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Lessons for Radio from Time Warner Cable

Earlier this year, CBS was blacked out on Time Warner Cable in several major markets due to a dispute over content rights fees. CBS wanted more and Time Warner didn’t want to pay it. More than 3 million Time Warner Cable customers lost access to CBS-owned stations, Showtime, and three other cable nets for a […]

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The Importance of Surprising the Audience

We focus a lot on expectations:  Brands need to live up to them.  True enough. But there’s another side to that equation.  If lots of brands have similar expectations and everyone is living up to them,  you have satisfied expectations but you may not have one brand which stands out from the crowd. You may […]

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Posted in david nevins, emmy, homeland, kcrw, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, radio, radio industry, Radio's Future, RIU, showtime, station, surprise