BBC Online Briefing Spring 2012: The Participation Choice

BBC Online Briefing Spring 2012: The Participation Choice
BBC News (blog)
One of the defining characteristics of digital media is interaction. It enables us to be active, make choices, build connections, express ourselves and exercise a new level of control over ourmedia experiences. But how active is the UK online ...

Mobility, Devices, Broadband Underpin Massive Internet TV Growth
Vision 2 Mobile
The global market for Internet TV is forecast to reach $81.2 billion by the year 2017, according to new research from Global Industry Analysts (GIA), driven by the consumption trends that are making multiscreen entertainment possible.

Spike TV To Present "Xbox: Entertainment Evolved" Exclusive From E3 2012
Sacramento Bee
By Spike TV NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV is partnering with Microsoft Corp for live and commercial-free coverage of the Xbox Media Briefing at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the game industry's leading trade show on ...

Growing digital entertainment drives demand for online TV
Rapid tv news
New research from Global Industry Analysts (GIA) is predicting that the worldwide market foronline TV will reach $81.2 billion by 2017, primarily driven by soaring demand for digital mediaentertainment and growing penetration of high-bandwidth ...

Multiplatform TV: Industry Adapts to Consumer Preference
Multichannel News
That was the takeaway from the "Building the Perfect TV App" panel during NewBay Media's "TVin a Multiplatform World" event here Thursday. "[Consumers] realize that [they] are in control now," said Steve Davi, CTO of SeaChange.

Multiplatform TV: Stir The Social TV Conversation, But Not Too Much
TV Technology
NEW YORK: Networks can juice their TV ratings and keep a show's super-fans engaged through a deft use of social media -- but the efforts can backfire if they're out of sync with the Facebook and Twitter crowd. That was one insight from speakers on the ...

DEV Announces Investment Capital for Next-gen Digital Media Companies
NY Convergence
NY-based Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV) has established an early stage capital fund for digital media companies. The newly launched company plans to generate a portfolio of startups focused on music, television, gaming, film, publishing and ...

TV Networks Count on 'Social' TV Viewers
Sci-Tech Today
By Jefferson Graham The water cooler discussions for an influential segment of the TV audience now happen during the show, and the networks aim to cash in on the trend. Networks are looking to apps to keep people viewing and commenting on their ...

Sci-Tech Today

Digital First Media Announces 12 New Community Newsroom Projects
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, May 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Digital First Media announced today that it would soon launch 12 new community newsroom projects, as it continues to seek ways to more effectively engage and involve its local readers.

Multiplatform TV: Comcast Set To Launch Live ESPN, Disney 'TV Everywhere' Services
TV Technology
NEW YORK: Comcast will soon offer cable TV customers access to WatchESPN -- expanding the reach of the live-sports streaming service to 40 million households -- and also will become the first pay-TV provider to offer live and on-demand "TVEverywhere" ...

TV Technology

Innovations in online giving – are you making the most of social media?
The Guardian
This creates a more seamless, intuitive donor journey, according to the Institute of Fundraising's (IoF) digital media manager, Tom Lodziak. "Charities use API codes because they can take advantage of powerful technology without developing their own ...

The Guardian

Digital Thrills The Radio Star
Patrick Reynolds is executive VP of Triton Digital. He was previously served as CMO of Tweeter Home Entertainment Group. In 1981 the MTV rocket burst into space and onto our TV screens. That first video aired, The Buggles' “Video Killed the Radio Star ...

New FSMB Policy Addresses Appropriate Use of Social Media by Physicians
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — DALLAS – The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) House of Delegates adopted new policy guidelines on the appropriate use of social media and social networking sites by physicians during the FSMB's 2012 Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, ...

A New Way of Reaching Latinos Online on YouTube: Mitú
Huffington Post (blog)
Integrated, cross-channel, multi-screen, social, viral, digital, earned are just a handful of the many buzz words recited to thousands of media executives and marketers as they parade from upfronts to newfronts and everything in between.

Nutella Says Facebook Ads Outperformed TV
Online measurement has long been a hot topic among marketers. Over the years, brands have often determined campaign spend for individual media ingredients (eg, TV, radio, magazine, coupons, display ads, etc.) by using a marketing mix model system - or ...


Young People Are Watching Less TV, Though Still 100 Hours a Month
New York Times (blog)
The amount of time spent watching traditional TV dipped most dramatically among 12- to 17-year-olds. Viewing times increased, however, among Americans ages 50 and older, showing a demographic divide that The New York Times examined earlier this year.

ZOG Digital™ Pioneers Social Media Optimization (SMO); A New Business Requirement
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
ZOG Digital™, an industry leader in search engine optimization, has launched their social mediaoptimization (SMO) program, calling it a business requirement. The program is designed to increase online engagement, qualified traffic, and revenue for ...

The Gazette's social media policy
Montreal Gazette
The special attributes of social media present new challenges. These tools blur the lines between public and private activity; it is almost inevitable that your personal life and your professional life will merge online. And social media greatly ...

Obama's Hiring: Campaign Puts Videographers in Key States
ABC News (blog)
The Obama campaign is preparing to expand its already sizable and costly digital media operation, seeking to hire and deploy several “one-man-band” videographers in key states to help boost grassroots outreach and fundraising. The positions — billed ...

