“Auto-Tune the News” wins Streamy

“Auto-Tune the News” has won the Streamy Award for Best News or Politics Series, as well as for Best Experimental Web Series.

Mysterious Iran Protest Death Filmers Win Polk Award

The anonymous individuals responsible for recording the shooting death of 26-year-old Neda Agha-Soltan at a June protest in Tehran, Iran, and uploading the video to the Internet, won the George Polk Award for Videography. The video became a rallying point for the reformist opposition in Iran. You can watch the video below (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT).

Parody Google ad: Is Tiger feeling lucky?

As Tiger Woods recovers from a car accident and contends with reports of philandering, Slate V imagines what the golfing great might be typing into that familiar white search bar.

Viral video: How to report TV news

Comdedian Charlie Brooker has produced this hysterical and accurate video on how to produce the news, which is quickly becoming a viral hit.

Must-watch video! Singing about newspaper woes

Sure, plenty of people have bemoaned the downfall of newspapers, but you haven’t really explored the tension between new and old media until you’ve done it in four-part harmony to the tune of Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy.”  Enjoy the sonic glory of Globe and Mail reporter Siri Agrell’s lyrics (“Come on Arianna / Who do you, […]

Video: Dog sense earthquake before people

Amazing user video on YouTube of a dog reacting to the the recent California earthquake several seconds before people react.

Is social media a fad? Here’s proof why not

Is social media a fad or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore.

Video: Knight Ridder tried building tablet e-reader

Knight Ridder may be gone now, but it was ahead of the curve when, 16 years ago, Roger Fidler worked on a tablet e-reader and even built a prototype. Bryan Monroe, who used to work for Knight Ridder, wonders in this Huffington Post piece whether the newspaper industry would be in such dire straights had […]

USAToday.com launches new home page, ad formats

USAToday.com has launched a new homepage design, with an improved navigation and more emphasis on visuals. The site has also launched new ad formats. Here is a video walk-through…

Video: Print media gets a lifeline

Popular blog hires some old media guys who’ve been laid off.