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  • Kommersant of Moscow interviews Vin Crosbie about the future of the world’s printed newspaper industry . (Google English translation) Tweet

    Interviewed by Kommersant, Russian’s Leading Business Newspaper

    Kommersant of Moscow interviews Vin Crosbie about the future of the world’s printed newspaper industry . (Google English translation) Tweet

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  • For the past four years, I’ve been teaching a New Media Business for media course at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. It was originally open just to postgraduate students, but a few years ago we opened it to select upperclassmen, too. Some 250 students have taken the course. Approximately half were from the Newhouse School’s Media Management […]

    New Media Business Course Syllabi

    For the past four years, I’ve been teaching a New Media Business for media course at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. It was originally open just to postgraduate students, but a few years ago we opened it to select upperclassmen, too. Some 250 students have taken the course. Approximately half were from the Newhouse School’s Media Management […]

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  • The ‘Reality Distortion Field‘ is a term coined by Apple Computer employees and competitors to describe how the bravado and charisma of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs tends to make his audience overlook otherwise obvious flaws in what he promotes. Job’s  Reality Distortion Field works because his audience wants to believe what he says. So too operates The New York Times‘  Reality […]

    When “Enormous” is Picayune: the NYTimes.com Paywall

    The ‘Reality Distortion Field‘ is a term coined by Apple Computer employees and competitors to describe how the bravado and charisma of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs tends to make his audience overlook otherwise obvious flaws in what he promotes. Job’s  Reality Distortion Field works because his audience wants to believe what he says. So too operates The New York Times‘  Reality […]

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  • [34-minute PowerPoint video of keynote speech opening the fifth annual Personalize MEdia Conference (formerly Individuated Media conferences), Boulder, Colorado. June 20, 2011. How traditional media companies have gone astray by misperceiving consumers' switch from analog to digital formats to be the greatest trend underway; why the abundance of content instead makes personalization (i.e., individuation) the greatest trend of 21st Century media; and […]

    Personalize Media 2011 Keynote Speech

    [34-minute PowerPoint video of keynote speech opening the fifth annual Personalize MEdia Conference (formerly Individuated Media conferences), Boulder, Colorado. June 20, 2011. How traditional media companies have gone astray by misperceiving consumers' switch from analog to digital formats to be the greatest trend underway; why the abundance of content instead makes personalization (i.e., individuation) the greatest trend of 21st Century media; and […]

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  • TV news coverage of the third annual Media Lecture, delivered by Prof. Vin Crosbie on July 14, 2010, at the Drama Center of the National Library of Singapore.

    Singaporean TV News Coverage

    TV news coverage of the third annual Media Lecture, delivered by Prof. Vin Crosbie on July 14, 2010, at the Drama Center of the National Library of Singapore.

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  • Why should newspapers offer online video news? Professor Crosbie explains why to journalists from the Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, South Africa, Russia, and the Ukraine, during the Broadcast Design workshop organized by the Media Development Loan Fund. Recorded by Televizija Vijesti in Podgorica, Republic of Montenegro, on November 21, 2008.ast Design workshop organized by the Media Development Loan Fund. Recorded by Televizija Vijesti in Podgorica, Republic of Montenegro, on November 21, 2008.

    Why Should Newspapers Offer Online Video News?

    Why should newspapers offer online video news? Professor Crosbie explains why to journalists from the Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, South Africa, Russia, and the Ukraine, during the Broadcast Design workshop organized by the Media Development Loan Fund. Recorded by Televizija Vijesti in Podgorica, Republic of Montenegro, on November 21, 2008.ast Design workshop organized by the Media Development Loan Fund. Recorded by Televizija Vijesti in Podgorica, Republic of Montenegro, on November 21, 2008.

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  • Video clip of Vin Crosbie defining the term New Media and its potential.

    What Is/Are the New Media?

    Video clip of Vin Crosbie defining the term New Media and its potential.

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  • Why Mass Media are 'dumbing down', becoming more timid.

    Why Mass Media Content is Dumbing Down

    Why Mass Media are 'dumbing down', becoming more timid.

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  • Why the major reason for American daily newspapers' demise is their inertia has violated the basics of the Principle of Supply & Demand.

    Transforming American Newspapers (Part 2)

    Why the major reason for American daily newspapers' demise is their inertia has violated the basics of the Principle of Supply & Demand.

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  • I’m back! I’d taken a year off for reflection. After concluding that no daily newspaper executive in North America knows where their industry is headed, I went back to school approximately this time last year. I’d hoped that news media academics might have the answers. What I found was that, with the exception of some folks at the Media Management […]

    Thursday, August 21, 2008

    I’m back! I’d taken a year off for reflection. After concluding that no daily newspaper executive in North America knows where their industry is headed, I went back to school approximately this time last year. I’d hoped that news media academics might have the answers. What I found was that, with the exception of some folks at the Media Management […]

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  • American daily newspapers are dying for only two reasons that have nothing to do with advertiser flight or with lacks of sufficient multimedia, convergence, interactivity, Web 2.0, or 'citizen journalism. Learn the two real reasons.

    Transforming American Newspapers (Part 1)

    American daily newspapers are dying for only two reasons that have nothing to do with advertiser flight or with lacks of sufficient multimedia, convergence, interactivity, Web 2.0, or 'citizen journalism. Learn the two real reasons.

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  • Today is my 5,000th day working full-time in new-media. Let me tell you what I've seen, and to restate why I'm in the news business.

    5,000 Days in the New Medium

    Today is my 5,000th day working full-time in new-media. Let me tell you what I've seen, and to restate why I'm in the news business.

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