More Thoughts on YouTube Red.. And A Link Dump

There is so much chatter about YouTube Red, the walling off of access to content, the strong-arming of creators into business models they might not like, the implications on subscription services on audiences etc. I am still forming opinions on this, and have been talking to everyone I can to solidify my thoughts. I think … Continue reading More Thoughts on YouTube Red.. And A Link Dump

Some of the Questions YouTube Red Poses

Is YouTube Red good or bad for the democratization of content? Will it help small creators? Will it radically shift the branded content space? How do we now think about success on YouTube? How does it change the way advertisers interact in the space? I think YouTube Red is likely both good and bad for the … Continue reading Some of the Questions YouTube Red Poses

Weighing in on the wave of copyright claims on gaming channels on YouTube and my ideal version of the future of IP

Disclaimer: My personal opinion in this piece. I am not speaking for anyone other than myself.  YouTube news outlets, and media outlets that occasionally foray into coverage of the YouTube ecosystem, have been experiencing and onslaught of pieces about the “judgement day” of claims made to Lets Plays, Walkthroughs and other video game videos on … Continue reading Weighing in on the wave of copyright claims on gaming channels on YouTube and my ideal version of the future of IP

On engaging media fandom: Teen Wolf, LGBT Representation, and PR

I want to comment on an article I read about engaging with the Teen Wolf fandom in a healthy way. There has been some uproar about the way the show is addressing the LGBT characters on the show and treating the slash ships in the fandom. The original article can be found here I loved the … Continue reading On engaging media fandom: Teen Wolf, LGBT Representation, and PR