News From: Media

by Kate Hogan | on Nov 17, 2017

UCOMM Infograph: Beating Con Con

On November 7th, we found out that New York had defeated Proposition One, the Constitutional Convention. The Con Con would have opened up the New York State Constitution and put many things, like...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 16, 2017

Kickstarter: Bring UCOMM Radio Back!

Either we're bored, crazy, or gluttons for continuous punishment - but the era of just blogging and radio silence is over. We have begun the process of raising funds to build a state of the art...

by Brian Young | on Nov 08, 2017

Trump Pushes Fox to Censor Ad

Trump’s approval rating is hovering in the mid 30’s, he was just dealt a serious blow in state elections in Virginia and New Jersey, and some of his advisors have been in indicted by...

by Brian Young | on Nov 03, 2017

Trump Donor Busts Writers Union

UCOMM recently reported on the great work the Writers Guild of America East (WGA East) was doing to organize the next generation of union members in digital media. While news reporting may have...

by Brian Young | on Nov 01, 2017

Industry Insight: What are Google Ads

People often ask us, why are you allowing this candidate or this group to advertise on UCOMM Blog? Don’t you know that they are opposed to us, they often say. Our response is often, it’s...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 30, 2017

Industry Insights: Online Polls

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by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2017

The Death of Newspapers

16 mansions on Palm Beach in Florida, all owned by shell corporations and paid for with pink slips from some of the most important local newspapers in the country. This is the reality for one hedge...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 18, 2017

Industry Insights: Who Should Make Your Flyer?

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} When it comes to promoting special events like fundraisers, clambakes, and picnics, one of the best ways to get the message out to...

by Press and Media | on Sep 19, 2017

Sinclair Forces Pro-Trump Segments on Stations

UCOMM has previously reported about how very few companies control the advertising and content that you see. Below, find out how Sinclair Broadcasting is using that ability to force pro-Trump...

by Brian Young | on Sep 12, 2017

ESPN Condones Crossing the Picket Line

After the second week of the 1987 NFL season, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) went on strike. The 24-day strike led the league to hire scab players to play for three weeks before the strike ended...

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