Vin Crosbie

Vin Crosbie

As managing partner of Digital Deliverance LLC and publisher of the "Digital Deliverance" newsletter, Vin Crosbie advises news media worldwide about new media strategies and tactics. As adjunct professor of visual and interactive communications and senior consultant for executive education in new media at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, he teaches that wisdom to graduate students and media company executives. "Folio" magazine called him "the Practical Futurist." "Editor & Publisher" magazine devoted the overview chapter of its executive research report "Digital Delivery of News: A How-to Guide for Publishers" to his work. And his speech about new media to the National Association of Broadcasters annual conference was one of 24 orations (including some by President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Hilary Clinton, and Barack Obama) selected by a team of speech professors for publication in the reference book, ">Representative American Speeches 2004-2005."

RECENT ARTICLES BY VIN CROSBIE

New Media Predictions, Part 2

Oct 2, 2009 - Media will have to serve the individual, not the masses. Last in a series. Comments

New Media Predictions, Part 1

Sep 18, 2009 - Where is new media going in the next decade? And what will become of traditional media? Part one of two. Comments

Changes Brewing: Publishing History Repeats Itself

Sep 4, 2009 - What yesterday's monasteries and today's media organizations have in common. Comments

Place Your Bets About Paid Content

Aug 21, 2009 - Bets are now being placed on whether people will pay for general interest information online. Comments

The Death of the Story

Aug 7, 2009 - The foundation for any news organization in this millennium should be live, interactive databases of utilitarian information. Comments

End of an Admirable Fallacy: Local News

Jul 24, 2009 - If local journalists and publishers want to earn money online, they first must provide comprehensive local information, not stories. Comments

Newspapers: Stop Whining and Act

Jul 10, 2009 - The Web is here to stay. Newspapers need to stop feeling sorry for themselves and change their business models. Comments

Individuated Media on the Horizon

Jun 26, 2009 - Media that delivers only the content each consumer wants and connects marketers with only consumers who are interested in the marketers' products, fulfills... Comments

The Greatest Change in Media

Jun 12, 2009 - The greatest change in media isn't the iPhone, social media, or even the Internet. Comments

Social Networks: My Place or Yours?

May 29, 2009 - Businesses and other organizations that build their own social networks and expect customers and others to come are missing an important point. Comments

The Other Digital Divide

May 15, 2009 - Could you get through your workday day with less than 32 MB of Internet access? Comments

Reinventing Your Local Newspaper

May 1, 2009 - Vin's out to save the many local newspapers. And he's starting with the oldest in South Africa. Comments

The Middlegame in Media Chess Has Begun

Apr 17, 2009 - The traditional era for media companies has become a three-act play. The carnage begins now, as we redefine what is media and what is news. Comments

Anatomy of a 21st Century Media Executive

Apr 3, 2009 - What today's university professors need to teach tomorrow's media executives. Comments

Newspaper Execs: Still Sleepless in Seattle

Mar 20, 2009 - The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is going all-online. Will it succeed? Comments

Fewer Fabergé Eggs, More Ball Bearings

Mar 6, 2009 - Too many newspaper, magazine, and TV Web sites invest in exquisite multimedia projects but overlook the basics online. Comments

Wasting Ink, Beating a Dead Horse

Feb 20, 2009 - Here's what newspapers need to do to survive -- and it doesn't include accepting micropayments online. Comments

The New Media Stone Age

Feb 6, 2009 - The next few years will be much more interesting than the past 10 or 15. We'll see real evolution and progress, provided we step out of the Stone Age. Comments

What Moore's Law Means for You

Jan 23, 2009 - If you think you've seen a lot change so far in the media landscape, you ain't seen nothing yet! Comments

A Primer: Web 1, 2, and 3

Jan 9, 2009 - Searching, hunting, and hoping aren't foundations of good business, particularly when the technology pace allows buyer and seller, consumer and marketer... Comments

Hubris Versus the Nature of Change

Dec 12, 2008 - Captains of newspapers, magazines, television, and radio have struck an iceberg. Will they sink with their ships? Comments

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