Through the past blogs I have expressed some of my views on how people start media companies from the idealization phase to vision. Well, now it’s time to figure out how companies make money and, thankfully for me, this is something I’ve had some experience with before. Other then being a journalism student, I am… Continue reading You have a company, now find the price
USA Today is a brand known by almost everyone. From people in the big cities to the ones in more rural areas, this brand has consolidated newspapers across the country. Here’s the theory: the 160+ local newspapers produce local stories. When one of these is thought to be of wider interest, it is pushed up… Continue reading Gannett, A Giant in a Dying Industry
Last week we discussed HOW to get an idea, but what do we do once we have one. Well the answer is not simple, this is because going about the idealization, creation and distribution of a product or company requires resources and expertise. Here is the the MSU Hatch comes to play. The Spartan Community… Continue reading From ideas to Startups, a journey through MSU’s Hatch
How often has it happened that while you are walking around the house doing some chores, an idea comes to you. I’m not talking about some fully formed thoughts, just something different that you know could help you along. For me it happens every time I have to use a dustpan. The last thin line… Continue reading A startup problem, are our ideas what consumers want?
Every year the Pew Research Center releases statistics and analysis on the state of U.S. Media. Now, I know what you are thinking: here goes another blog post about numbers and trends which will bore me half to death. However, if you just follow me for a few more minutes I will make sure that… Continue reading By the numbers: how the U.S. media industry is developing