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  • The 30 Most Important Twitter Influencers in Business for 2020

    Business has been transformed by social media. In fact, it’s safe to say that thanks to social media, all business is marketing to some degree. Today’s business leaders (i.e., top business influencers) have many platforms from which to speak or to author significant narratives that speak to the importance of social media influencers in business. […]

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    Top 10 Absurdly Outrageous Lawsuits

    Some lawsuits are serious cases that have substantial and wide-reaching implications. Some are frivolous. And then some others are just so absurd that we have to wonder how these cases even made it before a judge. In this Top 10 ranking, we will be taking a look at some of the most absurd, baseless and […]

  • Media Trust and Search Engines

    Search Engines Are More Trusted For News Than Traditional Media

    Google is regularly listed as one of the most trusted companies in the world and that trust factor has helped the company woo customers away from traditional media outlets. But it isn’t just Google that is now more trusted than traditional media. A 2013 study found that Britons trust Google more than they trust church, […]

  • 10 Most Influential Media Moguls in History

    Since the dawn of mass media, newspapers, radio and television have all been used to inform and educate the public. They have also been used to whip mobs into a frenzy, control the world of politics and consolidate their owners’ power. These media moguls all straddled the line between entertainment and politics, preaching to the […]

  • 10 Most Profitable Low Budget Movies of All Time

    In the movie world, you don’t necessarily need big budgets to get big returns, as this list proves beyond all doubt. Big budget flicks might seem like a sure thing, but audiences decide with their feet. Avatar might have pulled in $2.7 billion, but with a budget in the hundreds of millions and a marketing […]

  • The 75 Best Business Blogs of 2009

    This is a blog post by Drea Knufken. What defined business in 2009? Bankers and bailouts, for one. The proliferation of social media. A radical shift in the ways we find and accept jobs. A redefinition of the real estate, credit, and media markets. In a word, 2009 was full of fluctuations. And nobody covered, […]

  • Matt Taibbi’s “The Great American Bubble Machine” Demystifies Goldman Sachs

    Matt Taibbi’s latest Rolling Stone article, “The Great American Bubble Machine,” undresses Goldman Sachs–and finds a “giant vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity.” Not only do former Goldmanites essentially run the world, they help manufacture and burst economic bubbles, harvesting mean profits the entire time. Taibbi details how the bank manipulated investors, starting […]