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Only 6% of Consumers Would Pay $20 a Month For ESPN

I’m not a math expert, but if you’re paying $6 billion a year in rights fees and you only bring in $4 billion in subscriber revenue, that’s not good. Add on top of that that advertising, which represents around a … Continue reading

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The Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park Goes It Alone

What the Red Sox have done with Fenway Park should be a lesson for every sports franchise and municipality in the country. The argument from pro sports teams is always the same: We need a new billion-dollar stadium (paid for … Continue reading

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The new lift technology that will let cities soar far higher

Indeed, even the Empire State Building – icon of American capitalism – only found enough tenants to become profitable in 1950, almost 20 years after its completion. via The new lift technology that will let cities soar far higher | … Continue reading

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The absurd measures corporations will take to dodge taxes

About a fourth of Walgreens’ annual income is derived from — guess who? — our U.S. government. Yes, our very government that the people of Wasson & Co. say they no longer want to help support. The unpatriotic drugstore ingrate … Continue reading

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Yahoo Wants You to Linger on the Ads, Too

Mixed into that stream is a different kind of advertising — so-called native ads or sponsored posts — which look almost exactly like all the other articles and videos on the page except that they are sponsored by brands like … Continue reading

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