Monthly Archives: October 2008

Why “mountain stage” is a better marketing-planning metaphor than “hunker down”

On Tuesday, amidst my live-blogging of the Future of Business Media Conference in the New York, I took a shot at CNBC for covering the economy in the way the Weather Channel and CNN cover hurricanes: with breathless alarm and … Continue reading

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Almost one-third of Tennesseans have already voted

WKRN-TV’s blogger/twitterist Christian Grantham has been tracking early voting statistics for the past three weeks and notes that as of Monday, 1,105,980 Tennesseans have already voted in what “next Tuesday’s” election. That represents almost 30% of Tennessee’s registered voters, suggesting … Continue reading

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Future of Business Magazines

(From the Future of Business Media Conference) These are rough notes, not quotes. On panel: David Carey (president of CondeNast Business), Keith Fox (president, BusinessWeek), Paul Rossi (publisher of the Economist); Vivek Shah, (President of Fortune/Money group); Jim Spanfeller (president, … Continue reading

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Interview with Paul Rossi (publisher of the Economist)

(From the Future of Business Media Conference) These are rough notes, not quotes. On strategy in this type of environment: You don’t change your strategy. We won’t be pulling back from our marketing strategy. Our strategy for growing in this … Continue reading

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Interview with Norm Pearlstine

At the Future of Business Media Conference, former executive editor of the Wall Street Journal, and then, editor-in-chief of Time, Norm Pearlstine — now “chief content officer” of Bloomberg — is being interviewed by Lauren Rich Fine. The following are … Continue reading

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