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Media News Update 3 10 2017

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. News & Trends you might have missed: Investigative Journalism as Content Marketing Twitch transforming into “normal” social media Why Snap influencers are jumping ship The Young Turks hit 6 billion views, but...
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Media News 3/3/2017

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Pinterest Entering Mobile AR Fray Pinterest built a visual search engine, Lens, that allows you to take a picture of a product and it will find the Pins that match it. For reference-...
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Media News 2/24/17

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Theme: The Trough of Disillusionment is a bad place to be. If you are unfamiliar with the phrase, it is part of Gartner’s classic hype cycle. After an innovation is announced and...
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Media News Briefing 2/17/17

This is part of a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Theme: The scale of the internet titans forces everyone to have to defensively react to them; they take up sufficient space and can move at sufficient speed that ignoring a Google or Facebook...
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Media News Briefing 2/10/2017

Theme: The grass is always greener on the other side of the digital/linear divide. Also, Facebook wishes to devour everything- just this week includes them trying to absorb market share from Craigslist, Snapchat, TV Advertising, weather apps, and using email for password recovery.   Advertising Snapchat wants 9 figure upfronts. Given that almost all...
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Media News Briefing 1/31/2017

This is the first in a series of briefings made internally by our staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom and released on our blog. Theme: A few of the major platforms are making money. Everyone else? Not so much. Advertising News Like it or not, advertising is crucial to both linear and digital entertainment. Given the...
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1620 Media Participates In Great California ShakeOut Drill

Proud to announce that 1620 Media participated in this year’s Great California ShakeOut earthquake preparedness drill! Air horns went off as we followed the “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” drill: DROP to the ground (before the earthquake drops you!) Take COVER by getting under a sturdy desk or table and, HOLD ON to shelter and be prepared Earthquakes occur without any...
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Pilgrim’s COO Gretchen Stockdale Featured as B&C’s Top Dealmaker 2016

Read the original article from The Business of Television: Broadcasting & Cable here. We’re so excited to see Pilgrim’s COO Gretchen Stockdale featured as Broadcasting & Cable‘s Top Dealmaker in the August 2016 issue! This list features the top class of B&C Dealmakers and highlights the best stuff on-screen, these dealmaking productions are highly serialized and never end...
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Huffington Post Features “Julia and Walter” Viral Video

Huffington Post wrote an article about the “Julia and Walter” video produced by 1620 Media and Pasadena Humane Society. Read the original story here. They’re a match made in heaven. A recently released video by 1620 Media and the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA in California features the beautiful bond between Julia, who is deaf, and her rescue dog...
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CBS News Features “Julia and Walter” Viral Video

CBS News wrote an article on our viral video in partnered with Pasadena Humane society called “Julia and Walter”. Read the original story here. A 10-year-old girl is sharpening her sign language skills with an unusual student — her 7-month-old puppy named Walter. The pair, who were both born deaf, became best friends the...
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Yahoo Features 1620 Media Viral Video “Julia and Walter”

Yahoo! featured our “Walter and Julia” video in partnered with the Pasadena Humane Society on their website. Read the original news story here. Julia and Walter were made for each other. They were both born deaf, and when they saw each other at Pasadena Humane Society in California, it was basically love at first sight. The Pasadena Humane Society...
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“Julia and Walter” Pasadena Video Featured On People.com

People.com  featured our “Walter and Julia” video in partnered with the Pasadena Humane Society on their website. Read the original story here. Julia and Walter were meant to be. That’s the message in this video posted on the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s Facebook page on Tuesday.  But what’s also being conveyed here is that there’s someone out...
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Pasadena Humane Video Featured On “Pasadena Now”

“Pasadena Now” featured our video in partnered with the Pasadena Humane Society. Read the original story here. The magic of a special relationship is captivating. When the Pasadena Humane Society posted this inspiring video of ‘alumni’ Walter, a young puppy, and his little girl Julia who share an incredible bond, people just couldn’t help watching...
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