Tag: house of cards

by Julie Keck

1. Before Facebook deal, WhatsApp was helping BuzzFeed and Shazam go viral (Liz Gannes / Re/code) 2. Om Malik joins True Ventures, steps down at tech site Gigaom (John Biggs / TechCrunch) 3. ‘House of Cards’ binge-watching: 2% of U.S. subs finished entire series over first weekend (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 4. For Ukraine and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Sleeper issue peers around the corner of Comcast-Time Warner deal (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 2. Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ premiere is a big test of how video gets to you (Zachary M. Seward / Quartz) 3. How digital weighs up against print for UK magazine circulations (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Pandora builds profiles […] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, streaming video giant Netflix became the first non-TV network to win an award at this year’s Emmys with its slate of original programming headlined by “House of Cards.” But after receiving 14 nominations, the final count of three statuettes in Netflix’s collection underwhelmed many Emmys watchers. And streaming service has some serious headwinds, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s House of Cards makes internet TV history with an Emmy win (Kit Eaton / Fast Company) 2. Gawker wants to encourage more voices online, but with less yelling (Nick Bilton / New York Times) 3. Understanding the native advertising continuum (Jonathon Glick & Joshua Neckes / paidContent) 4. New Twitter search tool portrays […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Like most media, the future of television is online. This edition of the Mediatwits, we’ll talk about the prospects for tech upstarts Apple, Google, Intel and Sony, who are trying to push their way into the lucrative TV and entertainment business. Apple is aiming to work with incumbent cable companies, while Google is working against […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix does well in 2013 Primetime Emmy nominations (NYT) 2. Video: “The Age of the Library is probably ending,” says Miami-Dade Mayor (Huffington Post) 3. NSA admits it analyzes more people’s data than previously revealed (The Atlantic Wire) 4. American Journalism Review to quit printing, go online-only (NPR) 5. Pew Research Center: 31% of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit apologizes for ‘online witch hunts,’ asks community to be ‘sensitive of its own power’ (Verge) 2. In defense of journalistic error (Reuters) 3. Netflix says its “House of Cards” strategy worked, and Wall Street agrees (AllThingsD) 4. Matthew Keys on Reuters firing: “I assume they were looking for an out” (Politico) 5. It’s […] 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 Julie Keck

1. Along with companies and armies, governments are becoming media entities (PaidContent.com) 2. Apple / Macs hit by hackers targeting Facebook (Reuters) 3. How I got a six-figure following – and why it doesn’t matter (JaneFriedman.com) 4. Does ‘House of Cards’ all-you-can-eat buffet spoil social viewing? (NYT) 5. Twitter is reducing some tweets to 117 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Blogonomics: Honesty is the best policy when soliciting donations on the web (Reuters) 2. ‘House of Cards’ and the joys of addiction viewing (The Verge) 3. Instagram asks court to throw out class action lawsuit over policy changes (memeburn) 4. Harvard professor: Digital may have disrupted media first, but education is next (GigaOm) 5. […] more »