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Derek Thompson

writer, The Atlantic

Derek Thompson appears in the following:

The NFL Can't Take Its Business Dominance for Granted

Thursday, September 25, 2014

If the NFL’s latest troubles with domestic violence succeed in alienating women—a growing portion of its fan base—some industry observers think it could collapse. 

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Will Newspapers Survive On Their Own?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The recent flurry of spinning-off newspapers to be stand alone companies and what it means for the future of the news and the news business.

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Smart Cities, Fewer Cars

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Cities with the smallest amount of cars tend to have more educated populations. The Atlantic's Derek Thompson on what the cities with the fewest cars tell us about driving and density.

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ESPN's Big Bet

Friday, August 16, 2013

As the internet economy emerged, many companies zeroed in on niche groups of consumers to stay in business. ESPN, however, made big money bets on huge sports. Bob talks with the Atlantic's Derek Thompson about how that bet paid off handsomely and about Fox Sports 1 - a new competitor in the cable sports market. 

The Who - Baba O'Riley

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The Case Against Concert-Going

Friday, November 25, 2011

For some music fans, a live show is the ultimate way to experience their favorite artist. Others prefer to stay home. Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic join us to explain why he loves music – but would rather listen alone….And J. Edward Keyes, editor-in-chief of eMusic, explains why he couldn’t imagine life without live shows.

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The Case Against Concert-Going

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Summer concert season is in full swing – in the parks, streets, and even, as we heard recently on Soundcheck, at Rikers Island. But for some music fans, it’s just another season of explaining why they don’t like live concerts. Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic join us to explain why he loves music – but would rather listen alone….And J. Edward Keyes, editor-in-chief of eMusic, explains why he couldn’t imagine life without live shows.

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