Everyday Health closes in on WebMD's online dominance

Everyday Health closes in on WebMD's online dominance
Crain's New York Business
Its debut TV effort, Everyday Health, was nominated for an Emmy—a first for a show from a digitalcompany. It launched 11 programs on YouTube and announced a slew of hires for its sales and video teams. But most significantly, the SoHo-based company, ...

Social Media a key driver in creating customer engagement
AME Info
Digital media has evolved beyond merely being a one-way channel, to a medium that creates a web of interconnectivity between all of the other more traditional marketing channels such as TV or radio. And businesses can no longer afford to view digital ...

Stand-in bullish on NRL TV deal
The Australian
INTERIM National Rugby League chief executive Shane Mattiske says that despite a "difficult" week, he is on track to deliver an "absolute best" media rights deal for the code. The NRL strategy and special projects executive, thrust from obscurity into ...

Changing channels: Community TV may merge, reshape public access programs
San Jose Mercury News
With major funding changes looming, Community TV, a nonprofit that runs three local public access channels for the county and city of Santa Cruz, is preparing for a dramatic reshaping of the group's mission, even exploring a merger with a nearby ...

Social TV is rising in India
Hindustan Times
From that monopoly to now, where about 600 TV channels are showing on your direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast screens, things have come so far that the business is now shifting to convenience. On top of that, the Internet is also throwing up videos by the ...

Digital media in retail: Finnish commuters can order groceries at virtual stores
Finnish startup Digital Foodie has teamed up with a grocery retailer to install digital virtual stores at busy commuter locations in the capital Helsinki. Virtual displays of food products carry barcodes which can be scanned using smartphones by ...

Magnotta case highlights importance of Internet intelligence in law enforcement
Using one of his many undercover online personas and armed with his Spidey senses, Michael Arntfield scours social media sites, paying particular attention to people whose public profiles display compulsive, narcissistic and potentially dangerous ...

Photobox eyes new platforms for growth
Financial Times
By Tim Bradshaw, Digital Media Correspondent Social networks and mobile phones have been blamed for killing off high-street photo processing and greetings card shops such as Clinton Cards. But for Stan Laurent, chief executive of digital printing group ...

Spanish Social Media Anger at Euro Bailout Grows
In a former life I was a partner at the first social agency: The Conversation Group where we wrote the first social media playbooks for global corporations. I started my writing career in broadcasting and then got involved in the EU's attempt to create ...

Social media trend-watching, to the Nth degree
The Seattle Times
The computer program he uses generates a global sentiment score from 1 to 50 based on how pessimistic or optimistic people seem to be from their online conversations. Hawtin, chief executive of Derwent Capital Markets, buys and trades millions of ...

Digital natives vs digital immigrants
Jamaica Gleaner
STREAMING: Volume 1; #Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles, written by Dr Marcia Forbes, artfully combines relevant and often- humorous short stories to explain and support her research findings about what youths do online. Here, 'online' refers to the...
Jamaica Gleaner

Kenya: The State of Social Media
Global Voices Online
Collins Mbalo (CM): Tell us a little bit about yourself, who you are and how long have you been blogging or interested in the social media space? Mark Kaigwa (MK): I've been involved in digital projects in a number of capacities over the past 5 years.

Global Voices Online

Pac-12 Networks Prep for Upcoming Launch
Multichannel News
It is the parent of Pac-12 Networks (TV) and Pac-12 Digital (online, social media) Stevenson said senior vice president of affiliate sales and marketing Art Marquez and his current 11-member team have been engaged in conversations with distributors.

Hobbyists to play their part
The Australian
LATELY, I've been asking myself, when was the last time I was blown away by a TV ad? It's been a while. I guess it would have to be the Qantas "I still call Australia Home" ad. That came out before the Sydney Olympics! Look it up on YouTube and see if ...

Mr. Rogers returns from PBS TV heaven with viral "Garden in Your Mind" remix video
Eddie Murphy made fun of the late Fred Rogers in his darkly funny spoof of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood – with a considerably worse neighborhood in now classic Saturday Night Live TV clips – and now PBS Digital Studios has recently released “a ...


Social Media Tied With Email Marketing Is A Winning Combination
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Route 72 Systems, the premier provider of advanced email marketing systems has combined social media marketing with email, as implemented by their newly acquired marketing team member, to great effect. In a recent contest for one of their local ...

Revealed: Obama campaign launches 'unprecedented' data mining operation ...
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter Four years ago Barack Obama's presidential campaign set an impressive new standard for using social media and technology to harness votes. But this time round Obama's campaign have raised the bar even higher and, according to ...

