"What is it?
The U.S. Media 100 IndexTM is the first view of the true performance of U.S. media holding companies. Powered by C.A.S.T. TM, the U.S. Media 100 IndexTM reports all the way down to the brand and TV program level, providing both unprecedented granularity as well as macro-level visibility for media publishers, brands and agencies." (SEE MORE)
"In Podmass, The A.V. Club sifts through the ever-expanding world of podcasts and recommends the previous week’s best episodes." (READ MORE)
"Scary Mommy continues to dominate the 'Family' category with 7.1 million actions and over 33.8 million video views. UNILAD (Entertainment category) is taking social channels by storm with 101.5 million actions has an incredible 2.5 billion (yes billion) video views. In the 'Nature' genre, National Geographic is again on top with 110.4 million actions and over 11.7 million video views." (READ MORE)
"Some Spider (owners of Scary Mommy, the largest parenting property in the country and CAFE, news and humor channel reaching over 80 million people monthly), signed a deal with Shareablee Inc., the leading authority on social media measurement and intelligence. Shareablee will provide the online publisher with analytics and rankings of key performance metrics that truly highlight why they are best in breed in this classification." (READ MORE)
"The podcast world is overwhelmingly filled with so. many. dudes. The majority of podcasts are helmed by male hosts and have mostly male guests. Once in a while they might have a lone token female guest join the show, but overall, the makeup of most podcasts remains largely white guys talking to other white guys.
So, in 2016 I sought out women-centric podcasts to add to my daily routine — shows that are hosted by women and cater to female audiences. Here are 8 of the lady-hosted podcasts I’ve loved listening to in 2016 and would recommend to anyone looking to add more women to their podcast diet in 2017." (READ MORE)
"Invented by comedy writers, Carl Diggler provides commentary that is more ridiculous than the real thing, but not by much." (READ MORE)