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Verizon’s Struggle in the Media & Entertainment World

By Sahil Patel Digiday

This article is from Pulse, Digiday’s quarterly print magazine about the modernization of media. This is a peek at the third issue, which focuses on the current state and future potential of video. To receive the full 80-page issue and subscribe to a year of Pulse, visit

On a humid Thursday night in August, a team of Verizon marketing execs and PR handlers invited reporters to a private theater in the basement of the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The purpose of this “off-the-record” assembly was to screen six upcoming original series for Go90, Verizon’s fledgling mobile video streaming app, and receive feedback on the shows.

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CEO of Thrillist Says Digital Media Is In The ‘Golden Age’

By Jeremy Barr @ Ad Age

Ben Lerer, CEO of Thrillist Media Group, says he isn’t stressed. “It would be a much more stressful role if we weren’t profitable,” he said. “If we didn’t have a north star and a mission we believed in, and had full cooperation and enrollment in.”

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