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To Boldly Go

September 26, 2017

To Boldly Go

Star Trek Discovery premiered on CBS this past Sunday. Future episodes will be available exclusively on the CBS All-Access SVOD streaming service...

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You Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road

September 11, 2017

You Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road

The big iPhone 8 announcement is happening this week. Lost in the shuffle (as usual), Apple is also expected to announce a fairly major update to its...

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Try, Try Again

September 05, 2017

Try, Try Again

Welcome back from Labor Day. An interesting story as the summer of 2017 comes to an end. Roku filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on September...

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The Realpolitik of the Sinclair-Tribune Merger

August 29, 2017Rob Silvershein

The Realpolitik of the Sinclair-Tribune Merger

The controversy behind the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 Billion cash and stock agreement to acquire 42 broadcast stations and other media assets...

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A Billion Here, A Billion There

August 23, 2017

A Billion Here, A Billion There

Rumors this week that Apple plans to spend $1 billion on original content in 2018. My first reaction is that, man, those Apple folks have expensive...

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Put a Fork in It

August 15, 2017

Put a Fork in It

More big news out of the media world last week, as Disney announced it will be pulling its content from Netflix when the current license agreement...

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Come Together

August 08, 2017

Come Together

Big news out of the pay-TV world last week, as Discovery Communications announced the $14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, the...

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Shark Week 2017

August 01, 2017

Shark Week 2017

Summer’s here in full force, which can mean only one thing. Shark week! Discovery Channel’s long-running tradition celebrated its 29th...

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From Strength to Strength

July 25, 2017Joel Espelien

From Strength to Strength

Wall Street made headlines in the media world on two fronts this week. First, the Big 5 (Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft) have now...

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The Long Goodbye

July 18, 2017Joel Espelien

The Long Goodbye

Summer is in full swing and movie theatres are filled with summer blockbusters. Unfortunately, they are not also filled with moviegoers. To the great...

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