Digital media: Industry slow to embrace the internet

Digital media: Industry slow to embrace the internet
Financial Times
By Anthony de Marco The world has largely turned to digital media for consumer information, sharing thoughts about products and brands and, most importantly, to make purchases. Most industries are harnessing the internet, social media and mobile tools ...

Financial Times

Rogers Digital Media signs exclusive deal with Time Inc. for sales representation
Rogers Digital Media, a division of Rogers Media, announced yesterday it has inked a deal with Time Inc. as exclusive Canadian representative for online advertising for five of Time's top brands including,,, ...

How Brands Can Cash In On Social Media Addiction
MediaPost Communications
by David Murdico, 3 minutes ago Social media is the drug addiction of the new millennium. It's done at home, in the workplace, in private, with strangers, and out in the open with friends. Just look around on any given day and observe how many people ...

Latin Digital Media: targets the Spanish-speaking World
Portada Magazine
There are not many Guide or Topic sites (eg, in the Latin Digital Media world, another example is Spain's Grupo Prisa's topics include main themes such as Coches (Cars), Casa (Home), Cocina y recetas ...

Portada Magazine

Channel 4 to launch new TV channel based on 'social media buzz'
Photo: Channel 4 By Emma Barnett, Digital Media Editor It is the first new channel that the broadcaster has launched since 2005, when More4 made its debut. 4seven will go live across all of the major TV platforms 'later this year', according to David ...

TV viewing being driven by social media buzz, says report
Digital Spy UK
Today, Channel 4 announced a bold new direction for catch-up television with the launch of 4seven, a forthcoming TV channel which will offer the opportunity to recap on the Channel 4 shows that have caused the most online "buzz" over the past seven ...

Harris Corporation and Digital Display Networks, Inc. Report 7-Eleven TV ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced that 7-Eleven TV significantly increased sales and revenue for advertisers across 4344 stores in its first year of operation -- validating the influence thatdigital out-of-home media has on consumers.

New Rogers Digital Media Division Inks Deal with Time
Rogers Digital Media has a new partnership with Time Inc., securing exclusive Canadian representation for online advertising for five of Time's top brands –,,,, and

Ekiti - Driving Governance With Digital Media Technology
By Emma Okonji, 8 March 2012 Re-stating government's eight point agenda for development, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who spoke at the launch of the state owned integrated digital media channels last week in Ado Ekiti, said the state would ...

Former MTV Execs to Buy Plum TV
Plum TV is currently distributed on cable television systems in Miami, Aspen, Vail, Telluride, the Hamptons, Sun Valley, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, at, and on Plum TV's video on demand iPhone app. The purchase of Plum, founded in 2004, ...

Channel 4 takes a step towards TV/ social convergence (blog)
David Abraham, head of the UK's Channel 4, used the FT's Digital Media Conference in London on Thursday to let loose a new hybrid on the broadcast landscape: a linear TV channel shaped byonline social media. Plumbing word of mouth to shape programming ...

Sky's Internet TV Service Could Offer Pay-As-You-Go Shows
BSkyB's upcoming over-the-top internet TV service could create a new post-subscription ecosystem for pay-per-view and pay-as-you-go TV shows. “There'll be a spectrum all the way down to individual shows - we'll see how far we get,” finance chief Andrew ...

Channel 4 to launch 4seven catch-up TV channel
Digital Spy UK
Speaking today at the FT Digital Media Conference, Abraham said that with so much choice available of new programming across TV and online platforms, viewers are "increasingly saying they sometimes just miss the best stuff".

Second Screen Must Find Its Own Voice To Redefine TV
“How's that different from when people were talking on the telephone whilst watching TV?,” BBC future media director Ralph Rivera asked at the FT Digital Media Conference in London on Wednesday. “The (real) opportunity is when TV creators, ...

4K TV Could be the Next Step In High Definition TV, But Will Viewers See A ...
Since 1998, the news about TV has been coming in regular waves of the next, best and brightest. Plasma TV was introduced in 2001, HDTV PVR (personal video recorder) in 2003, IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) in 2005, OLED TV in 2008 and 3D HDTV in 2009.


Channel 4 reveals new TV channel 4Seven
TechRadar UK
By Marc Chacksfield Channel 4 has announced that it is set to launch a new channel called 4seven, which will have scheduling based on how much chatter programmes are getting through social media outlets. Announced at the FT Digital Media Conference ...

Truthiness in Digital Media
The Internet is full of b******t and its volume is rapidly replicating – mostly unchecked. Much of the spurious info we find on the Web originates from amateur “we the media” types. However, more and more mis/disinformation is purposefully propagated ...


