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In 2011, nine of the 10 highest-rated television broadcasts were NFL programming, eight of them besting even the Academy Awards. Tom Brady is more popular than Christian Bale and Natalie Portman! NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” was the third most popular show on network television, trailing only “American Idol.” ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” was the No. 1 show — not No. 1 sport, No. 1 show — on cable. (via The NFL’s ratings continue to surge, dominating all programing in its path - ESPN)
There is no set definition for a social-media company, but all involve large networks of individuals directly sharing and customizing information, or accessing tailored consumer offerings, via the Internet or email. The recitation of 10- and 11-figure implied values for several companies founded just a handful of years ago has become familiar to anyone paying even a little attention.
“Pew’s research indicates that the internet and social media may actually be helping to achieve some of the core goals of journalism: strengthening society, communities, and democracy, in part through sharing information. ”
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