Tag: tv

by Julie Keck

1. With the Aereo decision, local TV news likely dodged disaster (Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Google starts removing search results under Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ (Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal) 3. ‘Almost half’ of the NYT’s blogs will close or merge (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Yahoo to charge some […] more »

by Terri Thornton

I was out walking one day and saw a teeny-tiny mailbox next to a great big drainage pipe. The name on the mailbox was “Piper” — apparently since the hobbit or troll or whatever-lived-there resided in the pipe. Piper, I later learned, is a neutered feral cat that’s become the unofficial mascot of the Beltline, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The microblogging service Twitter has been great for communication, breaking news, keeping up with your interests and broadcasting to followers. But the advertising there has been pretty limited to Promoted Tweets, Trends and Hashtags. That could soon be changing with a massive ad deal inked between Twitter and Starcom MediaVest Group that will allow advertisers […] more »

by Terry Parris Jr.

At Ustream we live for breaking news and the live event. We went all out for the iPhone 5 announcement (6 million total views and 650,000 concurrent viewers), the presidential debates (3.5 million for the first debate alone) and most recently coverage of Hurricane Sandy. We’re going after the election the same way. The live […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Who can pay attention to one form of media anymore? Sit and watch TV without a mobile device in your lap? Unthinkable. Watch a presidential debate without Twitter? No way. Every big live event seems to be better with a back channel to discuss with friends and strangers online. So what’s your plan for Election […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now (Poynter) 2. ‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker arrested (Poynter) 3. In changing news landscape, TV is increasingly vulnerable (Pew Research Center) 4. Microsoft to integrate Klout scores on Bing (ZDNet) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Amazon is the most lucrative sales channel for e-book sales, survey says (GalleyCat) 2. Tentative Deal on E-Book Prices Is Reached in Europe (NYT) 3. Apple and publishers subpoena Amazon in e-book pricing case (PaidContent) 4. Parents and kids both […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Nielsen: Growing number of homes have TVs but no cable, satellite or broadcast signal (AP) 2. Why the iPhone 5 is the ‘biggest upgrade in consumer electronics history’ (ZDNet) 3. HarperCollins strikes deal with Amazon, others, that lets its e-books […] 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 Jenny Shank

Olympic fever hit me young. One of my earliest memories is of a coloring book featuring the raccoon mascot from the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics that my mom gave me when I was three. I colored in the pictures of the raccoons skating and bobsledding while I watched the Olympics on our old boxy television. […] more »