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by Mark Glaser

This week MediaShift will be doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why and how. For background, we’re updating our special guide to cutting the cord we first published in January 2010. That post has been viewed more than 58,000 times, proving that there’s an intense […] more »

by Mark Glaser

When it comes to television shows and events, we the people have been taking more and more control of what we see and on what medium. The rise of everything from DVRs to streaming Netflix to mobile TV means that we get to decide when we want to watch our favorite shows. More people have […] more »

by Mark Glaser

A few years ago, while TV networks were happily setting up Hulu as a place for people to watch shows online for free, the cable companies were fretting. If cable customers could watch shows online for free on Hulu, or through cheap subscription services such as Netflix, who was going to pay for cable service? […] more »

by Mark Glaser

From time to time, I’ll give an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips. The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and take action. I previously covered Twitter, citizen journalism, and alternative models for newspapers, among other topics. This week I look at […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I talk about how the New York Times launches hyper-local sites right as Google’s Tim Armstrong launches Patch.com hyper-local sites — both in New Jersey. Plus, Hearst says it will develop a new e-reader device like a Kindle, but with a larger, flexible […] more »