Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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 #36 – HBO Now, Jay-Z & Empire

It has been quite a while since the Media Man was on the air, but Uzo’s back and in full effect. Check out this week’s episode in which Uzo covers the immediacy of HBO Now, the game-changer nature of Jay-Z’s … Continue reading

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HBO Will Have to Cannibalize Itself by Going OTT

As you may or may not know, I’m a big believer of the fact that HBO and Netflix can co-exist in a world where they both are offering an OTT option. Thus, HBO’s decision to go OTT in 2015 is … Continue reading

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Media Man Podcast #32 – Vessel Tries to Out-Google Google?

In this episode, Uzo talks about Vessel’s strategy to out-Google Google, Playstation Vue’s eventual defection to the Mouse and why CNE may have gotten their content strategy all wrong.     You can checkout the podcast at iTunes: Media Man Podcast … Continue reading

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AT&T Buys DirecTV… So What?

You know how sometimes something happens in your life and everyone around you is excited about it, but you’re just not sure that you should be? It’s like there’s this one nagging thing you can’t get off your mind, and … Continue reading

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The Digital Newfronts – What did they miss?

The digital newfronts from some of the internet’s biggest players have come and gone over the past 2 weeks. Unless you’re a media junkie or in the business of buying and selling media inventory, you probably didn’t even know they … Continue reading

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Home Team Isolation in NYC May Spell Trouble for the NFL

Today, everyone is talking about the potential blackouts for some of the playoff teams in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that’s not my issue. While such an issue could be bad news for the NFL as people … Continue reading

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Game On: Aereo Gets Attacked By Sports Leagues

In a post over the summer, I predicted that Aereo would not make it as a viable business, because what it’s doing will one-day be deemed illegal or it will be competitively squeezed out of existence. But today, I take … Continue reading

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Multicultural TV Strategy: The Race for the Races

As a semi-young, black, American citizen interested in developing his own media empire, I undoubtedly think about how race will play into developing an American-based media company for the next generation. The browning of America is undoubtedly changing the landscape … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the YouTube Music Awards

Admittedly, I’m about to do something I often tease the media for doing: commenting on something I haven’t seen. It seems blasphemous that the media would go about commenting on things they have no direct knowledge of, but it happens … Continue reading

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