Author Archives: merrimju

How the New York Times Survived the Digital Revolution

How the New York Times Survived the Digital Revolution  By Justine Merriman Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP and COO of the New York Times, speak about the future of media, more specifically print. To give a little background, in 2013 she was brought on to lead the […]

From Myspace to Facebook to… Basement?

From Myspace to Facebook to… Basement? By Justine Merriman Every once in a while, a new social media platform will emerge and usually disappear just as quickly. However, those that last usually offer something new and exciting. Let’s take a look down memory lane: First there was Myspace in 2003, a place where we could […]

Facebook the “Digital Gangster”

Facebook the “Digital Gangster” By: Justine Merriman At this point CNN, NPR, BBC, CNBC, and virtually every other major news outlet has posted an article about the UK Parliament’s ruling on Facebook’s failed internal regulations. Back up two classes and you’ll remember that we were having this exact discussion about how Facebook should enact an […]

An Outsider’s Perspective on Gaming, Social Media, and Digital Business

An Outsider’s Perspective on Gaming, Social Media, and Digital Business By: Justine Merriman For anyone like me, who grew up with an original PlayStation and one single disk of Spyro the gaming industry is pretty foreign. Sure that purple dragon was fun to fly and capture some shiny gems with, but not enough to spark […]