K.I.S.S.: Keep It Sustainable, Simple

When it comes to successful experimentation in resource-strapped public media, there’s a central theme: Dream big, start small. Or, keep it sustainable. And simple. A recent survey on how local public media stations are doing with innovation revealed successes from doing just that with the Localore project from the Association of Independents in Radio and […]

Are regional media looking like J.C. Penney?

J.C. Penney’s board has ousted CEO Ron Johnson. The move wasn’t a surprise: Dissatisfaction with Johnson and his attempts to reinvent the struggling retailer had been growing for months. What’s interesting are the similarities between Penney’s path and the trajectory of many regional media. Johnson arrived at Penney’s with the purest intentions, trailing the scent […]