Author Archives: Uzo Ometu

NCAA Leaves Money on Table with Football Semi-Finals

The college football national championship between Alabama and Clemson was played on Monday. And despite my disdain for the fact that the NCAA makes so much money off these college athletes without giving them a paycheck, I’m going to talk … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #44 – Al Jazeera, Gimlet & NCAA

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about the fall of Al Jazeera in America, the rise of Gimlet Media, and why the NCAA don’t give 2 you know whats about that $100 on the floor.   … Continue reading

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Some Questions for Netflix

Netflix killed the game in 2015. For starters, they cemented their name as something having to do with new and original content…they’re officially no longer the place you go to just to look at old stuff. Then they made their … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #043 – Netflix, Disney & “Big” Box Office Numbers

In this episode, Uzo talks about the year in media, and why 2015 was such an up and down year for the industry. He covers the Netflix 130% gain, and why that’s not all it’s meant to be. He goes … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #042 – Viceland, Le Batard & More TV

In this episode, Uzo talks about what the creation of Viceland was inevitable, why Reed Hastings thinks we need even more content on TV, and most of all, Uzo tells you why Dan Le Batard of ESPN is wrong.

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Media Man Podcast #041 – Trevor Noah, FBN & Empire

In this episode, Uzo talks about giving Trevor Noah and The Daily Show a chance, the rise of Fox Business news and why Empire is resonating so much with America.

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Media Man Podcast #40 – Stocks, Facebook Content & Apple TV

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, we talk about media stocks falling off a cliff, Facebook’s desire to host your content, Apple’s desire to make your content, and Uzo’s desire to beg for your forgiveness.       … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #39 – Fox Sports 1, HuffPo & Netflix v. HBO

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks way too much. Among the starter topics he ends up using to go on tangents are the rise of Fox Sports 1, the Huffington Post article in the New York … Continue reading

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My Continued, Yet Undoubtedly Unwarranted, Critique and Dismissal of Snapchat as a Lasting Business

If you have listened to the Media Man Podcast a few times, you probably know that I’m not the biggest fan of Snapchat. It’s not because I’m one of the older millennials that just doesn’t understand why all the cool … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #38 – Comedy Central, Hulu & Unbundling

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo talks about a NYTimes Magazine article in which the praises of Content President Kent Alterman are on display. He also talks about the big bet Hulu is making on content. And … Continue reading

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