Media Round-Up: New Talks & Pieces from Authors

  • In a guest piece for the Wall Street Journal‘s Speakeasy blog, Spreadable Media co-author Sam Ford examines “What Soap Operas Teach Us about Online Business Models,” looking at the distinction between models of “stickiness” and models of “spreadability.”
  • In his latest Fast Company piece, co-author Sam Ford questions, “Does Your Company Listen to Social Media–or Simply Hear It?” (Also, see follow-up pieces on this subject from Mason Walker at Portland Business Journal and from the 2020 Workplace blog.
  • Spreadable Media authors Sam Ford and Henry Jenkins recently discussed the book with David Schwartz on the New Books in Journalism podcast.
  • O’Reilly Media has released the video of co-author Henry Jenkins’ recent panel with Cory Doctorow and Brian David Johnson at the Tools of Change for Publishing conference. Also, see this piece from InfoTrends’ Jim Hamilton on the panel.