A middle-aged comedian becomes an alternative-energy entrepreneur.
Although newspapers’ situation has gotten more attention, local TV news is fighting the same battle for eyeballs and ad dollars.
Serial publication reached its peak in the 19th Century. Now, the Star Tribune is trying something new by trying something old.
Internet companies help us be more productive, but all that free time may just mean that many of us end up unemployed.
With global information growing by nine times in the past five years, power in the digital age will belong to those who can corral it.
“I’m a big believer as a marketer that everything old becomes new again. So make sure that you get the marketing fundamentals right.”
Nobody in the social media world really seems to know what they’re doing. That’s understandable, because it’s such a new area.
Social networking is boosting political engagement, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
The “one-to-one” model of social media is very powerful, but don’t ignore real relationships in the real world.
Twin Cities marketing pros recently got a blunt warning: Failure to diversify will cost you dollars and cents.
The PiPress and the Strib rank Nos. 15 and 16, respectively, in the number of digital editions they circulate daily. But it’s a good news-bad news tale.
The destruction of the Gateway district was a massive blunder that has sapped vitality from downtown Minneapolis for 50 years.
Flashy, hip and irreverent is winning. Serious and traditional is losing. And some newspapers are on a downward spiral.
Yes, I know it’s April Fools’ Day, but this is no joke. Captive Media has created what it calls “the world’s first p-controlled video game.”
Even more important are the opportunities for exposure, advice, networking and investment available to the competitors.
The smartest news organizations are focusing on enterprising coverage of their communities, and the Strib is doing that better than just about anyone.
PR people are getting out their message at a time when the traditional media are less able to provide a counterweight.
Although we haven’t replaced the boob tube, we’ve supplemented it with other electronic media, notably smart phones and tablets.
Readers are “graying” quickly, but on the plus side, the percentage of area households that buy a newspaper is among the nation’s highest.