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Not All is Well in Online Video

This is a column that I wrote for Digiday Daily, published today.

As an avid online video watcher, pre-roll evangelist, and all around opinionated curmudgeon, I always get excited when the industry comes together to talk about business, pat ourselves on the back for how great we’re doing, and how our clients are all pushing the [...]

Watch for a Good Cause

Megan McNeil is a teenager who wrote a song while battling the very aggressive cancer she still fights. The song is called “The Will To Survive” and was produced by Garth Richardson (Rage Against the Machine, Chevelle, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback). According to McNeil’s YouTube page, “The Will to Survive to give [...]

Video is Great, But Leave Me My Text Option

Sure, this is an online video blog. But I’m getting tired of media outlets that force video on me when what I really want is a quick article that allows me to get the information on my terms.

Specifically what I’m referring to is the tendency for two sites which I visit regularly ESPN and CNN [...]

The Solution to the Discovery Problem

There are a number of startups today focused on helping people to find content. But none has really harnessed the usefulness of the web. TechCrunch today reports that TVLinks has come out of stealth to join the likes of Clicker,, TV Guide’s Online Video Guide and many others but I’m not convinced that [...]