Author Archives: Uzo Ometu

Media Man Podcast #52 – The Not So Olympian Ratings

The ratings for the 2016 Olympics are in, and they weren’t good. Some blame NBC for failing to market it correctly, as well as for doing too much time-shifting with events that happened earlier in the day. Some people blame … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #52 – Is Video the New Content Farm?

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about video maker Tastemade and its ability to churn out tons of videos every month. Is it possible that making so much video, that’s getting a lot of views and … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #51 – Make CNN Great Again

In this episode, Uzo talks about a Wall Street Journal article’s critique of Eddy Cue and Apple’s negotiating style, Hulu’s ad-supported offering, and Jeff Zucker’s reign at CNN.         You can checkout the podcast at iTunes: Media Man … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #50 – Verizon Buys Yahoo

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about Verizon’s purchase of Yahoo. Hint: it’s not about the content!           You can checkout the podcast at iTunes: Media Man Podcast on iTunes You can download … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #49 – Livestreaming, Diverse Emmys, Content Isn’t King

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo first tackles the effects of livestreaming technology on the ability of cable news outlets like CNN & Fox News to truly be the ones to break news first. Then he goes … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #48 – ABFF, YouTube Goes Hollywood, Time Warner Stays Single

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about the long-term prospects for Time Warner. He also goes into how the American Black Film Festival is proving to be a motivational space for black creators. And, while seemingly saying … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #47 – Cheddar, Spotify & Newfronts

In this episode, Uzo comes back after some time off to talk about the craziness that is the digital newfronts, his confusion about the music streaming business and risk-taking nature of the Cheddar Inc.         You can … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #46 – Kevin Hart, Screening Room & The NFL on Twitter

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo Ometu talks about what having NFL games means for Twitter, why filmmakers are complaining about a start-up, and how Kevin Hart may be changing the game for Hollywood stars. Also, Uzo … Continue reading

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Newly Released Movies Coming to a Living Room Near You

One of the things that has prevented Netflix from totally taking over our lives is the fact that people still like watching newly released movies more so than being able to watch old movies on demand. So while Netflix is great … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #45 – Oprah, Viceland & the Future

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo comes back from a 2-month hiatus to talk about SXSW, the future of the OWN network, how he might have been wrong about Viceland, and he predicts the future of media … Continue reading

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