Tag: sony

07/16

How to Get Rich with Online Video

Yes, you can get rich with online video - but not through YouTube. And... Paramount's new business model makes theater owners AND consumers happy. It's episode 23 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey. Plus, rants and raves about Google's new chat-bot that can debate the meaning of life, how Sony Music is "disfavoring" artists through its investment in Spotify, and how J.J. Abrams Star Wars presentation at Comic-Con is footage-free for a particularly sneaky reason. Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth! Click … [Read more...]

03/24

Radio Thinking is not Platform Thinking

Recently CNN's Fareed Zakaria spoke with Sony Chairman Howard Stringer about Japan's post-crisis economic recovery. In the context of that discussion, Stringer talked about the evolution of his own company, Sony, in the wake of a different kind of Tsunami - the kind Apple let loose on the world of mobile devices and entertainment beginning with its iPod and continuing to this day. Sony, Stringer explained, was once building vertical devices for vertical markets.  The company was blindsided by Apple's moves because Apple's solutions were developed horizontally - across applications and … [Read more...]

03/01

Tell to Win: Peter Guber on Story and Radio

Peter Guber is the former chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures and currently heads the Mandalay Entertainment Group which presents hit films such as The Kids Are All Right and recently partnered in acquiring the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.  Among the award-winning films Guber has produced or executive produced are Midnight Express, Gorillas in the Mist, Batman, and Rain Man.  Peter is the author of a great new best-selling book called Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story. As Peter writes: “Move listeners’ hearts and their feet and wallets will … [Read more...]

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