Online video distributors gather to solicit advertisers

Online video distributors gather to court advertisers
Los Angeles Times
A series of celebrity-studded presentations concluded with 1970s TV star Marlo Thomas taking the stage as AOL awarded prizes, including a new Ford Mustang convertible. Google Inc.'sYouTube will take the stage Wednesday night at the Beacon Theatre on ...

Los Angeles Times

Research and Markets: Australia - Digital Media - Music, MP3 and Podcasting
Music has been one of the key drivers behind the early developments in digital media and with faster speeds both mobile broadband based and fixed broadband from the National Broadband Network (NBN), video streaming is overtaking music downloading.

WJLA launching digital The Live Well Network in Washington
Washington Post (blog)
By Lisa de Moraes Allbritton Communications, owner of ABC's Washington affiliate WJLA-TV, will launch The Live Well Network in our TV markets on July 1. The digital network's lineup includes such programs as “My Family Recipe Rocks!

US Efforts to Boost Independent Media, Internet Freedom Having Impact
MarketWatch (press release)
Transformative Digital Media. With 90 percent of the world now with access to cellphones and 30 percent with access to the Internet, a multitude of digital tools are transforming the ability of citizen and professional journalists to promote ...

MarketWatch (press release)
Fandango Cine will be integrated into ,, and , as a convergent experience that will combine Telemundo's deep understanding of the Hispanic audience with Fandango's movie content and ticketing expertise.

Fairfax staff face cuts in web switch
The Australian
STAFF at Fairfax Media's Melbourne newspapers have been told redundancies are "quite possible" in coming months as the company begins integrating its newsrooms and shifting its focus to digital media platforms. In a briefing to editorial staff at The ...

Elinext Group is Engaged with Samsung Smart TV Apps Development
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Samsung Smart TV is a web-based application running on an application engine, installed ondigital TVs connected to the Internet. Smart TV applications are special web pages that are implemented on a web browser and run on a TV screen.

The cola wars are escalating on the social-media front.- 1:21 am
The News Journal
Here's the Flyers' release: The cola wars are escalating on the social-media front. With its launch Monday of Pepsi Pulse, a pop culture destination on, the snack-food giant aims to be a player in conversations on Facebook, Twitter and other ...

Louis CK, Bjork among Webby Awards winners
The awards spanned the breath of the Internet, from mobile apps like Instagram and Pinterest that have disrupted social media, to entertainers charting new digital ground, like Louis CK and Bjork. Bjork was named artist of the year.

AdTruth Publishes "Solving the Audience Recognition Crisis: Achieving the Best ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN JOSE, CA, May 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- AdTruth, the digital media division of global device recognition technology leader 41st Parameter, today announced the availability of its white paper "Solving the Audience Recognition Crisis: ...

Westfield in digital drive
The Australian
GLOBAL shopping centre giant Westfield Group yesterday appointed an American digital media entrepreneur, Kevin McKenzie, to head the development of its online and digital media strategy. Mr McKenzie, who has more than 16 years' experience in internet, ...

BBC and Arts Council launch joint digital Space for culture
The Guardian
The Space, which went live on Tuesday, will offer hundreds of hours of arts programming online, on mobile, and on digital TV. Alan Davey, the chief executive of Arts Council England, said it was an "extraordinary way of experiencing an exceptional ...

The Guardian

Social Media Is New Marketing Battleground for Colas
CIO Today
By Mike Snider Pepsi and Coke are among a multitude of companies buying intosocial media's ability to strengthen their brands. According to a 2011 Nielsen survey, consumers are 55 percent more likely to recall ads that include social-media components ...

CIO Today

BIA/Kelsey Reports Local TV Revenues Down -7.8% in 2011; Presidential Election ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHANTILLY, Va., May 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BIA/Kelsey, adviser to companies in the local media industry, reports today that local television over-the-air revenues in 2011 dipped -7.8 percent from the previous year, due primarily to the economy and ...

Canada's Genie, Gemini Awards to merge
Canada's film, TV and digital media industries will be celebrated at one consolidated gala event, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television announced this morning. "Following extensive industry consultation and outreach, the academy board has ...

ACCT Unites TV, Film and Digital Awards
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television will unite its film, television and digital mediaawards into one gala event with a live prime time broadcast, Sunday, March 3, 2013. on CBC. “Following extensive industry consultation and outreach, ...