New VC DEV Launches With Investment In Online Live Music Platform StageIt
Veteran digital media exec Alan McGlade and venture capitalist Michael Yang have launched DEV (Digital Entertainment Ventures) to provide early stage capital and consultation services to next gen digital media companies. The pair's first investments ...

ManiRewards Launches to Bring Fun and Prizes to Routine Online Activities
Exec Digital (press release)
NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, people go online to check their favorite sites, watch videos, read articles and swap links with friends. Until now, these routine activities provided few tangible brand rewards. Adiant, a digital media.

New BBC research shows the 1% rule is history
The Next Web
At the broadcaster's 'Spring Briefing' today the BBC released research on how the UK population interacts with digital media. The reserach considers digital mediainteraction, from sharing links and photos to writing blogs. It turns out that the old 1% ...

The Next Web

Online participation is now the norm, says BBC report
Digital Spy UK
At the BBC Online Spring Briefing this afternoon, the corporation released new research into how British people interact and participate using digital media; from sharing web links to writing blogs and uploading photos. The traditional model for online ...

Shazam: The Secret to Better TV Engagement?
The Modern Media Agency Series is presented by IDG. As marketing budgets and priorities shift, tech vendors must embrace digital and social media to change how they relate to prospects. IDC's Rich Vancil surveyed marketers on spending plans.

Discovery acquires Revision3 to stay No. 1 on ... - Digital Media Wire
By Chris Marlowe
Lost your password? Digital Media Wire | connecting people & knowledge — ... Online Ticketing powered by Eventbrite ... The Next Web – Internet TV network Revision3 has been acquired by Discovery Communications. TechCrunch – Online ...
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Revision3's Louderback Now Aims To Woo Discovery Advertisers
By David Kaplan
Discovery Communications has explored web video hear and there over the past few years as a promotional vehicle for its various cable TV networks, which include its flagship, TLC and Animal Planet. Online advertising has tended to be a ... Exchanging Ideas...

On Google's New Metrics For Online Ads - MediaNama
By Guest Author
The whole industry of online ads is metrics driven, which unlike the other forms of advertising media is not about relative metrics or statistical figures derived from small sample sets but comprises of absolute real time data. While this ... By bringing attention to a different set of metrics, Google is giving marketers an all new reason to embrace the web, just like Social Media did with “conversation” and “engagement”. It will be same for .... Bharti Enterprises Forms Mobile Internet JV With.
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Digital Awards music for NITB's ears ... - Business First online
By Gavin Walker
The Northern Ireland Tourist Board's (NITB) online campaign for MTV's European Music Awards (EMA) has been awarded the Best in Social Media at the Digital Media Awards 2012. The Northern Ireland Tourist Board's (NITB) destination ...

It's the Wolfstar social media round-up (Facebook edition) | Social ...
By Chris Woolford
Social Media PR | Online PR agency | Digital PR | Wolfstar Consultancy · What we do · About · Our people · Our advisory board · Confederacy · Recruitment · Our work ... It's the Wolfstar social media round-up (Facebook edition). Another busy week at Wolfstar HQ, so as we prep for the well-deserved bank holiday weekend here in the UK, have a look at our top social media stories from this week (which seem to all be about Facebook!): Facebook launches filters for every phone ...
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By vnsanchez
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences ... Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TVhouseholds nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo's original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, ...
Telemundo Media Kit

JP Morgan boosts Technicolor balance sheet - Broadband TV News
By Julian Clover
As part of Amplify 2015 Technicolor plans to expand its innovation pipeline and licensing business; develop solutions to address expanding digital media markets and consolidate its activities, expanding geographically to gain scale or access ...
Broadband TV News

Biggest Online-Video Studios: Machinima, Maker, Full Screen and ...
By Nalts
Media conglomerates include Disney, Time Warner and Viacom. Cable television stations like HBO launched in 1972 as the first pay-TV network. The OVC ... DECA (a company that owns Mondversations and launched Lonelygirl15) calls itself everything from a builder of “influence networks around celebrities and brands” to a “women's digital media company that creates and syndicates premium video content.” FUNCTION OF OVS. The OVC leaders have monthly views that exceed ...
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Discovery Buy Revision3 To Further Online Presence - internet TV
By Matt
Discovery Communications, owners of The Discovery Channel (as well as the likes of Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the Oprah Winfrey Network), have splashed out to add a new name to their roster, as popular online TV network ... It appears that as well as a potential streamlined method for online shows to make it onto a regular network, Discovery are looking for their own key benefits out of the arangement, as Discovery's 'chief digital officer' JB Perrette added: “We kind of ...
World Internet TV on PC

Espial Executive to Present at Montreal Web Video Conference
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable MSOs and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics ...

Real-Time Bidding | Rogers Digital Media
Inventory will be pooled amongst the three companies' digital assets enabling ... Shaw Mediaoperates one of the largest conventional television networks in ...

Digital Media | ZEDO Blog
Posts Tagged 'Digital media'. TV Ad Dollars Will Follow Consumers Online ... I fully believe thatTV advertising dollars will move online as soon as we can prove ...

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