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War Reporting

f/16 And Be There
lens Images are evermore important to the media sphere. About 100 million are posted to Instagram each day. The vast majority are personal, not newsworthy except for the volume. Across all platforms images are the big attention-getter, shaping news editors decisions proportionally. Images are emotion-laden, including, sometimes, compassion.





Public Broadcasting

Government ditches license fee initiative
Just say no to no


Media in Turkey

No let-up in media purges
special removals

ftm Radio Page
Digital Radio

Digital uncertainty increases, money more than audience
global trends speeding on

Radio in the UK

Strategy To Fit The Mold
cookie cutter Broadcasters have different brand strategies, each suiting a particular customer. Audience reach is obvious but often just a means to an end. Complex strategies can be tricky, confusing the customer very risky. Atop everything shareholder’s needs and interests must be satisfied. The meetings can seem endless.







Social Media Matures

What Happens In The Real World, Just Like The Movie
Digital technology is unforgiving. Ones and zeros. Digital technology business is ruthless. The ones take all, no sharing. The zeros leave no trace, filtered out. Woe be onto those who expect a different outcome.

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  • Social Media Matures (...believe it or not...) – new
    Hundreds of millions use social media, billions even. It has spawned revolutions, excited investors and confounded traditional media. With all that attention a business model remains unclear or it's simply so different many can't see it. What is clear is that there's no turning back. 114 pages, PDF (July 2016)

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