Today we discussed a few issues on the show. Not saying you should listen but you’ll want to read a few of the articles we’ve posted below. They’re not necessarily advertising related but there are some trends to pay attention to.
— Joe Halderman is the man who allegedly tried to extort CBS’ David Letterman for $2 million. Except that now his attorney says he was merely trying to sell Letterman a screenplay about being a scumbag who sleeps with other people’s significantly younger significant others. Link.
— ‘The Jay Leno Show’ is losing viewers faster than rats jump from a sinking ship. So, where are all the eyeballs going? Nowhere they can be tracked, anyways. The humanity of it all. Link.
— In the midst of TV and Print’s ad slump the Web is coming around in ways that no one expected. Web video, it seems, is growing in prominence and as a result ads are selling in those spaces. Expect more poorly produced Web TV content shortly. Link.
— White House interim Communications Director Anita Dunn is known as the lady who took on Fox News, from inside the Casablanca. And now she’s leaving. Though she was a temporary fix there are two leading arguments for her departure: 1) to make way for husband Bob Bauer to swoop in as lead counsel or 2) she’s a whipping girl for Fox News to, whip. Link and link.
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