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Internet Freedom

The regulation of social media will be the question of our time.  Indeed, the freedom of the internet to consumers will follow...
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Power of Podcast

A podcaster calling on the power of podcasting may be like the pot calling the kettle black, however the power and influence of...

The Last Frontier: Entertainment & Data

The battle between data analytics and decision-making has always boiled down to an ethical one.  More precisely, data, information, and good analysis...

Necessity meet change: Entertainment, Media, and Sports

This is the author’s one-hundredth column for Sports Radio America.  No additional fanfare here, just getting to work, noting the milestone, continuing to produce...
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Baseball finally gets it right

In the book, “Bottom of the Ninth: Branch Rickey, Casey Stengel, and the Daring Scheme to Save Baseball from Itself” by Michael...

Production Today: Getting your Film or Television Series to Market

With news that Major League Baseball is giving streaming rights to each of the individual 30 franchises, which is a full topic...

Three Things About the Disney/FOX sale of RSN’s to Sinclair

Disney was forced to sell its 21st Century FOX-acquired Midwest-based regional sports networks (RSN) to a third party.  The third party winner...
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The Power of Triller

Imagine TikTok, Instagram, ESPN+, and YouTube all rolled into one platform.  How about MTV, DAZN, and HBO rolled into one access point? ...

Excitement for Soccer in America

Soccer is on the rise in the United States.  Whether measured by television viewership, new franchises, or youth interest, soccer is the sport of the...

4 Industry Expectations

The following are some thoughts on the entertainment, media, and sports industry expectations as we move closer to the Fall and New Year.  Here...