All posts by Brett Maney

The Down-Low on Upfronts

CBS, CNN, NBC, and other networks have attempted to woo advertisers at their Upfront presentations – but will it work in this new media landscape?

Bob Iger is Finding it Difficult to Leave Disney

Over the last three years, Iger, president of Disney since 2005, had to extend his tenure at the Mouse House three times, once in 2014, once in 2016 and once again this past March, as the board of directors has struggled to find his replacement.

The Women in Media: AP’s Vivian Salama

Vivian Salama is not easily intimidated. With a career that spans across continents and conflicts, Salama has built a reputation for always being in the thick of whatever is going on around the world. When the war in Iraq broke out, Salama was the first

Gender Equality in Sports Reporting is Still a Hail Mary

There aren’t many surprises expected for Fox’s Sunday broadcast of the 51st Super Bowl. Amidst a tumultuous political climate that brings new surprises and news updates daily, there’s one thing viewers can expect to see when they turn on their TVs this Sunday, and that’s

The True Costs of Unpaid Media Internships

Unpaid internships: the once-slick maneuver for media companies to save on operating costs while gaining able, eager minds looking for “real-world, hands on experience.” Except now, those minds are becoming apt at recognizing their worth – and they’re starting to fight back. In 2011, following his work as an

With Rumors of a CBS and Viacom Merger, Moonves Sits in a Crosshairs

Late last month, National Amusements, the privately-owned entertainment conglomerate run by billionaire Sumner Redstone and daughter Shari Redstone, sent a letter to the boards of CBS and Viacom. The letter requested that the companies explore a merger that would re-unify the currently independently controlled media