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Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at Google TV, the new alliance between Google, Intel, Sony and Logitech to create a new TV or set-top box that will finally connect the TV with the Net in a simple way. Plus, Facebook last week surpassed Google in traffic for the U.S., according to Experian Hitwise, and Facebook referrals to news sites were more loyal visitors than referrals from Google News or the Google search engine. And I asked Just One Question to Time magazine TV critic James Poniewozik, getting his take on Google TV.
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Listen to my entire interview with James Poniewozik:
Background music is “What the World Needs” by the The Ukelele Hipster Kings via PodSafe Music Network.
Here are some links to related sites and stories mentioned in the podcast:
Google and Partners Seek TV Foothold at NY Times
Google TV Should Finally Push Apple TV Beyond A Hobby at TechCrunch
It’s Official – Facebook Rules the Web at PC World
Facebook surpasses Google in weekly traffic at San Jose Mercury News
How Facebook overtook Google to be the top spot on the Internet at Fortune Brainstormtech
Facebook edges past Google for weekly traffic at SFGate’s Tech Chronicles
Facebook Visitors Come Back Again and Again at Hitwise blog
If You Tell Them On Facebook, They Will Come…Again and Again at ReadWriteWeb
The Google giant begins to topple at Network World
Check out some of our write-in answers to last week’s poll question about what people thought about geo-location services such as Foursquare:
Also, be sure to vote in our poll about what you think about your cable or satellite service:
Mark Glaser is executive editor of MediaShift and Idea Lab. He also writes the bi-weekly OPA Intelligence Report email newsletter for the Online Publishers Association. He lives in San Francisco with his son Julian. You can follow him on Twitter @mediatwit.
This episode of 4MR is brought to you by the Knight Digital Media Center, providing a spectrum of training for the 21st century journalist. Find out more at KDMC’s website. It’s also underwritten by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more.Related