Media in the Czech Republic
Broadcaster adjusts names, cleans books, looks ahead
"still confusing media world"
Media in Poland
Nasty campaign promise moves forward, publishers targeted
"with a vengence"
The Happy Advertising People
If disruption is the key to success, these are the best of times. Nothing is as it was a year ago, even five minutes ago. Blame social media. Blame the web. Blame the moon. But all that lovely disruption comes at a price. No worries: inflation will reduce the risk.
Media in Italy
Financial publisher with financial problems tries reorganization
"No easy solutions exist"
No company hides from the takeover masters
media on the menu
Fake News, Hate Speech and Propaganda
Trust in media varies by distance
perhaps from the Sun
Total eclipse of the news media
endless battle, not unwinnable
As the digital revolution matures no one is left speechless. We share. We shout. We are connected. We are confused. Immense wealth and endless utility have defined the digital dividend along with a poverty of opportunity and understanding. These are still big days for fake news.
ftm Radio Page
Radio in Germany
With digital transition firmly taking hold of the fertile imagination, attention spans notwithstanding, firm data is ground control. More data should yield greater understanding. Indeed, it does. But that depends on what, exactly, folks want to understand. After that, everything is just as complex as it was last week.
Sports rights and the rich telecoms
broadcasters fight for scraps
Cool for kids, investors swoon, ads to follow
Publisher fights back by banning dumb trolls
“take the edge off”
Reporters have had enough from harassing politicians
The old ways are definitely out for news reporting. The new normal is a news cycle measured in micro-seconds and defined by social media. Autocrats expect reporters to recite the press releases and dig no more. Those who dare challenge are banished, jail to follow. And it creeps across borders.
Anybody even vaguely associated with journalism and the news media is consummately aware that the month-old US presidential administration is hell-bent on discouraging any reporting less than fawning from appearing in print, on television, radio or online. To discourage is far too mild; try crush. A key advisor referred many times last week to the news media as an “opposition party” to be fought “every day,” without any sense of irony, at a far-right political conference. “Oh, this could be messy,” to quote Alanis Morissette.
Still the man behind the curtain