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Top 30 Media Ideas in March

From Fake News Video Games to Wage Gap Magazines

— March 25, 2018 — Pop Culture
The March 2018 media ideas offer a look into the way popular formats like documentaries and podcasts are being completely reshaped with interactive technology. For its Civilisations series, BBC launched a companion Civilisations AR app, which offers a look at historical artefacts and exhibits from around the world in augmented reality. Similarly, Channel 4 created an app that gives people the chance to experience the premise of its Hunted TV show in real life.

While podcasts are thought of as audio-only formats, The Guardian launched Strange Bird with a new chat-style experience that enhances the listening experience with GIFs, charts and other visuals that support the material.

Some of the most political media ideas include the browser-based game Bad News from the European journalist team Drog, as well as the wage gap magazines released by Maclean’s asking men to pay more for an issue.
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High Frame-Rate Sports Streaming
High Frame-Rate Sports Streaming
Hulu 60fps Support is Available for Select Streaming Channels
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Streaming Service Wedding Ceremonies
Streaming Service Wedding Ceremonies
FilmStruck Staged a Surprise Marriage for an Ardent Fan
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Anime Fan Cryptocurrencies
Anime Fan Cryptocurrencies
'Otaku Coin' is Earned by Watching Anime and Used to Support Creators
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Immersive Coastline Simulators
Immersive Coastline Simulators
'BBC Earth: Life in VR' Immerses Viewers in the Californian Coast
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VR Web Browsers
VR Web Browsers
'Supermedium' is a Browser for Web-Based Virtual Reality Content
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Curated Online Video Platforms
Curated Online Video Platforms
'YourTV' Offers Back-to-Back Videos That are Recommended by Friends
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Affordable TV Streaming Services
Affordable TV Streaming Services
Philo TV is Offering a Curated List of Channels at a Low Cost
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Customized Sports Streaming
Customized Sports Streaming
Hulu Live TV Lets You Experience Personalized Olympics Coverage
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Chat-Style Interactive Podcasts
Chat-Style Interactive Podcasts
The Guardian's Strange Bird is Enhanced with Charts, GIFs & Links
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Kids Podcast Partnerships
Kids Podcast Partnerships
PRX Teams Up With Night Vale and Gen-Z Media to do Podcasts for Children
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Playlist Streaming Experiments
Playlist Streaming Experiments
Stations by Spotify is a Free Music Streaming App for Playlists
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19
Female Author Bookshops
Female Author Bookshops
Penguin's 'Like a Woman Bookshop' Celebrates Iconic Female Authors
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18
TV Show Theme Parks
TV Show Theme Parks
HBO Will Bring the Westworld Theme Park to Life at SXSW in 2018
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Senior Sitcom Hot Sauces
Senior Sitcom Hot Sauces
These Golden Girls Hot Sauces are as Fiery as the Characters Themselves
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Failed Baking Shows
Failed Baking Shows
Netflix's 'Nailed It' Celebrates Earnest Efforts in the Kitchen
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TV Series-Inspired Pie Plates
TV Series-Inspired Pie Plates
These Twin Peaks Plates are a ThinkGeek Exclusive Release
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Wage Gap Magazines
Wage Gap Magazines
Maclean’s Magazine is Asking Men to Pay More for Its Latest Issue
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AR Olympics Reviews
AR Olympics Reviews
The New York Times is Offering Augmented Reality Sports Coverage
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12
Disney-Inspired Bottomless Brunches
Disney-Inspired Bottomless Brunches
'When You Wish Upon A Brunch' Takes Place at The Aeronaut
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11
3D Printed Violins
3D Printed Violins
College Student Sean Riley 3D Printed a Functioning Six String Violin
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10
Live-Action Evasion Games
Live-Action Evasion Games
Endemol Shine UK Recreated Its Channel 4 'Hunted' Show as an Experience
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9
Fake News Video Games
Fake News Video Games
'Bad News' Hopes to Stop Misinformation By Teaching People How It Works
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8
Ethiopian Movie Theater Menus
Ethiopian Movie Theater Menus
Alamo Drafthouse is Pairing Ethiopian Dishes with Black Panther
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Nostalgic Movie-Inspired Shoes
Nostalgic Movie-Inspired Shoes
Vans and Pixar Have Teamed Up for This Toy Story-Themed Collection
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Print Magazine Clothing Collections
Print Magazine Clothing Collections
Places+Faces Created a Magazine Merchandise Collection
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5
Whiskey Brand Podcasts
Whiskey Brand Podcasts
Jack Daniel's is Launching a Branded Podcast Called 'Around the Barrel'
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4
AR Documentary Apps
AR Documentary Apps
BBC's Civilisations Series is Paired with the Interactive Civilisations AR App
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Podcast Creation Apps
Podcast Creation Apps
The Anchor App Has Undergone a Redesign to Focus on Podcast-Making
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2
Disney-Branded Homewares Stores
Disney-Branded Homewares Stores
The New Disney Home Store Sells Glassware, Kitchen Goods, and More
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1
Quotable Drag Queen Games
Quotable Drag Queen Games
Cards Against Rumanity is Inspired by Rupaul's Drag Race
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