Apple lets movies into iCloud, upgrades Apple TV
The change also means people will be able to watch purchased movies on an improved Apple TV set-top box going on sale next week. That development should allay frustration consumers have had withdigital purchases of movies, which could be bought on ...

Apple Updates Apple TV: Gets full HD Capability
Technology Bloom News
Along with the announcement of the all-important, and much talked about iPad 3 (or simply the iPad as it would be officially called) Apple also announced the launch of an updated version of its Apple TV digital media receiver at an event earlier today.

Technology Bloom News

Social Media to drive content on new C4 launch
Broadband TV News
By Julian Clover Channel 4 has announced plans for a new linear channel that will be scheduled around those shows creating the most noise on social media. Speaking at the FT Digital Media Conference David Abraham, Channel 4 chief executive, ...

Broadband TV News

Rogers Digital Media Partners with Time Inc
Rogers Digital Media, a division of Rogers Media Inc., today announced a partnership with Time Inc., securing exclusive Canadian representation for online advertising for five of Time Inc.'s premium brands –,,, ...

Why Channel 4's attempt to harness Twitter buzz is ambitious
Channel 4 show, Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, tends to generate a lot of 'social media' buzz. Photo: CHANNEL 4 By Emma Barnett, Digital Media Editor Channel 4 has announced the launch of 4seven – its first new channel for seven years – which will supposedly ...

Apple TV rival Roku plans IPO
The news came on the same day that Apple unveiled the latest version of its Apple TV product – a video streaming solution Roku considers its nearest rival. Speaking on the sidelines of the FT Digital Media conference in London yesterday, Roku founder ...

Apple Finally Adds Full-HD Support to Apple TV, iTunes.
X-bit Labs
... by its third-generation Apple TV set top box (STB), adding fuel to rumours about the company's own TV set, as well as to its iTunes digital media store. Customers can now buy 1080p videos from iTunes to watch them using Apple TV 3 or other devices.

Cable ONE Completes Agreement With Synacor To Offer TV Everywhere Services To ...
Daily Markets (press release)
Synacor (SYNC), announced today it has reached an agreement with Cable ONE, a leading provider of basic cable, digital cable, high-speed Internet and phone services, to offer a new consumer-facing website and TV Everywhere services to Cable ONE's ...

Online advertising boosts Axel Springer
Financial Times
By Gerrit Wiesmann in Berlin German newspaper and digital-media group Axel Springer said the strong growth of online advertising helped to raise net profit 5.6 per cent and to boost the group's revenues by 10.1 per cent last year.

2012 Media Summit TV Panel: Twitter, Facebook Can Drive Online Audience, Revenue
Hollywood Reporter
NEW YORK - Social media can these days drive TV networks' online audience and revenue, Marc DeBevoise, senior vp and general manager, entertainment, CBS Interactive, said here at a conference on Wednesday. During a panel at the 2012Media Summit New ...

Hollywood Reporter

What the new iPad and Apple TV mean for media
Lost Remote
Apple took the wraps off a new retina display iPad (with 4G LTE) and a 1080p Apple TVbox today (sorry no TV set), both of which will be available on March 16th. While the announcements themselves aren't particularly groundbreaking — solid incremental ...

Lost Remote

Apple TV: new features
PC Advisor
By Chris Martin | PC Advisor | 08 March 12 Apple's launch for the third generation Apple TV was overshadowed by the new iPad. The latest Apple TV looks no different before but there are a number of changes that have taken place to improve the pint ...

PC Advisor

Good Times Restaurants Inc. Teams with Room 214 for Social Media
MarketWatch (press release)
GOLDEN, Colo., Mar 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Good Times Restaurants Inc. (UTD:GTIM) today announced that it has selected Room 214 as its social media agency to develop a social media and digital platform for the company. Room 214 provides social ...

2012 Media Summit TV Panel: Twitter, Facebook Can Drive Online ...
By Georg Szalai
NEW YORK - Social media can these days drive TV networks' online audience and revenue, Marc DeBevoise, senior vp and general manager, entertainment, CBS Interactive, said here at a conference on Wednesday. During a panel at the ... ABC News senior vp, digital media Joe Ruffolo said on the panel that Twitter helps news and media organizations to keep their name in play, but there is also "a lot of story telling to be done based on trending" for news operations. "We want to ...

