Tag: online video

by Dorian Benkoil

The days of skateboarding dogs holding sway on the web may be numbered. Technology companies and advertisers are professing their belief in the value of professionally produced original content. Portals and platforms like YouTube, AOL, MSN and Yahoo — once known for aggregating and optimizing video produced by others — are spending millions of dollars [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. For their children, many e-book fans insist on paper (New York Times) 2. Social media buzz not necessarily linked to TV ratings (Lost Remote) 3. The future of news and why “digital first” matters (GigaOM) 4. Experiments in the open newsroom concept (Columbia Journalism Review) 5. Mobile devices boost magazine reading (MediaPost) 6. The new [...] more »

by Suzanne Robitaille

When “The French Chef” appeared on PBS in 1972 with captions, it marked the first TV show ever to be fully accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing. For the next decade, people with disabilities enjoyed more and more captioned TV, culminating in a 1990 law that required all TV shows to be captioned. [...] more »