How are radio and TV poised to perform in the next five years? WARC, the international marketing intelligence service, has some new intelligence on the subject.
At his talk at the Miami Book Fair in November, WJR-AM in Detroit air talent and respected author Mitch Albom served up valuable lessons about great presentations that caught "Zoom expert" and public relations veteran Rosemary Ravinal's attention. In her view, what Albom said provides key learning lessons on how to perfect the great presentation.
CIMM, in conjunction with Project X Institute's Jon Watts and Alan Wolk of TVREV, have announced the development of a "Guide to Converged TV Measurement Providers." Upon completion in early 2022, the guide seeks to provide a landscape of the entire Converged TV measurement ecosystem in the U.S, as well as a comparative analysis of the companies who are conducting converged TV audience measurement.
Should a network affiliate be held accountable for an apparent violation of the FCC's rules pertaining to Emergency Alert System tones, if the allegedly infringing action is solely based on network programming the affiliate is contractually obligated to run? The answer could be no, one noted Washington, D.C.-based communications attorney tells RBR+TVBR.
From Uber to Lyft, from retailer to sundry shop, traditional radio appears to be alive and well in Midtown Manhattan, let alone the rest of the Big Apple. This leads our Editor-in-Chief to exclaim, "Can someone please alert Madison Avenue that New York loves Radio?!"
Speaking at Forecast 2022 on Tuesday, Scott Schober of Cybersecurity Ventures and President/CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems soberly shared with attendees of the daylong conference that they will never stay ahead of the hackers. Building on that theme, cybersecurity company Surfshark has new facts that sound new alarms when it comes to online security. They start with e-mail address protection.
Attention, broadcast TV station owners and managers: Streaming growth has stalled, and the fight for streamers is now to retain subscribers. That's the big takeaway from research released late last week by Kantar, which says this fight for retention will be heightened between now and the end of the year. Can broadcasters perhaps benefit from this, in particular with their digital multicast and/or OTT offerings?
A change of setting and the company of loved ones can shift your outlook. But, respected public relations professional and "Zoom expert" Rosemary Ravinal did not anticipate that her seven-year-old grandson, Mo, would provide a fresh perspective on storytelling during her visit.
Emmis Communications founder and CEO Jeff Smulyan has seen a lot in his career. Now, thanks to his teenage daughter, he's collected his thoughts, put pen to paper, and has written a book that is set for a 2022 release.
CIMM and the ARF have just released the fourth iteration of their common language for media measurement. Lexicon 4.0 now has over 4,000 terms and definitions -- from Addressable Advertising to Vanity Metrics -- and is outlined here.
Faced with the reality that remote teamwork will continue indefinitely, department heads and meeting managers are eager to find activities to bring teams closer together. Rosemary Ravinal, the veteran public relations executive turned "Zoom" master, has some suggestions.
In late January 2020, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) successfully staged its NATPE Miami conference. Even as concerns over the COVID-19 virus grew across Asia, there was little worry that a pandemic would sweep across North America. Now, two years later, NATPE Miami is back. And, it will very much be an in-person event.
MoffettNathanson Senior Analyst Michael Nathanson is not sure who to trust: ad agencies who dismiss supply chain woes as a worry or some of their biggest clients, who believe they'll slice their ad dollars because of the problem. "We believe the difference in these views is that the agencies are not just exposed to media spend, but have a variety of businesses serving broader marketing needs for their clients," he notes.
Appearing at the ANAs Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference in San Diego, P&G marketing head Marc Pritchard spoke of what he calls "the entrenched habits in how we do marketing." He also outlined a path to building new habits he says are needed to widen the opportunity for multicultural marketing.
WMC researchers came to this conclusion after analyzing some 62,002 pieces of content from January 1 through March 31 for 30 news outlets across four platforms: print newspaper, online news, broadcast network and cable TV news, and wire services in the United States. Local radio and TV was absent from the study, prompting a RBR+TVBR Observation.