Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Evolution of Radio: How satellite radio is competing

99% of the world’s population owns a radio. Lets step back and think about this for a second. In a world where wars are being fought each and every day, in a world where situations get tense over something as … Continue reading

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Personalization in Radio

Since the 1950s, radio has been an accessible medium where the general public can discover and enjoy new music. It is everywhere: in the car, at home, in the waiting room of the doctor’s office. In other words, radio is … Continue reading

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Between A Rock And A Myspace: How social media is changing music promotion

In the 2006, I made my first Music Myspace page for an artist by the name of Chase Coy. It was designed to promote this artists’ music, letting fans listen to his songs while scrolling through his pictures, biography and … Continue reading

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Breaking Records

After being assigned the topic to investigate a current issue that has affected the industry, I felt I should choose an event that affects me the most. I decided to look into the decreasing amount of record sales and the … Continue reading

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Online Internet Privacy

Over the past decade, since the Internet has been on the rise, there has been an increased awareness of how much information people are putting on the Internet. Some of these things include secured bank account information, social security numbers, … Continue reading

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The Wikileak in the Government

Max Gredinger Professor Charles TRF 235 20 February 2011 Wikileaks was created in 2006 and was based upon the premise that nothing is off limits.  Government papers or unedited war video footage was all on limits through their website for … Continue reading

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Performance Tax on Radio: Will it help or hurt the Music Industry?

Local terrestrial radio has long since played a prominent role in the promotion of artists. The deal between radio and record labels has always been free radio play, free promotion for their artists. However, within the past decade a digital … Continue reading

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What is left for MGM Studios??

At the beginning of a movie, it tends to start off with some background music, with logos popping up. Well those are the names of the studios that created the movie you are about to watch. MGM Studios (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) was … Continue reading

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3D Movies: Will They Save the Movie Industry?

By: Brooke Davenport In a world where movie piracy, Netflix, and OnDemand pose an amazing threat, many believe that 3D is the answer to the movie industry’s problems. Although people are not going to the movies anymore, I do not … Continue reading

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The Internet: A Filmmaker’s Blessing

By: Alan Peterson Behold, for we have reached the digital age! This is an age where anyone who participates in the wonder of Wi-Fi can make something of themselves. The Internet truly is something that has captivated the entire world. … Continue reading

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