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Reviewed! Netflix’s ‘Orange Is the New Black'; Wonderly’s ‘Edge of Normal'; WSJ’s ‘Startup of the Year’

Allen Weiner

Netflix: “Orange Is the New Black”


Orange Is the New Black,” the latest addition to the growing roster of original programming from Netflix, is the sort of transformational milestone that takes a medium in a new direction. For the emerging class of “TV shows” being distributed via the internet (technically referred to as over the top), “Orange Is the New Black” will be celebrated as the watershed moment … Read More

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WSJ’s ‘Startup of the Year’ Fails to Start


WSJ Premieres ‘Startup of the Year’

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Newfronts: “This is not your father’s Wall Street Journal”

Fruzsina Eordogh

“This is not your father’s Wall Street Journal” was the refrain throughout the publication’s digital upfronts presentation. From Mimosas and Bloody Marys served at 9am to celebrities like Lupe Fiasco and MC Hammer conversing onstage, the newspaper’s stuffy brand may very well be history.

Despite citing 125% growth in video over the past year, the publication’s newfronts presentation did not focus on new video content but moreso on the brands ability to deliver content to any screen across any category – finance, politics, sports, celebrity / entertainment and international relations.

“WSJ Startup of the Year”  – where 25 aspiring entrepreneurs pitch to mentors and business supporters – was one of the only new content the newspaper announced it would be produ… Read More

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