Tag: movies

by Julie Keck

1. Secret court ruling put tech companies in data bind (NYT) 2. Reporting, or illegal hacking? (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Lucas and Spielberg predict ‘massive implosion’ of Hollywood caused by tech industry (TechCrunch) 4. Venerable format of ‘NewsHour’ struggles with new era of media (NYT) 5. BMI files suit against Pandora (The Hollywood Reporter) 6. 16 percent share content on Twitter without reading it (Social Media Today) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Facebook stock slides below $20 (CNNMoney) 2. Study: Most-watched news videos on YouTube depict natural disasters or political upheaval (Pew) 3. How social media may have affected an important MLB trade (Poynter) 4. Is pay TV really shrinking? (AllThingsD) 5. […] more »

by Chris Dorr

Our mass media ecosystem relies on a constant flow of money to sustain itself in its present form. This money comes from many directions, including but not limited to TV advertising revenue, basic and premium cable subscriber fees, and movie box-office receipts. This revenue is gathered by various gatekeepers, who take a cut and then […] more »

by Gary Moore

I went to my first movie at 4 years old: “Mary Poppins“ at the Sycamore State Theater in Sycamore, Ill. It was one of those large theaters with lots of character about it. Beautiful blue lighting glowed along the ledges and pointed to the lavish velvet curtains that surrounded the screen. Dick Van Dyke, who […] more »

by Mark Glaser

I was sitting on a panel recently in Pasadena for the TV critics press tour, and someone in the audience asked about what people would really watch on the small screen of a cell phone or video iPod. I mentioned what Chris McQueen said on this very weblog, that if you’re in a line somewhere, […] more »