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Team Social Media

December 13, 2010


The New York “times” are changing, and for the better. Previously the coverage of the Times’ social media was attended by one staff member, notably Jennifer Preston (who will now become a full-time reporter), and last week they announced that an interactive news team will cover social media. Not only will the New York Times be able to share the responsibilities […]


December 11, 2010


TV subscription’s price tag has always been a problem for consumers.  The latest trend now is cord-cutting and according to Needham & Co. analyst Laura Martin, there are certain TV channels that should be available online in order for consumers to cut the cord for TV subscription. Many consumer groups want TV à la carte […]

Fair Factor

December 6, 2010


Viacom is appealing the federal court’s June decision that ruled in favor of Google’s YouTube video-sharing site because it’s protected from copyright claims according to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (1998) after Viacom stated that YouTube’s digital piracy could threaten U.S. media business. Some clips of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” are among the […]

TV Ventures

December 4, 2010


As TV is losing popularity to some, others are expecting to have it make a big comeback.  Reuters reports that according to sources, Microsoft is setting its eyes on a new TV venture after finding consumers fleeing expensive subscription packages for online services like Netflix and Hulu. Microsoft in the past has invested in MSNBC […]


December 2, 2010


The past month we’ve heard about Rupert Murdoch (News Corp.) and Steve Jobs (Apple) preparing to unveil the a new digital “newspaper” or iNewspaper called the Daily. It’s designed exclusively for iPad or other tablet-style devices and cannot be dispatched in a print or web edition.  The subscription in U.S. will be 99 cents a week. […]

Why so Sad?

November 27, 2010


In the last post, we got a preview of the digital threats toward TV.  Although TV is putting up a fight in the entertainment sector, it’s the news arena that’s having trouble.  Obviously you can TiVo an episode of the Daily Show, but it wouldn’t make much sense to do the same with last night’s […]

Staying Popular

November 27, 2010


While Apple, Google, and Hulu are multiplying options for online and on-demand content, broadcasters are still encouraged to stream to the viewers’ living rooms. Viacom‘s president and CEO, Philippe Dauman, says that “TV viewing is at an all-time high.” Of course, the company owns MTV and Comedy Central. TV viewership at home has increased by […]


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