Tag: cable tv

by Mark Glaser

Cutting the cord to cable has gone from a fringe action to a way of life for millions of Americans that have given up on expensive cable and satellite TV packages and built their own on-demand TV experience with streaming TV. Not to mention the “cord nevers,” millennials who never bothered getting traditional pay TV […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Survival in the age of Spotify (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo / MIT Technology Review) 2. Millennial news site Mic premieres first video series in 2015 push (Tim Peterson / AdAge) 3. Lots of precedent for media dependence on Facebook, including cautionary tales (via Steve Buttry) 4. Tapping digital tools to study how the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Did the pay TV guys stay flat last year — or lose more than a million subscribers? (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Net Neutrality day is here: a guide to today’s vote (Jeff John Roberts / GigaOm) 3. What I wish I would have told Dori Maynard in our last conversation (A. Mitra Kalita […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jane Spencer on Fusion’s relaunch (Jessica Roy / New York Magazine) 2. BuzzFeed grew its Latino audience the old-fashioned way: with content (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Analyst Gordon Borrell sees local digital ads soaring in 2015, but not for newspapers (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 4. Meet the 22-year-old journalism prodigy shaking up […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese web censors struggle with Hong Kong protest (Andrew Jacobs / The New York Times) 2. YouGov study affirms growing clout of Facebook as a news medium (John Glenday / The Drum) 3. Internet companies take aim at wireless net neutrality as debate rages on (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 4. Here’s what happened to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Copy editors carve niche in digital media landscape (Dan Appenfeller / American Journalism Review) 2. Purge pay TV, binge on data: Cord-cutters are gulping down bandwidth (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. FCC considers treating cable firms like utilities in net neutrality debate (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian US) 4. Google faces challenges in Europe […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 (Todd Spangler / Variety) 2. New York Times to add ‘new products’ for digital subscribers (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Slate’s good strategy for correcting errors on Twitter, elsewhere (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Disney opens the door for web TV — as long as it looks like […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix pursues cable TV deals (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 2. Why news organizations shouldn’t write off tablet magazines (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 3. Waywire, Cory Booker’s attempt to build a web video startup, sells to Magnify (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Canadian government to push cable providers to unbundle channels (Reuters) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Cable pioneer says U.S. cable companies should create Netflix rival (Liana B. Baker / Reuters) 2. Third of millennials watch mostly online video or no broadcast TV (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3. Going digital is a complete transformation in the way journalism is done (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 4. Are operations like Flipboard scams […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Did you ever decide on one ho-hum day to pick up the remote and check out a new TV show? And if you have a streaming service such as Netflix, you watched another one, and another one? Soon, the hours turn to days and you have no idea what’s going on outside your bubble. This […] more »