Tag: dish

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches Taster to incubate content, technology ideas (Georg Szalai / The Hollywood Reporter) 2. The war on leaks has gone way too far when journalists’ emails are under surveillance (Trevor Timm / Guardian) 3. Sling TV, Dish’s $20 web TV service, rolls out today. Here’s what it’s like (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. White House breaks own State of the Union embargo for online audience (Alan Yuhas / Guardian) 2. Facebook’s problematic fix to its hoax problem (John McDermott / Digiday) 3. Mic hires three former Vox producers for new video team (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 4. Judge rules that Dish’s Sling features, ad-skipping don’t […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

It’s a new year and you know what that means. It’s time for another glitzy International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. For tech and media journalists, traveling to this venerable trade show is something of a post-holiday tradition. While past years have included the launch of Blu-ray DVDs and plasma TV sets, more recently […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google and Barnes & Noble unite to take on Amazon (Alexandra Alter / The New York Times) 2. Netflix now has more subscription revenue than HBO (Zachary M. Seward / Quartz) 3. Dish’s Charlie Ergen: In the future, most TV viewing won’t happen on TV (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 4. Crowdfunding bid to acquire […] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: Daily Must Reads will be back Monday, January 6, 2014. Keep up with new posts by signing up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea Lab Daily. 1. Pledging clarity, the Times plunges into native advertising (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. A first look at NewsCo’s structure (Jay Rosen / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists are on the move in America and creating a new vitality (Emily Bell / Guardian) 2. Facebook, still dominant, strives to keep cachet (Jenna Wortham, Vindu Goel & Nicole Perlroth / NYT) 3. Jay Rosen joins Pierre Omidyar news venture (Jay Rosen / PressThink) 4. Andrew Sullivan expands The Daily Dish with monthly […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters ends plans for ambitious direct-to-reader service (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 2. Study: Most mobile news consumers prefer browser to apps (Amy Gahran / Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Court: Facebook ‘like’ is protected by First Amendment (Joe Palazzolo / Wall Street Journal) 4. New York judge won’t stop Dish’s ad-skipping hopper […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed is the media industry’s worst nightmare: profitable, growing and investing in news (PaidContent) 2. Dish, Disney gird for showdown over ESPN (WSJ) 3. If Google could search Twitter, it would find Topsy (NYT) 4. Livestream brings all-live video streaming to Roku devices (Fast Company) 5. U.S. court gives mixed ruling on FCC program […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post to be sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (Washington Post) 2. Study links TV viewership and Twitter conversations (NYT) 3. Dish Network reports net loss, decline in pay-TV subscribers (Reuters) 4. Time Warner offers to ‘unbundle’ CBS channels to end dispute (Poynter) 5. The short story of Longreads (GigaOm)   Get our […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The secret power of Black Twitter (BuzzFeed) 2. Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ to followers of Pope Francis tweets (Guardian) 3. Netflix dominates speculation over Emmy Awards (NYT) 4. Dish opens up the Hopper DVR to help developers build smarter, more useful TV apps (The Verge) 5. Google pitches online TV service to media […] more »