Wednesday September 13, 2006

Peter Chernin Is The New Ron Burgundy.

“If you look at virtually any Web 2.0 application, whether its[sic] YouTube, whether it’s Flicker[sic],* whether it’s Photobucket or any of the next-generation Web applications, almost all of them are really driven off the back of MySpace.” – Peter Chernin

 

“I don’t know how to put this, but… I’m kind of a big deal.” – Ron Burgundy

Source

*Flicker? Seriously?

Commentary


Chris McElligott » 3991 days ago #

That ignorant ass!

Joshua » 3991 days ago #

Chris said it, not me. But yeah.

Ian Lloyd » 3991 days ago #

Not even on the same continent, let alone the same playing field. What a dork!

Eoghan McCabe » 3991 days ago #

Ha! What a knob!

Linsey Dawn McKenzie » 3990 days ago #

This is the sort of typical rubbish that comes from a man who is powerful in “old” media. He shows his total ignorance with every word that falls out of his mouth.

Kyle Jones » 3990 days ago #

What does that even mean? Is it like saying the ipod is ‘driven off the back’ of the victrola?

Jared Christensen » 3988 days ago #

It’s more like “the iPod is driven off the back of Linkin Park.”

Kevin Tamura » 3986 days ago #

Wow, words fail me.

Matt » 3985 days ago #

Ummm, what the guy said may be dumb, but I’m not sure you can really blame him for the misspelling of Flicker. That’s the fault of the person who wrote the story, since presumably Peter Chernin made the comments at the conference and then someone wrote those comments down.

Anyway, just my 2c.

Nathan Smith » 3984 days ago #

Oh man, that’s priceless – especially the way you’ve captured it with the movie quote.

63Cent » 3979 days ago #

I think what he’s talking about is the fact that a majority of the traffic that gets to flickr, YouTube, etc, is driven there from MySpace. Obviously, people would use these sites whether MySpace was around or not- In web 2.o speak, MySpace has become the hub on the wheel for social networking.

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