Inside Disney’s Social Media Strategy

From Digiday: For Disney Interactive, social media outreach is all about connecting with Disney enthusiasts in an entertaining way. With Disney reaching 300 million cumulative likes...

The music industry is set for a marketing revolution as APIs go mainstream

From The Next Web: “This year feels like APIs are becoming a mainstream thing for the industry.” These were the opening lines from Stuart Dredge...

Selling Online Products by Subscription Is All the Rage

From The New York Times: In a new take on an old business model, online entrepreneurs have come up with creative ways to sell products,...

Listen: Dragonette – “The Right Woman” from Proud to be Woman Vol. 3

Check out Dragonette's collaboration with producer Felix Bloxsom, who produces, remixes and DJs under the Plastic Plates moniker (check out his amazing stuff here...

‘Turn Off All Electronic Devices:’ And What Happens if You Don’t

From Wall Street Journal: It happens on just about every flight now, say flight attendants. The plane's door closes and it's time to turn off...

Twitter Revenue Chief Talks AmEx Partnership, Brand Creativity, And “Buying From Tweets”

From Fast Company: Top national brands have signed up for AmEx's new program with Twitter, the partnership unveiled Tuesday that allows consumers to get cash...

iTunes Pricing as a Model for Journalism

From Wired: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yHWn17rqpg&w=560&h=315] Stephen Morse doesn’t Matter. In fact, he calls the journalism startup — whose Kickstarter campaign broke past the $100,000 level in just...

Puscifer’s Maynard James Keenan is no rock star

The veteran musician and winemaker has no interest in watering his product down for the masses From The Georgia Straight: Ask just about any casual music...

Kony 2012: How an online documentary about a Ugandan warlord received over 7 million views in two days

From TheNextWeb: It’s not often that a half hour online documentary about conflict in an African country gets over 7 million views in the space...

Two Fearless New Jazz Records Declare War on Urban Radio

From The Atlantic: Esperanza Spalding and Robert Glasper release albums incorporating pop and R&B with lyrics about taking over the airwaves. Black radio sucks. That's...

Jazz Musicians Expand Pension Protest

From The New York Times: The musicians’ union for New York City has begun an advertising campaign and plans to expand protests outside of...

Taste the difference between a $15 and $150 bottle of wine? Studies say…nope!

From NPR: Have you ever splurged on a highly rated bottle of Burgundy or pinot noir, only to wonder whether a $10 or $15 bottle...

Bill Gates company starts music service for pros

From Newsday: Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates' privately held Corbis, which provides photos and film video for advertisers, is expanding further into entertainment by launching...

Why Influencer Marketing Isn’t About the ‘Influencers’

From AdAge.com Marketing to so-called influencers is one of the hottest topics among CMOs today, with discussions around Klout and their proprietary algorithm for measuring...

Lights, camera, music

From The Financial Post If you shed a tear at the end of season two of Grey’s Anatomy (below), Alexandra Patsavas is probably to blame....

Michael Rapino CEO of Live Nation on the Ticketing Crisis

From Billboard: There is a lot of frustration out there in the ticket buying world as thousands of fans virtually line up at primary sites...