Tag: roku

by Julie Keck

1. Roku and Chromecast go head-to-head in streaming race, Apple TV falling behind (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 2. The Dallas Morning News abandons its “premium experience” strategy (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 3. Jay Rosen to journalists and editors: ‘Facebook has all the power. You have almost none’ (Julie Posetti / WAN-IFRA) 4. Long all-volunteer, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 (Todd Spangler / Variety) 2. New York Times to add ‘new products’ for digital subscribers (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Slate’s good strategy for correcting errors on Twitter, elsewhere (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Disney opens the door for web TV — as long as it looks like […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The New York Times embraces ‘organic’ ad strategy (Brian Morrisssey / Digiday) 2. Ezra Klein is said to plan to leave the Washington Post (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 3. Entrepreneurs dominate Forbes 30 Under 30 list (Jeff Bercovici / Forbes) 4. Internet streaming device maker unveils Roku TV at CES 2014 (Dawn […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed is the media industry’s worst nightmare: profitable, growing and investing in news (PaidContent) 2. Dish, Disney gird for showdown over ESPN (WSJ) 3. If Google could search Twitter, it would find Topsy (NYT) 4. Livestream brings all-live video streaming to Roku devices (Fast Company) 5. U.S. court gives mixed ruling on FCC program […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The AP is selling ads in its tweets, but Twitter doesn’t mind (Nieman Lab) 2. Politico lays off staffers amid restructuring (HuffPo) 3. Tablets will outsell notebooks in 2013, for the first time ever (Quartz) 4. Roku meets Time Warner: baby steps towards […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Inside YouTube’s plan to dominate your TV (Mashable) 2. Old media’s stalwarts persevered in 2012 (NYT) 3. Roku strikes Time Warner Cable deal, wants to be your next cable box (GigaOM) 4. Online comments hurt science understanding, study finds (Journal Sentinel) 5. Visual storytelling […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Will Newsweek stop existing as a print publication? (Forbes) 2. Roku raises $45 million from News Corp, BSkyB and others (TechCrunch) 3. Publisher Random House is getting into television (Publishers Weekly) 4. Atlantic Media’s business site, Quartz, fills out team […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week MediaShift will be doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why and how. For background, we’re updating our special guide to cutting the cord we first published in January 2010. That post has been viewed more than 58,000 times, proving that there’s an intense […] more »

by Mark Glaser

No one likes the high price of cable TV, but then again, few people like to go without TV. Thanks to streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, and gadgets like the Roku box and Apple TV, there’s more chance than ever to get the shows you want when you want them. But the lucrative […] more »

by Mark Glaser

It used to be so easy. You’d cozy up on a couch, get your remote control (and popcorn) and turn on the TV for a night of vegetation. But now, you have options. So many options. You can watch shows when you want by recording them on your DVR. You can cancel cable TV and […] more »