Tag: house of cards

by Julie Keck

Sit down. It’s time we had the talk. It’s a little embarrassing for both of us, so I’m just going to say it: you’ve been watching web series. I know, I know, that sounds impossible, but hear me out. Those episodes of “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” you binge watched last weekend? Web series. “House of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why everyone was wrong about net neutrality (Tim Wus / The New Yorker) 2. Google won’t ban adult content on Blogger after all (Matt Brian / Engadget) 3. Twitter keeps Dick Costolo’s promise with new anti-harassment tools (Nathaniel Mott / Pando Daily) 4. Financial Times to change the way it charges for digital news […] more »

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 »