Tag: current tv

by Angela Morgenstern

In 2008, Current TV teamed up with Twitter to display user tweets live on-air during the presidential and vice presidential debates. It was quite an experiment combining live television and user commentary/feedback — but it was very early.¬†Few people had heard of Twitter, and fewer television entities recognized the power of real-time feedback to fuel [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. News Corp.‘s chief digital officer to step down (Huffington Post) 2. Wall Street Journal offers free Wi-Fi in New York City, San Francisco  (Romenesko) 3. Minority hiring in TV news and radio rose in 2012 (Huffington Post) 4. White House [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent) 2. NBC will stream live all 30-plus sports in upcoming summer Olympics (NYT) 3. California’s lieutenant governor snags gig at Current TV (NYT) 4. Spotify teams up with Coca-Cola [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. U.S. newspaper staffing falls to lowest point in 34 years (Newsosaur) 2. What James Murdoch’s departure from BSkyB could mean for Rupert Murdoch (Reuters) 3. AP turns to citizen reporters for live video news (GigaOm) 4. Did the LA Times [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

I live about 7 minutes’ drive from the headquarters of Al Gore’s innovative Current TV in San Francisco, yet my cable system, Astound, still doesn’t carry the channel. So when I was visiting my parents last summer in St. Louis, I made a point of checking it out. The first thing I saw was a [...] more »