Tag: television

by Claire Groden

This week, streaming video giant Netflix became the first non-TV network to win an award at this year’s Emmys with its slate of original programming headlined by “House of Cards.” But after receiving 14 nominations, the final count of three statuettes in Netflix’s collection underwhelmed many Emmys watchers. And streaming service has some serious headwinds, [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Among the younger generation in the Middle East, Internet use is surpassing TV, and that could have long-term implications in the region. And that increased engagement online comes with important, unresolved questions about media regulation online, according to new research by Northwestern University in Qatar. The study paints an in-depth picture of the role of [...] more »

by Amanda Bohan

Sunday night wrapped up another year on Broadway with the 67th annual Tony Awards hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, showcasing some of the best theater of the 2012-13 season. And while the East Coast and Midwest watched and tweeted away, the West Coast was left to wait three hours for the exact same show to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck.1. Push and pull: @TheAtlantic publishes then reconsiders content sponsored by the Church of Scientology (Poynter) 2. Tweet Your Own Adventure: CBS asks audience to solve the crime, via Twitter (Mashable) 3. More than 50% of kids have not read an e-book [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Better than Nielsen: Twitter breaks down TV behavior by demographics, device, and genre (The Verge) 2. Redditors accuse BuzzFeed of photo theft (Mashable) 3. CBS takes aim at a rival, shoots CNET in the foot (paidContent) 4. The New York Times’ plan to [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Aereo will take its TV distruption to 22 new cities this spring (paidContent) 2. Reuters gutting web infrastructure for ‘Reuters Next’ (Capital) 3. Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes (GigaOM) 4. Watch out CNN: new Twitter [...] 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. Instagram, you’re at war with Twitter. Just admit it (AllThingsD) 2. How Netflix wants to change television forever (GigaOM) 3. Twitter extends Trends to surface breaking news in 100 more cities (VentureBeat) 4. Apps and accessories help make the iPad a scaled-down darkroom (NYT) [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Can a big bet on tech help USA Today escape its paper past? (paidContent) 2. The Guardian US reports record traffic in October 2012 (Guardian) 3. Storify launches redesign that elevates popular social media elements (Poynter) 4. Why the ‘live [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why TV news matters in the age of information overload (The Verge) 2. Twitter suspends ‘NYT On It’ account after New York Times complains (Poynter) 3. How social media is rewriting the rules of modern warfare (GigaOM) 4. Conservative media does its own [...] more »