While trying to explain to my friends why the NBC and Comcast merger was bad for this country, they all thought that this would have not effect on anything from pricing to programming. I was shocked, alarmed then frightened to learn that Keith Olbermann has left MSNBC. His final sign-off damn near brought me to […]Read More Okay, NOW the NBC-Comcast Merger is scaring me…for real!
Today, the Federal Communications Commission grants—with conditions and enforceable commitments approval of the assignment and transfer of control of broadcast, satellite, and other radio licenses from General Electric Company (GE) to Comcast Corporation. The approval will allow GE and Comcast to create a joint venture involving NBC Universal, Inc. (NBCU) and Comcast. Some critics such […]Read More Comcastrophe:: Comcast/NBC Ruling
by Georg Szalai from The Hollywood Reporter Study: Comcast-NBC Universal Merger Will Cost Consumers $2.4 Billion The American Cable Association unveiled an economic study Monday that argues that consumers over the next nine years will pay at least $2.4 billion more for pay TV services if regulators don’t place conditions on the planned Comcast-NBC Universal […]Read More Study: Comcast-NBC Universal Merger Will Cost Consumers $2.4 Billion
Top 10 global brands based on media value Which brands won the most valuable press in the third quarter? Here are the top 10, according to General Sentiment. (The list is based on mentions in traditional and new media outlets and the positive vs. negative sentiments of those mentions. Those mentions are assigned a dollar […]Read More Top 10 global brands based on media value
Now that fashion week in New York City has come to an end, it is interesting to note what really influences buying decisions when it comes to fashion and beauty brands. Despite the recession-which is allegedly over-people are still driven to buy products that make them look and feel good. Nielsen conducted a global survey […]Read More After Fashion Week…What Influences Beauty Buying Decisions
Wow! Where did the time go? I’ve taken a break from Media and Money to focus on Ella Bee PR and business has been great. However, I can’t help but to research and continue to find ways to help businesses with social media marketing and PR. So, I’m back this time for good to with […]Read More Back in the Habit
By Affect Strategies Foursquare is a location-based social networking platform that allows users to alert friends, in real-time, of their exact whereabouts using their mobile phone. The first official Foursquare Day will be recognized in more than 100 major cities across the world and encourages users to attend special Foursquare Day events at nearby participating […]Read More Five Ways to Use FourSquare for Business