My knowledge of 90s television on display in CNN's The Nineties-- Episode One "The One About TV"
Discussed consequences of eliminating net neutrality with Breanne Palmerini
Discussion on HuffPostLive on the objectification of men on television.
A conversation with Urban Information Network's talk show 7 Days about how television is changing. The existence of this show and network illustrates the opportunities.
Talked with Lauren Gilger about The New York Times' plans to create a television news series and why a newspaper might lead the way to the future of television news.
Discussed net neutrality and implications of pending media mergers with Cynthia Canty.
Ben Johnson and I discuss where viewers will find Star Trek: Discovery and what it suggests about the television windows and distribution strategies.
Game of Thrones superfan Cynthia Canty and I talk about how became a global blockbuster.
Discussed why net neutrality is a policy worth maintaining.
Some thoughts on what's behind CBS's strategy with CBS All Access.
Talked with Scott about the changing portrayals of television dads.
Talked with Scott Tong about the challenges facing Viacom now that leadership drama has been resolved.
Enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation with Mediaweek (Australia) editor Dan Barrett about trends in the US television industry
Talked with Matt Townsend on BYU Radio about the future of television and Netflix' place in it.
When the Netflix Effect emerged with Breaking Bad, who would have guessed it would also provide a second life to Grey's Anatomy.
Discussed Netflix' announcement that it would allow downloading of some content.
The Telecomm Act of 1996 is 20 years old! Talked about its consequences and legacy with Cynthia Canty and Dick Kernen.
Listen here to Nora Young and I discuss the changing landscape of media entertainment.
Talked the return of sponsored content with Adriene Hill.
Talked with Julie Rose about how recent Twittercasts might suggest the future of live TV.
Thoughts on AT&T's unlimited data offer for DirecTV subscribers.
Discussing the historical and cultural resonance of television with BBC Radio.
An interview with Michigan Radio’s Stateside program discussing the pending FCC vote on Net Neutrality.
Feb 2018: Talked with Michael Malone about the value of music documentaries for Showtime.
Talked with Rob Owen about how sexual harassment has been depicted in television series over its history.
Jessie Romero interviewed me for this thoughtful and well-researched article on the funding of U.S. public broadcasting.
A look at the how the changing business of television changed its programming.
Would the economics of televising Olympics held in multiple cities work? Talked with Megan Greenwell about this idea.
Some thoughts on news that Amazon adds a monthly option for Prime Video. In a nutshell, not the threat to Netflix most coverage suggests.
A helpful catalog of the many and varied ways of accessing TV circa 2016. Though the authors advocate cord cutting, I note consequences of shifting internet pricing such as efforts to move to usage-based billing.
Discussed the challenges facing the Oscar telecast with Broadcasting & Cable's Mike Malone
Shared some thoughts on the strategy behind HBO's Sesame Street acquisition.
Discussing how changes in U.S. television industry has affected coverage of issues such as abortion.
Thoughts on whether daytime television objectifies men.
Thoughts on how binge-viewing opportunities have diminished the role of traditional programming schedules and linear viewing.
Some perspective on the "renaissance" of strong women on television.
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