Tag Archives: David Carr

Amazon gets a Twitch and likes it

The news that Amazon purchased Twitch.tv for nearly a billion dollars last week is now in the category of old news.  It was Amazon’s second largest purchase ever (bonus points if you can recall the largest which was only for … Continue reading

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The television upfront buying season – the casino is now open

Various articles regarding this week’s television upfront buying have highlighted rising ad rates. The Wall Street Journal http://on.wsj.com/JAMUAg noted that this week’s annual ‘upfronts’ are kicking into high gear. David Carr in the New York Times http://nyti.ms/JJWaAJ wrote about the … Continue reading

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New models of distribution from Louis C.K. and Unbound.co.uk

Over the past week and a half I have become aware of two separate stories that I believe are closely related. Last week there were reports circulating on comedian Louis C.K. (who I have only seen in passing on cable … Continue reading

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