Tag: hulu

by Sonia Paul

This week MediaShift is doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why, and how. One of our most popular posts over the past 5 years has been our special guides to cutting the cord, which we first published in January 2010 and again in 2012.  Stay tuned […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New report: Local newspapers have done a terrible job building local digital audiences (Joseph Lichtenstein / Nieman Lab) 2. Micropayments for news articles are a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea (Will Federman / Medium) 3. Viacom says the Internet made its reruns less valuable (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. 3 smart ideas […] more »

by Dena Levitz

The final season of “Mad Men” is rolling out. “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has become a bonafide hit alongside its Netflix siblings “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black.”  Fox’s “Empire” just became the first TV show in ages to gain a bigger audience from week to week during its premiere season. And, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Broadband providers sue FCC over net neutrality (via Circa) 2. The glamorous life of a journalist, sponsored content edition (James Fallows / The Atlantic) 3. Indian Supreme Court scraps Section 66A, protects online freedom of speech (Amit Chaturvedi / NDTV) 4. Facebook may host news sites’ content (Ravi Somaiya, Mike Isaac & Vindu Goel […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jane Spencer on Fusion’s relaunch (Jessica Roy / New York Magazine) 2. BuzzFeed grew its Latino audience the old-fashioned way: with content (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Analyst Gordon Borrell sees local digital ads soaring in 2015, but not for newspapers (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 4. Meet the 22-year-old journalism prodigy shaking up […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook’s popularity among teens dips again (Sarah Frier / Bloomberg) 2.  Washington Post & Texas Tribune enter into a new reporting partnership (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Zuckerberg’s greatest steal: Instagram now worth $35 billion, according to Citi (Taylor Lorenz / Business Insider) 4. Hulu nabs several FX shows under exclusive multi-year pact […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. At Condé Nast Entertainment, marketing digital video costs as much as making it (Nicole Levy / Capital New York) 2. Can Patreon’s crowdfunding platform help journalists go direct? Jesse Brown is going to find out (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Hulu CEO mulls cutting number of ads running on Hulu Plus (Claire Atkinson / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘He said/she said’ is a failure to understand the media market (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Sources: Xbox Live to remove Gold requirement for Netflix, Hulu (Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica) 3. YouTube shuts down public RSS feeds of user subscriptions (Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) 4. Europe’s top court: People have right to […] more »

by Angela Washeck

It’s the third year for the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Digital NewFronts event, and the lineup puts on display the difficult job digital publications and networks have: proving to TV ad buyers that their video ad offerings are a good investment. Based off the TV industry’s upfronts meetings, where network execs gather to pitch their upcoming […] more »

by Angela Washeck

As digital video continues to disrupt the traditional TV world, there are complications beyond just those affecting the business model. The move of video to the Net also has caused problems for viewers who need captions. Whether deaf or hard of hearing, or speakers of an obscure language, it’s often difficult for these users to […] more »