BIA/Kelsey: Local TV Rev Down 7.8% In 2011
TV News Check
By Staff Local TV broadcasting advertising revenue dipped 7.8% in 2011 from the previous year, due to the sluggish economy and the dearth of political advertising typical of odd-numbered years, according to BIA/Kelsey's quarterly Investing in ...

Local TV Ads Dip 8%In '11, But Trending Up
MediaPost Communications
BIA/Kelsey says advertising revenue for TV stations over the air efforts pulled in $17.9 billion, down from $19.4 billion in 2010. While local TV stations did improve substantially from theironline/digital efforts -- up 18.7% -- it wasn't enough to ...

Movember: How Mustaches and Social Media Raise Awareness for Men's Health
The global campaign is driven largely by social media, online awareness platforms and a mobile app. Why It's Working: Individuals grow mustaches and mobilize friends and family to donate online — through a “Mo Space.” Movember dominates social media ...

Social media marketing; Krista Neher
Smart Business Network
When it comes to social media, many businesses now have Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, blogs and YouTube channels, yet they are left wondering, “What's it all worth?” Measuring the return on investment from social media is as challenging if not more ...

Canada Digital TV subscriptions top 10 million
by Jason Saundalkar on May 1, 2012 The end of 2011 saw Canadian Digital TV subscriptions (digital cable, satellite TV and IPTV) top 10 million for the first time, according to research from Ottawa-based Boon Dog Professional Services.

New job option: Social media manager for a hotel
By Doreen Hemlock, Sun Sentinel When you're traveling and post photos online, your friends may not be the only ones interested. Many South Florida hotels are hiring social media managers to engage with guests and others. The managers handle Facebook, ...

Inside look at social TV at the 2012 Comedy Awards
Lost Remote
Social TV was everywhere. A #ComedyCentral-covered step and repeat, a hilarioussocial media bit in the show with Ty Burrell and Andy Richter, red carpet interviews for with Julie Klausner and insights from some of TV's most hilarious ...

Lost Remote

Connected TV's are disconnected
Most people in Britain with a connected TV actually lead a very disconnected TV existence, according to a new survey. Kantar Media's futurePROOF study of consumer take up and usage of digital devices and media said that only 17 per cent of Brits are ...

ACCT merges film, TV and digital media awards » Media in Canada
By Danielle Ng See Quan
Replacing the Geminis and Genies, one consolidated industry event is slated for March 2013.
Media in Canada

Canadian Media Cos. Try Private Exchange; Simulmedia's TV Ad ...
By AdExchanger
Former Tacoda and Real Media ad tech warrior Dave Morgan has reached out to existing investors for another round of funding for his targeted TV startup, Simulmedia. The soon-to-be-closed, $6 million inside round brings Simulmedia's ... Exchanging Ideas...

SocialGuide and Univision tap the power of ... - Digital Media Wire
By Chris Marlowe
Univision is the first partner for the latest product from SocialGuide, a Spanish-language version of the social TV content and data firm's newly unveiled SocialGuide Intelligence platform.
Digital Media Wire | connecting...

Digital TV subscription households in Canada top 10 million at year ...
By Digital TV News
The number of Canadian households subscribing to a digital television service topped 10 million for the first time at the end of 2011, according to the latest research from Ottawa-based research and consulting firm Boon Dog Professional Services. ... that allows them to watch true HDTV programming; and; At December 31, 2011, an estimated 69% of all digital TV households (or more than 6.8 million) had access to video-on-demand (VOD) through their cable or IPTVservice provider.
Digital TV News

E! emphasizes social presence and tablet friendliness at upfront
By Natan Edelsburg
THE HOME OF SOCIAL TV ... We noticed that EVP of Digital Media Sales Peter Naylor retweeted Deep Focus CEO Ian Schaffer who couldn't have described the role of Twitter on the upfronts any better: ... According to the announcement, “ Lythgoe and his A-List Artist Development Team – including Grammy® winning superstar Mary J. Blige and chart-topping producer Antonina Armato from Rock Mafia – comb the Internet to find the web's most talented amateurs, then give them the ...
Lost Remote

Genie and Gemini awards to be combined in one show | TV, eh?
By (Diane Wild)
Academy unites film, TV and digital awards. 2-Hour Prime Time Live Broadcast Sunday March 3, 2013 @ 8pm on CBC. The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) will unite its film, television and digital media awards into one ...
TV, eh?

Taylor & Francis Online :: Writing for Digital Media - Journalism ...
In some ways either Carroll or his publisher set a difficult precedent with the title of this book—digital media is a term being used to encompass all kinds of ...

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