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  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Conan' Tumblr's Up the Chart, TruTV Trends Thanks To Fall Premieres

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined (this week's edition excludes Twitter). For more on the methodology behind DAR, scroll to...
  • Podcasts provide opportunities to merge commerce with creativity

    Podcasts provide opportunities to merge commerce with creativity
    When you look at the arsenal of marketing options — display, social media and search, among others — you may notice that most rely on visual appeal: the bright hair salon ad, the colorful photo of a wedding cake on Facebook, the large-text...
  • Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre

    Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre
    Ahmed Gallab, who records and performs as Sinkane, has a biography that reads like the plot of a globe-trotting political thriller. The musician was born in London, where his father was stationed working for the Sudanese embassy, and lived there until...
  • Tim Howard bends over backward to put World Cup effort in perspective

    Tim Howard bends over backward to put World Cup effort in perspective
    It took goalkeeper Tim Howard years to become an overnight sensation, so he wasn't overwhelmed by the effusive praise he received for his acrobatic performance Tuesday in the U.S. World Cup team's round-of-16 loss to Belgium. "I just keep my feet on the...
  • South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal

    South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal
    He named the salted fish delicacy found only in the Mediterranean: the anchovy. He identified the author of the words "All Gaul is divided into three parts": Julius Caesar. And he named the playwright who created the Norwegian manor Rosmersholm: Ibsen....
  • Chutzpah always just around the corner

    One of the best definitions of chutzpah that I can find comes from our friends at Wikipedia. There, chutzpah is defined as "the quality of audacity, for good or bad." It adds, in Wikipedia's never-ending search for the truth, that the word comes from the...
  • Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?

    Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?
    County officials are celebrating Broward's 100th birthday on Oct. 1, 2015. But is that the correct date? Do an online search and you may find sites, including the typically reliable Wikipedia, that list the date of Broward's incorporation as April 30,...
  • Barbra and Bette -- still going strong after all these years!

    "MOST SUCESSES are unhappy. That is why they are successes. They have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something the world will notice," so said the extremely successful Agatha Christie. I HAVE no pipeline into the psyche of Miss...
  • EBay's mobile payment unit making move to embrace bitcoins

    EBay's mobile payment unit said it will soon enable merchants to accept payments in bitcoins, making it the latest mainstream company to embrace the upstart digital currency. Bill Ready, chief executive of EBay's Braintree unit, said at the TechCrunch...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: YouTube Breathes New Life Into 'A.F.V.', @SportsCenter Goes Long on Twitter

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Dracula' Drinks In DAR Debut; But 'Mockingjay' Still Stands Strong

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...