I’ve talked to a lot of random high-middle-management people in my life who have told me that there isn’t really a logical reason to invest in mobile, because it’s a “fad.” (As in, “Well, something else will come along.”) I… Continue Reading
In short answer, yes: Fast Company was sold for $35 million back in 2005, for example. Inherently, there’s value in the field of reporting on business, leadership, management, etc. Here’s what got me thinking about all this, though.
I just read this on a plane from BOS to DFW. I laughed out loud about six times; when the plane landed, the guy across the aisle from me was like, “Hey, I have to ask … what could possibly… Continue Reading
631 ad pages for Vogue in the September issue, which is regularly used to gauge the health of fashion / luxury / lifestyle publications. The next highest number of ad pages in that space? InStyle, with 485. That’s a difference… Continue Reading
Yesterday over at Slate, six-year editor David Plotz said goodbye. He’s being replaced by Julia Turner, who for all intents and purposes has a similar mindset. You can view Slate in a lot of different contextual ways, but it’s near and dear to my heart… Continue Reading
Check this out: Google Trends Newsroom, with 20 or so employees, keeping track of search trends around World Cup games and really helping you tap into the mood and spirit of different countries (and/or the world). If you go there… Continue Reading
In some ways, Harvard Business Review is the gold standard of business-school-associated journalism. One of their former editors went on to found Fast Company (another great business magazine) and is now running for Governor of New Mexico. HBR dutifully tracks — as most publications do —… Continue Reading
Marissa Mayer — who made a splash wit some product grabs (Tumblr) and some people grabs (Katie Couric, David Pogue) recently — gave a Yahoo (Yahoo!) keynote at CES 2014 and talked about some of Yahoo’s upcoming plans. It was an entertainment-driven… Continue Reading