Daily Mail

Social Media Expert Ric Dragon Launches New Book “Social Marketology” at Blog ...
Exec Digital (press release)
Source: DragonSearch New York, NY, June 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Social media expert and CEO ofdigital marketing agency DragonSearch (dragonsearchmarketing.com) Ric Dragon will launch his latest book, “Social Marketology,” today at Blog World NY ...

U-T San Diego
Programs on the cable channel will go live in mid-July, but UT TV is already livestreaming some of its shows online at UTSanDiego.com. Under the five-year agreement, UT TV will be available on basicdigital cable at no extra charge to subscribers.

Bright outlook for crowd-funded series
The Australian
The filmmakers are preparing to start filming six episodes after securing donations via TV crowd-funding site Mobcaster.com. Co-creator and executive producer Lucas Crandles said they were surprised about the source of donations.

Tosh.0: Hoodies
DVD Talk
Once upon a time, there were TV shows hosted by comedians that featured internet content as far as the eye could see, with Web Junk 20, Web Soup and Tosh.0. Today, only one remains standing, as Daniel Tosh's extremely popular exploration of web culture ...

Put away the electronics and reconnect with your partner
Detroit Free Press
Know your rivals Television: We spend about 2.8 hours a day watching TV, roughly half of our leisure time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Social Media: Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter account for nearly 23% of our time ...

Ten questions for Nick Baker
The Australian
We're very pleased with what we got for our money - a stunning piece of film which we're using across a multitude of channels, including TV, cinema and digital. We'll spend approximately $180m over the next three years rolling out the campaign in our ...

Microsoft opts to keep advertisers off track
In the Internet age, at least in theory, this fraction can be much reduced. By watching what people search for, click on and say online, companies can aim “behavioural” ads at those most likely to buy. In the past couple of weeks three deals and a ...

'Pipe Kitty' freed after spending days underground
By Lindsey Brown - bio | email By Kelsey Jacobson, Digital Content Director - email (WMC-TV) – The tiny kitten now known to the city of Memphis as 'Pipe Kitty' is freed after a rescue effort that took more than 15 hours. The city, plumbers, and humane ...

Parents fear the toy store that never shuts
The Australian
Ellen Wartella, a Northwestern University professor who has studied the history of children and media, compares the current boom to the early days of children's TV programming. In the late 1960s, an hour of kids' TV on average featured more than 15 ...

Elvis is back... As a hologram?!
TG Daily
In fact, as MTV.com tells us, it's courtesy of Digital Domain Media Group, the company that once created James Cameron's effects ans also prepped the Tupac hologram. This is all in conjunction with Core Media Group, who own the rights to the King's ...

Vimeo Festival Returns, Brings Potent Mix of Creativity and Drive
The hip online filmmaker's festival makes its second appearance, offering provocative discussions, helpful advice, and free beer. By Troy Dreier It's been a long wait since it first appeared in 2010, but the biennial Vimeo Festival returned to New York ...

Video mashup honors Mister Rogers, imagination
ABC2 News
Fred Rogers, the late host of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," is featured in a PBSDigital Studios video mashup that celebrates the power of imagination. The piece posted online Friday turns clips from Rogers' PBS show into a sweetly inspiring music...

ABC2 News

Raghav Bahl's next big growth drive
The equal joint venture company between TV18 and Viacom18 will bring pay revenues, carriage and placement under one roof, allowing it to plan its deals with cable TV networks with a focus on net revenues. Setpro, the Network18 subsidiary that used to ...


Video game companies look to social aspects to keep players engaged
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Nintendo promised during the convention to add a new social service called "Miiverse" to the company's online services. (Andrew Edwards/Staff) Digital distribution and social mediaapplications have become well established within the video game ...

Bandwidth bottleneck with VOD services
The Index listed Ghana Telecom (6.13 Mbps), Zipnet/Broadband Home Ltd (2.02 Mbps) and Scancom Limited (1.51 Mbps) as the major Internet service providers (ISPs) in the country. However, those familiar with trying to stream video there will be sceptical ...


Much to like about tweens on Facebook
Bangor Daily News
Often, children who have parents serving overseas in the military or grandparents in faraway states see social media as a chance to share photographs and life experiences. Kids' first interactions with the Internet and social media should not include ...

Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report
The Guardian
I arrived here after following a trail of newspaper reports – on the effect of airbrushing in the media, on men's growing anxiety about their weight – reports used variously by politicians and educators to highlight the way our world is collapsing.

The Guardian

Attracting part time students…need your advice! - Digital Media ...
By sidneyeve
That, plus two other reasons, is why I started designing eCourses and online sections for my traditional classes at Queen's. Reason #1 and my first priority: to create more spots for Queen's students I could see were desperate for flexible ...
Digital Media Theory & Trends

Digital Media | Doctor Direct Online
Digital Media. Digital media engages consumers on computers and tablets over the Internet and on phones—both the simple and smart kind. Whether your ...

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