What Broadcasters Can Learn from Metaverse Concerts

By Daniel Anstandig, CEO & Co-Founder, Futuri Media When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down live events, the music industry scrambled to find alternatives to concerts that would let artists perform and interact with their fans digitally.…

Webinar: Turning a Slump into Success: Proactively Preparing for a Recession

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It's no secret that many U.S. economists are bracing for an economic downturn. The companies that successfully come through these tough times are the ones that proactively prepare — and Futuri's TopLine team is here to help you do so. Join…

Anstandig on the Future: The Future of Paywalls

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Paywalled journalism and content have been around since newspapers were first printed. In the digital age, those news outlets are not only competing with each other, but with individual content creators and information that circulates on free…

David Russell and Jessica Foster Join Futuri

July 12, 2022 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven revenue, audience, and content growth solutions for broadcasters and digital publishers, today announced that David Russell has joined its team as National Account Manager, and Jessica…

Beyond CrowdTangle: Truly Understanding Your Audience

By Tim Wolff, Futuri’s VP, TV and Digital Publishing Innovation Nearly every newsroom in America has attempted to use CrowdTangle in some capacity, but some have been caught unprepared by the news that CrowdTangle is ending support and will…

Futuri Launches POST for TV, Bringing Unparalleled Podcasting Power to Television Broadcasters

New launch helps TV news capitalize on the podcasting boom with the Futuri team’s decades of audio experience, plus increases content ROI by publishing blocks or full newscasts to on-demand platforms immediately. Cleveland, Ohio, June 23,…

Breaking News: CNN is Changing Its Banner Policy (Finally!)

By Tim Wolff, VP, TV and Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri You may have seen the news in the past week that CNN is reconsidering its decades-long use of the term “Breaking News” in on-air graphics. For me, this could mean a change in…

Open Letter to Disney: It’s Time to Drop Hulu and Acquire Netflix and Roblox

In this blog, we frequently talk about the subscription economy and growth/traction of streaming services. That leads me to this… Dear Mickey / Disney, It’s time to take a big step. It’s time to acquire Netflix and Roblox, and if you…

Sweeps is over. What did you learn?

There is rarely a more dramatic difference in a TV newsroom than the staffing level on the last day of sweeps and the staffing level the next week. Typically, there are no vacations during May sweeps at local TV stations, and only limited…

NBC Wins Despite Losses

By Tim Wolff, VP, TV & Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri Media The proverbial champagne corks were popping at NBC this week, with news that the network had become #1 in the coveted 18-49 year-old demo. The Super Bowl and Olympics…