TV disruption is in full swing.

We’ve seen disruption wreak havoc on the newspaper industry. The music business has been turned on its head. For years we have been predicting that the TV business will go through similar disruption. Of course, TV consumption has been changing for years, but by and large, satellite and cable providers have been able to hold…

Professionals Aren’t Going to Evaporate Due to Innovation

Karen Cater nailed it – your teacher is not going to be replaced by a robot. Despite common misconceptions, innovation does not destroy professions.  Disruption occurs within an industry, but it tends to empower the professional. The media industry has been totally reinvented.  Newspapers are nearly dead, television is dying a slow death, and the…

It’s not about the WaPo (or Bezos)

The news of Jeff Bezos’ acquisition of the Washington Post for $250M has created a flurry of prognostication about the impact Bezos will have on the DC newspaper. The more important question is how the acquisition will impact the industry.  Bezos has already turned one print industry on its head and in the process helped…

Undercover Boss

My wife and I watch very little TV. Every now and then we’ll flip it on and recently we have found that Undercover Boss is one of the few wholesome shows out there that we enjoy watching.