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Look to the Golden Globes for Ad Creativity

The Golden Globe Awards were presented last Sunday. As more of a “party” show than others, the Golden Globe show attracts edgier ads. Here are two examples. As reported by T. L. Stanley for Adweek: “For fans who didn’t know … Continue reading

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A Key Streaming Matchup: Amazon Vs. Netflix

The video and TV programming markets have been shaken up a lot over the past few years, as more firms have gotten involved in streaming  videos and original programming. Two of the biggest players in the emerging streaming marketplace are … Continue reading

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Netflix’s BIG Comeback

Not long ago, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was widely criticized for the way in which he decided to separate the Netflix DVD-rental business from its Web streaming service. Some customers were confused by the new pricing strategy; and others were … Continue reading

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Redbox Instant Goes Live

Redbox (owned by Coinstar) has been planning to expand beyond its video-rental vending machines to the online streaming of movies for quite a while. Now, that is a reality as Coinstar and Verizon have partnered to form Redbox Instant by … Continue reading

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