Competitive Edge
Category: Lesson 3.2 – Ratings

Amazon Breaches TV’s Last Stronghold With $13 Billion Bet on NFL

When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off Thursday, millions of fans will settle into their easy chairs to watch America’s biggest, richest sport. But a different, multibillion dollar match will unfold a week later. Click here to read the story at finance.yahoo.com. Discussion Questions: What are broadcast rights?

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At MTV’s Video Music Awards, Advertisers Work to Strike Right Chord

When advertisers take these days to MTV’s long-running “Video Music Awards,” they are hoping viewers will be as interested in what interrupts the action as they are in the trophy-winners themselves. Click here to read the story at variety.com. Discussion Questions: What is the difference between the marketing of sports and

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B1G deal: Big Ten lands $7 billion, NFL-style TV contracts

The Big Ten’s new $7 billion media rights deal will string the conference’s top football games across three major networks each week, creating an NFL-style television schedule on Saturdays. Click here to read the story at news.yahoo.com. Discussion Questions: What are media rights? Why are media rights important to a

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Pro Sports’ Dilemma: Ownership or Rich TV Rights Deals?

Major leagues are increasingly planning to balance direct-to-consumer fan relationships (like NFL+) with billion-dollar rights deals from Disney, Comcast or tech giants like Apple and Amazon. Click here to read the story at hollywoodreporter.com. Discussion Questions: What is distribution? Why is distribution an important function of marketing? How might this

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USFL begins first season: 5 new innovations you have to see

The United States Football League’s first season is kicking off and fans can expect some new innovative technologies to enhance the experience of watching the game on television. Click here to read the story at foxnews.com. Discussion Questions: What is a product? Is the USFL a product? What is innovation? Why

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