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Advice - The future is bright for journalism, but not for the old breed of journalists I was recently at a dinner convened around the future of media that included a handful of journalists and a good variety of individuals involved in the...
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#NYCTech - Of course we personally believe that content is king, but how do you get the content – and the word – out? It’s not just the ABCs. When it comes to online, you need your zeroes and ones, too – the publishing and content...
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#NYCTech - Not only did ZergNet close their Series A: they’re working with some of the top VCs in town. How did they do it? First, by providing a new way for publishers to grow their sites and monetize their traffic without showing a bunch...
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Advice - Real estate investing is known to be a playground for the big boys. Only the top 3% of the population in terms of financial wealth, can enjoy the game. With the democratization of financing via different means, most prominent would be...
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Advertising - To say that Shari Redstone is a force of nature is putting it mildly. You might detect a twinge of a Boston accent, but when she speaks, it’s definitely at a breakneck New York pace. You can almost tell that the cofounder and...
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Business - Digital commerce touches a number of industries beyond online retail, and exciting things are happening in the publishing world, particularly in education publishing. As “digital” invades the classroom, education publishers are...
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Business - Although the "battle" between traditional print media and social media is one that many folks on both sides of the table don't always love talking about, it's still a very real occurrence. Old powerhouses of print media are...
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#NYCTech - Look, we’re all busy. Sure, we like to stay informed, but with so much going on in the world and so little time – how? That’s where AbridgeME comes in. It’s a news and information/reference site that gives you the salient...
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Advice - Insights from Mike Germano, Chief Digital Officer at Vice Media An ongoing curiosity at NYC Media Lab is how established media companies organize themselves to take advantage of new technologies. Many corporations pay special...
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Business - Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. Adults now get their news on Twitter, according to a new survey from Pew Research Centers, with 85% of those consuming it on a...
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#NYCTech - Jack Myers is a media economist and chairman of Media Advisory Group. More than 250 media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies subscribe to the weekly Jack Myers Media Business Report. Myers speaks...
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Advertising - We talk a lot about disruption in this industry, but Netcurate has taken it a step further. With Netcurate, the online magazine has come of age and heads up, purveyors of Social Media and PR: It’s not just about aggregation –...
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AlleyTalk - Ed. Note: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the contributor do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of this publication.   The breadth of the AlleyWatch contributor network is a key strength...
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Advertising - We’re an industry that loves disruption and let’s face it: most of disruption is about leveling the playing field. That’s what Launch.it - the first free self-publishing platform for PR agencies, brands and startups to launch and...
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Advice - Starting a blog is easy–but maintaining a blog is hard. It takes rigor and a lot of hard thinking. Those first few posts flow easily, but after that, it can seem like an insurmountable task coming up with something to write about...
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Business - Thanks in large part to technology, it is quite likely that children born in this millennium will never know what its like to have a library card or learn from a physical text book. Several entrepreneurs and startups are banking on...

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