Tag: predictions

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

2012 was a big year in the world of digital media, one of IPOs, apps, the “social Olympics,” and one of the most cross-platform elections we’ve seen yet. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be looking at some of the big stories we’ve tracked on MediaShift, and we’ll hear from a few correspondents on what [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

It’s not too hard to make predictions. What’s harder is to honestly evaluate how you did. In that spirit, I’d like to ask your help. Early this year, I predicted how 2011 would go in digital media. I’d love it if you gave me a letter grade with a Tweet to @dbenk (#gradeDBenk), message to [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

The music industry had a wild ride in 2010. Companies came and went, layoffs hit every sector, rapid growth delivered opportunity, and Spotify still didn’t launch in the U.S. This year, 2011, should be no different. Here are some predictions and thoughts about what 2011 may hold for the music industry. 1. A Major Label [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Ever since I spent my winter break at college writing for the school newspaper — and writing a bunch of year-in-review pieces — I’ve had a bad taste in my mouth about year-end roundups and year-forward predictions. I think it’s a good idea to get some perspective on the year, and consider where we’re going, [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

As the new year dawns the time is nigh for year-end roundups, looks back and overall journalistic holiday laziness. One of the great traditions in journalism is a list of predictions for what will come in the year ahead — and never following up to find out which predictions actually came true. Rather than make [...] more »