IAB Analysis Shows Digital Media Are a Vital ... - Ad Operations Online
By Otilia Otlacan
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released “The Path to Consumer Electronics Purchases,” an in-depth analysis revealing that an interplay of media buys—including digital—is necessary to effectively influence people who are ... to buy consumer electronics in “Discount Stores,” “Specialty Stores” or on the “Internet” showed that all three groups are influenced by a variety of media, over-indexing against the U.S. average on internet advertising and social media across the board.
Ad Operations Online

The Flack: Truthiness in Digital Media
By Peter Himler
This conference will focus on exploring the many facets of this complex issue with an eye to crafting tools and strategies to ameliorate the negative impacts of deception, bias, and inaccuracy in thedigital media ecosystem. We hope to come to ...
The Flack

Pile 'Em High: New Apple TV Discounted Abroad While Keeping ...
By Ingrid Lunden
Ingrid covers mobile, digital media, advertising and the spaces where these intersect. When it comes to work, she feels most. ... In a selection of online Apple stores across Europe and further afield, the company is marking down the price of Apple TV at the same time that it is introducing the new model, which has a number of new features, including a new 1080p interface (with support for movies at that resolution as well) and iCloud streaming support. Here are some of the countries ...

The IPI News Innovation Contest 2012 has added two top media ...
By PenPlusBytes
Proposals satisfying IPI's requirements and expectations will be selected, and then reviewed by a group of experts in digital media, news platforms, journalism, online economic models, training and press freedom, among other domains. "For 2012, two new advisory board ... correspondent from 2001 until 2004. Before joining the BBC, Her Highness developed her portfolio working for Dubai TV, Bloomberg TV, Radio Monte Carlo Moyen Orient and United Press International (UPI).

Abraham announces launch of 4seven - Broadband TV News
By Robert Briel
Speaking at the FT Digital Media Conference David Abraham, CEO of Channel 4, announced the launch of 4seven; the first new channel for the broadcaster since 2005. Launching across all majorTV platforms including Freesat later this year, the channel will give viewers another chance to catch up with Channel 4 content from the last seven days with the ease of a remote control rather than going online. Making the announcement David Abraham commented: “With so much choice ...
Broadband TV News

Why Online Video and TV Strategies are Slow to Integrate ...
By Maxpoint Interactive
What also tends to happen is marketers will partner with different media agencies for their TV anddigital media buying needs, further separating these teams. So if you've been wondering why mediaagencies and marketers are still separating ...
Maxpoint Interactive

BBC Worldwide reinforces unified digital strategy - Media UK
BBC Worldwide boosts investment in digital strategy. ... Joseph Kony documentary makes move from social media to mainstream TV From Media Guardian. Posted 8 Mar 2012, 13:42. Half-hour documentary on Lord's Resistance Army leader ...
Media UK: Tv news

Dutch digital TV connections grow to more than 6 million
By Dutch Daily News
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands grew by 2.7 percent during the fourth quarter of 2011 to 6.05 million on 31 December 2011, according to Telecompaper's quarterly Dutch Television Subscribers report. The total includes ... Cable accounted for almost 57 percent of digital TVconnections in Q4, although it lost some market share due to growing adoption of IPTV and FTTH services. Terrestrial and ... Internet usage is also up for many Dutch families. The recession ...
Dutch Daily News

Apple Brings 1080p High Definition to New Apple TV - Digital TV News
By Digital TV News
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has announced the new Apple TV® featuring 1080p programming including iTunes® movies and TV shows, Netflix, Vimeo, and more in HD. With iTunes in the Cloud, customers can purchase and play movies and TV ...
Digital TV News

Google launches Google Play a cloud based Online Marketplace for ...
By Sidhaarthaa
“Google Play is entirely cloud-based so all your music, movies, books and apps are stored online, always available to you, and you never have to worry about losing them or moving them again,” Jamie Rosenberg, director of digital content at ...

Harris Corporation and Digital Display Networks, Inc. Report 7 ...
“Digital media is reaching consumers today in more ways than ever, and 7-Eleven TV proves the bottom-line impact for advertisers within the digital out-of-home model,” said Harris Morris, president, Harris Broadcast Communications. ... WILTON , Conn., March 8, 2012 -- Toluna, one of the world's leading online research respondent and technology providers, announces the launch of SmartSelect(SM), a patent-pending methodology developed to reduce the risk of conducting survey...

New Apple TV with 1080p support announced -
By John Callaham
While Apple is making announcements about its next iPad product today, the company used its latest press event in San Francisco to reveal a new version of its self-proclaimed "hobby" product, Apple TV. As reported by .... As far as your media're basically stuck on Apple then regardless of if they burn you or some other company comes out with better products/mediaoptions...those proprietary methods are the reason I have avoided buying digital media from them so far.

IAB Analysis: Digital Media Vital Influence on Consumer Electronics ...
In fact, among the mass media, internet advertising is second only to broadcast televisionnetworks in influence, surpassing magazines, newspapers, direct mail ...

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David Abraham, head of the UK's Channel 4, used the FT's Digital Media ... on the broadcast landscape: a linear TV channel shaped by online social media.

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