Tag: cable tv

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 »

by Mark Glaser

One of the biggest changes in the news industry is the overwhelming number of sources we now have for news. What used to be the sole domain of newspapers, radio and TV has exploded into breaking news accounts coming from Twitter, Facebook, police scanners, Instagram and so many other digital platforms. When eyewitnesses of a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook to introduce hashtags (AllThingsD) 2. The newsonomics of Hearst Magazines’ 1 million new customers (Nieman Lab) 3. Global study shows more journalists embrace social media – Germans, not so much (paidContent) 4. Gatekeepers of cable TV try to stop Intel (NYT) 5. Web display ads often not visible (WSJ) 6. Feedly starts weaning itself from Google Reader servers (CNET) Get our newsletters delivered straight to your […] more »

by Seth Shapiro

Note: This story has been corrected. See the bottom of the story for the correction. There’s been a media blitz over Netflix’s “House Of Cards,” and how revolutionary it is. “House Of Cards“ is the most interesting show of the year. But it’s not revolutionary. Let’s break it down. 1. Exploding Commercial TV? “House of Cards“ and Netflix […] more »

by Chris Dorr

We have never really liked our local cable company. Over the years, many of us have wasted time waiting for the cable guy to show up to install or replace the box that doesn’t seem to work or been placed on eternal hold while customer service takes its sweet time. And to add insult to […] more »