySpace, Murdoch has gone … Continue reading

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