Posts Tagged ‘New Media’


Movie Talk

November 5th, 2010 by SmallPlanetMatt

A post on Advertising Age last week reminded me of a start-up we worked with for a while in 2009.   While the story was centered on the growth of game consoles as the delivery point for entertainment content in the home, this interesting social behavior crops up about midway through the piece: Within their social […]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along

August 9th, 2010 by SmallPlanetMatt

A long time between posts, as several projects in July and a week’s vacation cut into writing time. I also had  chance to tackle my reading backlog, including an article by James Fallows on Google’s relationship with ink on paper journalism. The full read, here in the June issue of The Atlantic, is worth the […]

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I want my squint TV

July 13th, 2010 by SmallPlanetMatt

Data about media consumption is useful to anyone thinking about applications of new technology. For example, the recent A.C. Nielsen Three Screen Report holds findings that temper the hype over Internet-delivered content.   The no-registration part of the report asks: “Are we watching less TV now that we have more screens?”  The answer: “No! We […]

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What’s the big idea?

July 6th, 2010 by SmallPlanetMatt

“Small Talk” isn’t just a cute name for a blog. It’s a reminder that the core of communications is simple conversation. It’s not a new idea. FDR’s fireside chats in the 1930s illustrated how the mass media could seem intensely personal. Today’s communicators have a vastly expanded tool kit, but it still comes down to […]

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