Here are some of the major news sites that have optimized their websites for the iPad, meaning among other things you can view video on them despite the lack of Flash.
- New York Times: The HTML5 video player on the NYTimes.com home page displays video in a format viewable on iPad. Video does not play on the rest of the site.
- People Magazine: An HTML5 video player on PEOPLE.com displays video in iPad-viewable format.
- CNN: When you’re browsing CNN.com on iPad, the site automatically displays an HTML5 video player, providing you with the best possible viewing experience.
- Reuters: An HTML5 video player on Reuters.com lets you view most of the site’s video content on iPad.
- Time: The 24/7 news site features an HTML5 video player for viewing recently published video.
- ESPN: ESPN uses HTML5 to play audio and video for fans browsing ESPN.com on iPad. Site navigation and live scoring have also been optimized for the iPad Multi-Touch display
- NPR: NPR’s website, NPR.org, incorporates an HTML5 audio player and embedded HTML5 video for iPad.
- Spin: SPIN.com features a browsing experience optimized for iPad, providing music fans with the latest live performances and backstage coverage of their favorite bands.
- National Geographic: Watch National Geographic videos on your iPad using the new HTML5 player at nationalgeographic.com
- Sports Illustrated: Recent video features on SI.com are displayed via an HTML5 player compatible with iPad.
(Details from Apple’s website)