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The numbers behind Jill Abramson and Steven Brill’s new media venture don’t add up

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, is launching a new journalism startup with media entrepreneur Steven Brill that the two say will pay writers $100,000 or more…

When it comes to elections, data journalism without context is noise

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Nate Silver and his ilk have proven they can predict elections with high accuracy, so maybe it's time to move on from focusing on the forecasts. I know Republicans will likely…

Learn How To Do Multi-Cam Shooting, Editing and Delivery On An iPad

The cameras on iOS devices are getting better and better, and powerful apps like Filmic Pro and Recolive Multicam are available for only a few dollars. At the Streaming Media West show, [taking place November 17-19 in Huntington Beach, CA] Dave Basulto, Founder of iPhone/iPad accessory maker iOgrapher will demonstrate how, with the right tools […]

Sonos adds multi-account support to its connected loudspeakers

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Sonos wants to make sure that your kids questionable taste in music doesn't ruin your Spotify recommendations.

Just when you thought they couldn’t get any worse, here come sponsored comments

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Disqus, one of the largest comment-hosting platforms on the web, is launching a feature that could add sponsored comments to the sites of many leading publishers -- but that seems unlikely…

Disney partners with Google to bring its cloud movie locker to Android and Google Play Movies

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Disney would like consumers to continue to buy its movies. That's why the company now struck an alliance with Google to add its cloud locker to Android.

Streaming Live Events When There Is No Room For Failure

It is one thing to stream a live event for free but another thing entirely when people have paid to see it or the event is being sponsored. At the Streaming Media West show, [taking place November 17-19 in Huntington Beach, CA] this session will explore the technical, operational, and business challenges presented when your […]

I Know About The CDN Market Because Of People Smarter Than Me

People ask me all the time how I am able to track the CDN market so closely, if I ever sleep, and how I can keep my finger on the pulse of so many different CDN topics. I’ve spent the last fifteen years tracking the CDN market, talking to vendors, customers, policy makers, telcos, carries, […]

Learn The Best Practices for Webcasting Sporting Events

For major sporting events, it is no longer enough to produce a traditional broadcast television program alone. Fans want more access to their favorite players, sports, and teams in real-time. Through live webcasting, fans now have a VIP pass to almost every aspect of a major sporting event. At the Streaming Media West show, [taking […]

Spotify kills its app platform three years after its launch

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Spotify wanted to make its desktop client more social when it introduced third-party apps three years ago. Now, those apps are getting killed off.

Fan TV sells to Rovi after finding that it’s hard to revolutionize the cable box

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Fan TV wanted to replace the cable box with its own device, but it needed the help from cable operators for that. Now it sold to Rovi, which may white-label Fan…

Cord Cutters: This is Android TV on the new Nexus Player

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Wonder what it feels like to use the new Nexus Player from Google and Asus? Then check out this video.

Pianist asks U.S. newspaper to purge review in latest “right to be forgotten” controversy

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The idea of the "right to be forgotten" online is getting so much traction in Europe that a musician now asserts that he can use it to delete reviews from U.S…

Why it might be illegal to show Game of Thrones at your local bar

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Is it legal to broadcast HBO in your bar? Or Netflix? Or the World Series? Surprisingly, it depends.

After Redbox Instant shutdown, Verizon is shouldering the majority of costs

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Redbox Instant shutting down was a defeat for both Redbox and Verizon, but the telco footed most of the bill.

First Look finds the hard part isn’t the journalism, it’s reinventing how a newsroom works

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The Intercept -- a magazine that is part of Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media -- has written a piece about the departure of Matt Taibbi, who was supposed to be running…

Roku is coming to Germany, with some help from Sky

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Roku will power Sky's German online video service, which just launched with streams of TV show episodes and Bundesliga matches.

Google Play Books’ new reading mode lets you browse and skim nonfiction ebooks faster

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

It's not particularly convenient to read cookbooks, travel guides and other reference works as ebooks. Google is hoping to change that.

Movie theaters announce “zero tolerance” policy for wearable tech

3 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Theater managers say they will kick out customers who don't remove devices like smartwatches or Google Glass. This could prove difficult to enforce.

Value in the media industry is moving to the edges, and publishers are in the middle

4 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The internet has disrupted media in much the same way it has manufacturing of smartphones or the IT business, says Ben Thompson -- value has moved to the edges, to specialized…

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