The Importance of Jobs

The Importance of Jobs – Wall Street Journal

“When the history of the past 40 years is written, who will be seen as the more consequential figure—the average American President, or a college dropout who built the first personal computer in a garage and went on to lead the most important company of the early 21st century?”

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Why Content Isn’t King

Why Content Isn’t King – The Atlantic

“Netflix famously engenders fierce loyalty from its ever-growing customer base. This year, it even beat out reigning champion Apple, among 528 other brands, in Brand Keys’ annual survey of customer loyalty. In more-rarefied circles, however, the company provokes equally intense but quite different emotional reactions. Among traditional-media executives and investors who like to bet on the fall of high-flying stocks, Netflix’s continual share-price appreciation and accelerating subscriber growth have sparked aggravation and even anger.”


More Media Time on Various Screens – NY Times

More Media Time on Various Screens – NY Times

“Americans are spending about 20 percent more time consuming radio, television and the Internet than they were a decade ago, according to a survey by two media measurement firms.”


How ‘Collaborative Consumption’ Is Transforming Startups – Huffington Post

How ‘Collaborative Consumption’ Is Transforming Startups – Huffington Post

“Collaborative consumption market places are everywhere: media, car rental, lodging, staffing, textbooks, apparel, custom graphic design and even finance.”


In a Renaissance for Radio, more Listeners Are Tuning In – USA Today

In a Renaissance for Radio, more Listeners Are Tuning In – USA Today

“Radio stations are receiving a surprisingly strong signal from audiences and the financial markets this year, even as they face intensifying competition from satellite and Web-based audio services including Sirius XM Satellite Radio XM and Pandora.”


Apple Stays At Top of ‘Most Respected Companies’ List – LA Times

Apple Stays At Top of ‘Most Respected Companies’ List – LA Times

Apple Inc. gets not just investors’ love — but also their respect.”


AOL Buys The Huffington Post for $315 Million – Wired

AOL Buys The Huffington Post for $315 Million – Wired

“AOL is buying the Huffington Post for $315 million, the companies announced late Sunday.”