Net neutrality is about video

Net neutrality is about video

I have had trouble formulating a view on net neutrality. Today I had an epiphany which simultaneously crystalized my view and explained why I've taken so long to decide.

Net neutrality is all about video. The carriers are losing cable revenue to unbundling pressure, in large part driven by streaming video. They want to recoup that revenue by charging streamers a premium for data-intensive video delivery…

Rickety email

Rickety email

DNAinfo is probably getting more attention in death than it did in life, which is no doubt the fundamental cause of its untimely demise.

While the journalism community laments the narrative of the evil billionaire crushing the unionist protagonists, I will share a mundane, prosaic observation that may have more to do with the realities of digital publishing.

The role of CMO does not=CEO

The role of CMO does not=CEO

In the last few years I've seen arguments that the CMO should be in charge of virtually every aspect of a company. I don't agree. I still see that as the role of the CEO.

The CEO is the ultimate authority and driving force of a company. The CMO should be as forceful and authoritative as other C-Suite executives, but no more or less. The CEO is still the ultimate source of power and should be, as she is accountable for shareholder value or any other organizational core metric.

Memo to Jack Dorsey: Trump is TWTR's best friend

Memo to Jack Dorsey: Trump is TWTR's best friend

Silicon Valley is all atwitter (pun intended) about the hard reboot that is the Trump administration. However, one obvious beneficiary seems to have missed the boat: Jack Dorsey.

The Donald used tweets like Zeus used lightning bolts to ascend to the Olympian heights of our republic. All it took was one tweet to initiate a feeding frenzy which earned the Trumpster virtually wall to wall TV coverage without buying a single GRP.