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'Are You Still Watching Cable TV?'
Wall Street Journal
More and more readers are pulling the plug on cable or satellite TV services. ... From time to time, we will send you e-mail announcements on new features and special offers from The Wall Street Journal Online. Create a profile for me in the Journal ...

'Must carry' rules may cause copyright problems: TV industry
The Nation
Therefore, free-to-air TV operators must be responsible for providing public broadcasting services across the country on any platform. Moreover, those companies that hold media rights to such events as the quadrennial Euro soccer tournament must be ...

Are you a digital dinosaur?
At age 29, Diana Pierre-Louis sometimes feels like she's running a digital marathon to stay current with social media trends, even though it's her job as a digital mediaspecialist at Palm Beach State College in Boca Raton. Five years ago, her only ...


Eurozone crisis hits pay TV: Punters pick broadband over telly
As Norway's GET cable company puts up a "for sale" sign, it demonstrates that the pay TV scene in Europe is starting to realise a home truth – and it may take something as big as the Eurozone crisis to prove it – that pay TV is NOT as resilient as ...

NBC now living in present
Chicago Tribune
The "Little London" setup, which will handle many of the network's digital initiatives, is part of NBC's massive entourage (2800 network credentialed workers) of the upcoming Olympics in big London. The main reason for all the manpower hangs on one ...

Brand Power jumps into digital media
The Australian
BRAND Power, the infomercial series founded 22 years ago, is jumping into digital and social media. ... Its youth marketing division, the VoxPlug platform, uses youth leaders to promote products through TV and digital channels. "In the past 24 months ...

McKenna far outspends Inslee in online advertising
The Seattle Times
Sterling Clifford, Inslee's communications director, emphasized the campaign's "organic" outreach through social-media outlets like Facebook and Twitter, which do not eat up the campaign's advertising budget. ... Nearly a quarter of adults cited the ...

Chavez re-election team expands social media reach via Twitter
Chicago Tribune
Instead, he has had to focus on making regular state TV appearances - usually for several hours at a time, almost every day of late - and pontificating via his @chavezcandanga Twitter account, which has nearly 3.2 million followers. The president's ...

The Global Connected Television Services Market Will Reach €2.5 Billion In 2016
APP Market
The television sector is facing a profound restructuring, as players from formerly disparate sectors, such as TV, Internet and equipment vendors converge on the market. ... the end of a double phenomenon known as cordcutting (in which consumers will ...

Love wins as Voice tells the story
The Australian
WHEN it came to the wildly successful social media strategy behind The Voice, it was not size that mattered but engagement. ... THIS fine local cop show started in 2007 and had a long run on Seven. Now it's on pay TV and is a good crime TV filler.

Get set for the socialympics
Illawarra Mercury
The best of the Games - and the stories behind the action - may be a tweet or click away as social and online media join the networks in the starting blocks. James Manning weighs up the viewing ...TV sales usually spike before the Games, and this year ...

Don't farm out social media to your intern
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
Social media may seem like a crazy new thing that looks more like something your intern or niece would do, but it's not. It's a marketing channel that's disrupted the previous way of doing things such as e-Commerce, TV and radio did to the mediums that ...

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Charlie Sheen expresses interest in becoming 'American Idol' judge
Michael Santo, Bay Area TV Examiner. Michael Santo is a media fanatic living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Although his first love has always been technology, his second love is film, whether on the small screen or big. Although reality TV has taken...

Online Forum Giants Join Forces: Launch Industry-First News Portal
Technology Digital (press release)
While similar at first glance to Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels, onlinediscussion forums are unique in that they foster online communities typically based on shared personal interests, avocations, or professions. Having evolved ...

XBMC coming to Android soon
The Droid Guy
What makes XMBC unique is that it lets its users to play and view videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files of various formats from local and network storage media and the internet right out of the box. ... As you know, XBMC is available ...

The Droid Guy

Facebook acquires mobile-bookmarking service Spool
... for the company's five employees, not its technology. Read this blog post by Emil Protalinski onInternet & Media. ... We firmly believe that solving these problems will be increasingly important as the world accesses the Internet primarily through ...

Can't make it to Comic-Con? Internet to the rescue
In this age of everything, everywhere, online, I've heard many people ask why the San Diego Comic-Con, July's annual celebration of film, television and etcetera, has held out on live-streaming the panels and events which make up the convention's core ...

Criminalizing Dissent in Israel
Bay Area Indymedia
MADA said "(b)y confiscating broadcasting equipment, Israeli occupation authorities effectively seize the digital space and frequencies of Palestinian radio and TV stations. In essence, they occupy the airwaves." In 2000, Radio Bethlehem was targeted.

The Ventana Group to Present Social Media Tips for Better Content Marketing (press release)
The Ventana Group to Present Social Media Tips for Better Content Marketing - on ...According to a Nielsen Research study, Americans now spend 25 percent of their time online as compared to 12 percent in 2005. 38 percent of this time is spent ...

3 Online Tools for Finding the Perfect Job Candidate
Heather R. Huhman is the founder and president of Come Recommended, a content marketing anddigital PR consultancy for organizations with products that target job seekers and/or employers. You can connect with Heather and Come Recommended on ...

Egyptian TV airs slow beheading of Tunisian Muslim who converted to Christianity
A heavily edited version of the video (sans actual bloodshed) was also aired on Canadian TV's political discussion program "The Arena" hosted by Michael Coren of Canada's Sun News Network (please see video link, left). Coren begins his segment by...

Disputes keep channels from viewers
Columbia Basin Herald
Your TV gets its programs from DirecTV. ... to pay more than a 30 percent increase, which equates to an extra $1 billion, despite the fact that the ratings for many of their main networks have plummeted and much of Viacom's programming can be seen for ...

Gorman to run The Vine remade
The Australian
FAIRFAX Media's youth culture and lifestyle website TheVine, a joint venture with Lifelounge, has been relaunched with a refreshed design, branding and a new editor, Alyx Gorman. It is The Vine's first makeover since its launch four ... Screen ...

Local Presidential TV Ad Spending Soars
While the efficacy of the TV ad buys is difficult to gauge, one thing is certain – whether you like them or hate them, the ad buys are providing a gigantic boost to the local Reno economy by dumping huge sums into the coffers of TV stations. Suggested ...

Vizio Launches the Vizio Co-Star Smart TV Device
Vizio continues to offer more and more diversity in their products. The Vizio Co-Star now allows you to turn any television into a smart TV with access to all the apps and services you might want.

Quantum Media: Of Interest: Digital Media's Impact on TV Viewership
July 10, 2012. CNN believes its digital media success may have an adverse effect on TVviewership. Recent stories report plummeting, but profitable, TV ...

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