That’s pretty much the only way I can describe the 2:30 Chevron commercial that premiered tonight on 60 Minutes. Click on the story and you can watch the spot. Ad Age has more of a breakdown: The commercial shows a montage filmed in 13 countries, as a voiceover from Campbell Scott (son of actor George [...]
Matthew Creamer of Ad Age speculates on an ownership struggle at Crispin. This year, MDC Partners has the option to raise its stake in Crispin from 49% to 60%, according to financial filings. In 2008, the stake could be increased to 77%. MDC has deferred these options in the past and could do so again. [...]
These newsmen are laughing because they don’t work for a newspaper owned by Wall Street moneymongers. Rather, the St. Petersburg Times, Florida’s largest circulation newspaper, is owned by Poynter Institute, a not for profit organization. “We don’t put out a newspaper to make money,” says Paul C. Tash, the chief executive of the Times Publishing [...]
Editors Weblog reports that the venerable British magazine, The Economist, is leaking tips and stories to influential U.S. bloggers as a buzz building mechanism. “What we’ve found to be very successful for getting views is to actually engage with bloggers,” said Mike Seery, chief information officer of The Economist Group. “In the US we identified [...]
I was reading Guy Kawasaki’s interview with with Chris Brogan, which is all about Twitter. Brogan says he doesn’t answer Twitter’s rhetorical question, “What are you doing now?” Rather, Brogran prefers to offer what has his interest now. By the way, one of his his friends is interested to shaming GoDaddy.
Image courtesy of Flickr user, chealion Bummer, dude. Apple is fighting those who would dare to hack their precious iPhone. The New York Times’ Bits Blog puts it this way: There is something futile about the way Apple appears to be fighting some of its most ardent fans. A VC says: Reports that Apple is [...]
Here’s an idea…let’s have our own branded cellphone service? You know, private label. That kind of thing. It’ll be hot. The Wall Street Journal reports that it is, in fact, not hot. A year after shuttering its ESPN cellphone company, Walt Disney Co. said it is closing its Disney cellphone service. Another mobile virtual network [...]