Archives: December 2007

Steve Florio, 1949-2007

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 28

A publishing executive warned me yesterday that Steve Florio, the iconic former CEO of Conde Nast Publications, was even more ill than had been previously reported. Today I awoke, switched...

Gone Fishing

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 11

I'm on vacation until just after Christmas. While I'm away, posting frequency will range from very light to nonexistent. Enjoy your holidays!...

Led Zeppelin Reunites, Leading To Totemic Moment In Targeted Advertising

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 11

As you may have heard, Led Zeppelin played a one-off reunion show in London last night. And, like any good rock fan, I clicked on the video link on this...

The Rich Zannino Scorecard

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 06

Took over as CEO of Dow Jones: Feb, 2006. Date of Departure from Dow Jones: upon the completion of the News Corp. acqusition of Dow Jones. (Read: soon.) Financial Results,...

More Discouraging News About Newspapers

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 06

Yesterday a bunch of newspaper companies gave presentations to investors at an annual confab sponsored by UBS. The news, as you might expect, was not particularly heartening, but perhaps the...

The Continuing Saga Of Anyone Being Able To Do Video On The Web

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 05

Andy Plesser from beet.tv came by late last week to film a quick segment bouncing off my media predictions for 2008. And it looks a little bit like this, at...

Radio: Proudly Giving Listeners More Of Less!

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 03

The New York Times’ Jeff Leeds had another excellent music biz state-of-the-moment piece, in Saturday’s paper, concerning how major commercial radio stations are playing fewer songs more frequently....

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