Lost Remote, a great blog covering social TV, has been acquired by WebMediaBrands, the parent company of Mediabistro. The site will be incorporated into the overall business and continue to cover Social TV. A big congrats to the team and founder, Cory Bergman. Cory and I started our blogs around the same time, about 12 years ago, as two [...]
CNBC.com has launched a new video player that has number of great features, including full transcripts that let you jump to and share exactly the part of the clip you are interested in.
Nielsen reports that in the last quarter of 2009, simultaneous use of the Internet while watching TV reached three and a half hours a month, up 35% from the previous quarter. Nearly 60% of TV viewers now use the Internet once a month while also watching TV.
Mike Snider, Entertainment reporter from USA TODAY ’s gaming blog Game Hunters, will host a live show today live from the Game Deveopers Conference showfloor in San Francisco today, starting at 4:45 pm PT on the Mogulus Pro channel usatoday_gdc. The broadcast will cover the latest and hottest news in the world of computer gaming [...]
The annual State of the News Media report found that most media continued to see audiences shrink and only two platforms clearly grew: the Internet, where “the gains seemed more structural,” and cable, where they were “more event-specific.” For all other forms of media, the outlook is bleak.
Does anyone still believe that the forms of movies, television, magazines and newspapers might exist independently of their rapidly changing modes of distribution? The thought has become unsustainable, Virginia Heffernman says.
Here is video and summary from Chris O’Brien of “The Media Business: New Approaches.” panel at the Web 2.o summit, which was moderated by Ken Auletta of the New Yorker and included Evan Williams of Twitter and Joel Hyatt of Current TV.
NYTimes.com has relaunched video on its site in high-definition, wide-screen format and single pages for each video, optimized for SEO.