Tag: time warner

11/04

Media Unplugged: AT&T And Time Warner – The End Of The World As We Know It?

AT&T wants to buy Time Warner: The end of the world as we know it? And... Should Coke nix content marketing? Plus, rants and raves about the spoon that makes every food taste good and Pringles' desperate attempt to produce a viral ad by encouraging consumers to play with their food. It’s episode 53 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey. 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. Sample and subscribe to Media … [Read more...]

11/05

Lessons for Radio from Time Warner Cable

Earlier this year, CBS was blacked out on Time Warner Cable in several major markets due to a dispute over content rights fees. CBS wanted more and Time Warner didn't want to pay it. More than 3 million Time Warner Cable customers lost access to CBS-owned stations, Showtime, and three other cable nets for a month until the standoff was resolved. So what happened? The monthlong CBS blackout for Time Warner Cable customers in major markets was a key factor leading to the cable operator’s biggest quarterly loss of video subscribers in its history. The cable company lost 306,000 residential TV … [Read more...]

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