Anna Russett created one of the most powerful conversations on the topic of the Muslim Ban. It was overwhelming what she received from her followers — not just in the US, but all over the world (and all of it on Snapchat).
A version of this article was featured by Campaigns & Elections Magazine, you can see it here. For years now, democracies around the world have branded their youngest eligible voters apathetic to the political system — unlikely to show up on the day and therefore not worth betting the house on. The 2018 Midterm Elections in the US turned this narrative on its head, where 18- to 29-year-old voter turnout went from… Read More
Viewership statistics for the first quarter of the 2019/20 season were released this week. Given the the offseason hype — at first glance — they may appear alarming. The NBA’s TV scorecard so far: TNT down 23%ESPN down 20%RSNs down 13%SBJ Media is live: 🔒https://t.co/ukoCsgFcmF🔒 pic.twitter.com/gzeB0awHie — John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) December 3, 2019 Major media outlets are blaming things like the NFL and early season load management of star players as key… Read More
Another year, another MTA card. This year I knew better than the last. Let’s get it, 2019. —WS
In late 2016 — which in start up years, was approximately 100 years ago — I dropped into Chicago for a few days to chat-Snap at Social Media Week & grab a few slices of deep dish (can confirm, both are a great time). Anna Russett was one of the SMW speakers, and was the most on to it when it came to Storytelling. Anna hosted a session about How Snapchat is Redefining Traditional Media. The… Read More
We all have those weird moments that cause you to stop for a second and think. I had that this morning — 1 January 2018 — when my MetroCard was out of juice and wouldn’t reload. Much to my frustration after attempting to reload it on two machines I realized something… I’ve been in New York long enough now that my card expired. Yay me for never losing a MetroCard Wait, what?… Read More
Not going to lie, I felt a little naked waking up 1 of December this year after shaving off the Slug that had grown over the past 30 days. For those who aren’t familiar, Movember runs the month of November to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. Thankfully to date I’ve grown this nasty lip rug on November to support those around me who have battled cancer or mental illness and won,… Read More
The trip started off with brief trip to Australia where I was fortunate to catch up with a few mates along with meet some very cool new people in Melbourne, Sydney & Newcastle. Every trip to Australia always seems to short, but to be honest this time I felt ready to keep moving on! View this post on Instagram A way better commute #Sydney #travel A post shared by Will Stew (@willstew) on May… Read More