Tag: streaming

by Julie Keck

1. The Web is a lab for marketable TV content, and vice versa (Sam Thielman / AdWeek) 2. Time Warner CEO open to bundling online HBO subscription with broadband plans (Bryan Bishop / The Verge) 3. Internet radio services becoming more mainstream (Ryan Faughnder / LA Times) 4. Pinterest sees growing number of journalists using [...] 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. Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute? (GigaOm) 2. Bloomberg scandal raises ethics questions for new media (Huffington Post) 3. Reporters using sensors to collect data and report on it; is this ethical? (paidContent) 4. NewsRight, an ambitious attempt at licensing newspaper content, quietly folds (Poynter) 5. From [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘The Creative Penn’ author on self-publishing and hybrid authors (Forbes) 2. Why e-books are a different genre from print (Guardian) 3. Even Jim Carrey’s doing it: Actor to self-publish children’s book (Indie Reader) 4. Streaming e-books: A new distribution model for schools (Digital Book World) 5. Paradox launching new e-books publishing initiative with Minecraft [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with online freelance journalism (Reuters) 2. Pay walls for digital content are getting higher, starting sooner (paidContent)  3. No end in sight to tough Venezuelan control over media, social or otherwise, following Chavez passing (Variety) 4. YouTube to launch streaming music service, take on Spotify (CNN Money) 5. Medium wants to help [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Exposé of Chinese data thieves reveals sloppy tactics (MIT Tech Review) 2. FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35%, reduce hotspot congestion (Engadget) 3. Nielsen ratings expanded to include streaming services (The Verge) 4. Crowdsourced news service Blottr raises 612k for content syndication system NewsPoint (TechCrunch) 5. NYT puts Boston Globe on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jim Roberts took a buyout from NYT last week, will now head Digital at Reuters (Nieman) 2. Magazines still have a life on 7-inch screens (AllThingsD) 3. Common sense is the key to effective online communication (memeburn) 4. Tempted to quit Facebook? 5 1/2 reasons to stay (PandoDaily) 5. HBO adds Airplay to make [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Journalists and readers pay tribute to NYT’s Anthony Shadid on Twitter, sites and front pages (Poynter) 2. Why Apple and the NYT are not meshing (Washington Post) 3. CBS, Turner to charge for March Madness mobile streaming (PaidContent) 4. News [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

There’s a growing feeling in the American music business that the future will be in the cloud. No one will need physical CDs anymore, but will listen to music on streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify, which will eventually merge into a grand digital jukebox. But industry veteran Tom Silverman, who founded dance music [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

The music industry had a wild ride in 2010. Companies came and went, layoffs hit every sector, rapid growth delivered opportunity, and Spotify still didn’t launch in the U.S. This year, 2011, should be no different. Here are some predictions and thoughts about what 2011 may hold for the music industry. 1. A Major Label [...] more »