Tag: hln

02/18

The Media Are Wrong About Brian Williams

How the media got the Brian Williams story all wrong.And… Hey newspapers! Want a younger video audience? Try a sock puppet!It’s episode 13 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, Tom rants about Cindy Crawford's face and so much more, while Mark rants about HLN's pathetic "News and a Movie"Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below:And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio.For show notes go to the Media Unplugged site.Don’t forget to subscribe to … [Read more...]

11/16

News/Talking about the Wrong Things

Republican soul-searching followed the demographic slam to the gut from younger voters, African Americans, and Hispanics in the election earlier this month. And the reverberations from that punch have resonated through the ranks of News/Talk programmers and talent nationwide.While I can’t be specific about the research I have done in that area (it’s both extensive and proprietary), I can tell you this much:It should come as no great surprise.Interest in Talk per se – as expressed in the form of Conservative Political Talk – is only a small fraction of the overall interest in the … [Read more...]

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