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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 23, 2012

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120223_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Google is looking to launch a pay TV service that will be tested on its high-speed broadband network in Kansas City, Missouri. The service would directly compete with cable companies, offering on-demand and online access to television channels. Google is expected to launch the service in the […]

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Receives Posthumous Grammy

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Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the Grammy Trustees Award. Jobs was recognized for bringing the iPod and iTunes to the market, changing how people consumed music. Thomas Edison and Walt Disney are among previous winners of the Trustees Award. Read the full article at AppleInsider.com

Reed Hastings

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: TV Times Ahead, Netflix-wise

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A few thousand people spend their early December in part inside the Grand Hyatt hotel, watching UBS’ annual global media conference. They’ve been doing it for 39 years, catching presidents, chief executive or financial officers from major media ventures discourse over accomplishments in one year and projections for the next. Few of those few thousand […]

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DonorsChoose.org & CharityWater.org: Better Holiday Giving

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This is the season of giving, and I just finished shooting the Shelly Palmer Digital Living Hi-Tech Holiday Gift Guide for Fox Television.  It’s going to air on December 16th at 10:30pm ET on Fox 5 here in NY.  Check your local listings.  I cover all kinds of interesting hi-tech gifts from computers to smartphone […]

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Management Lessons From Disney and ESPN

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Media companies would do well to follow the lead of the Walt Disney Company and its top revenue-producing subsidiary, ESPN, and institute rational succession planning. This past week Disney and ESPN announced that ESPN president George Bodenheimer would move up to Executive Chairman, and executive vice president for content, John Skipper, would become president of […]