Study: Viewers turning to YouTube as news source

Study: Viewers turning to YouTube as news source
San Jose Mercury News
NEW YORK—A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters. The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism on ...

NBC Buys Microsoft's Share of MSNBC.com
Businessweek
By Felix Gillette on July 16, 2012 The long-rumored breakup between NBC News and Microsoft (MSFT) is now official. On Monday morning, NBC News announced that its parent company NBC Universal (CMCSA) had bought Microsoft's 50 percent share of Msnbc.com ...

'Now TV' could be BSkyB's low-risk revolution in IPTV
paidContent.org
News Corp's part-owned UK satcaster tentatively launches the first phase of what could be the start of a strategy-changing new business line - internet-delivered pay-TV that puts its satellite dishes in the shade. ... BSkyB will worry Netflix and set ...

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Now TV: Sky takes on Netflix and Lovefilm
Telegraph.co.uk
Stephen Van Rooyen, Sky's managing director of sales and marketing, said that NowTV would allow Sky the opportunity to 'extend its reach to the 13 million households which do not subscribe to a paid TV service' in the UK. He told The Telegraph that ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Sky's NOW TV streaming move 'risky', warns analyst
Digital Spy
Analyst says it could be "potentially dangerous move" away from pay-TV model. ... Sky will tomorrow (July 17) launch NOW TV on PC, Mac and Android devices, enabling users to stream films from Sky Movies over the internet either via subscription or pay ...

SKYY Vodka launches first TV campaign
Radio & Television Business Report
The effort will first appear 7/19 on national general consumer television and online.Media includes Bravo, ESPN, ESPN2, Comedy Central, TBS, E! Network, and hulu, among others. These spots will be accompanied by digital site takeovers, rich digital...
 
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ANA Survey: Marketers' Use of Social Media, Mobile and Video Grows as Does ...
SHOOT Online
... of channels claiming a firm place in marketing tool chests. However, the inability to prove ROI has done little to instill marketer confidence in these channels, according to the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) 2012 Digital and Social ...

"Toys in the Attic" marks first All-Digital Theatrical Release for Hannover House
Broadcast Newsroom
New York, NY, July 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toys in the Attic, a meticulously crafted stop-motion animatedfeature, will be the first digital-only theatrical release for independent studio Hannover House (Pinksheets: HHSE) when itlaunches to theatres ...

MSNBC.com Becomes NBCNEWS.com Today
Broadway World
"We've had great success combining TV, desktop, mobile and iTV (Internet TV) where the value is greater than the sum of the parts," he said. "That requires both the brand alignment and product integration that is possible only with a wholly owned unit ...

Digital Ad Revenues for Local Media to Grow 13.1% in 2012, According to BIA ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHANTILLY, Va., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- In its newly released U.S. LocalMedia Forecast (2011-2016): Full Edition, BIA/Kelsey forecasts local online/interactive/digitaladvertising revenues to grow 13.1 percent in 2012. ... television ...

Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture
WBOC TV 16
Microsoft is pulling out of the joint venture that owned MSNBC.com, freeing the world's largest software maker to build its own online news service. ... WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 - Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture ...

Sony Internet Player with Google TV
PC World Magazine
The HDMI input is novel in that it's designed to be used with a digital TV set-top box or personal video recorder — you plug that into the Sony Internet Player, and then watch free-to-air TV through a Sony Internet Player app. This could be useful for ...

Sky's Now TV adopts 'more fun' tone
Marketing Week
Sky's new internet TV service will take on an 'Innocent Smoothie-like' tone to differentiate Now TV from master brand. ... Stephen Fry stars in Virgin Media TiVo spot. Fri, 13 Jul 2012. Featured. Bellwether shows shaky confidence · Data. Marketers cut ...

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Raising the online pitch
Financial Express
Financial express latest business and finance news: Raising the online pitch. ... For traditional media planners grappling with digital media, however, it has been a steep learning curve as they try to navigate the obstacles and use the medium to the ...

The new Netflix: Now TV set to launch tomorrow
MediaTel Newsline
Interestingly for Sky, a recent report from Nielsen featured in Digital Media Wire has found that an increasing number of Netflix subscribers are beginning to use the service to stream TV shows rather than films. The latest figures show an increase of ...

Television Programming & Broadcasting in the UK Industry Market Research ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
During the past 10 years a number of developments have affected the industry: traditional analog broadcast channels have shifted to a digital setting, TV on demand has become available online and pay TV has grown. While the industry remains dominated ...
 
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

MSNBC.com Becomes NBCNews.com, But Why Are They Paying For Their Own ...
TheDomains.com
According to MSNBC.com, the site will “become part of NBC News Digital, a new division led by Vivian Schiller, the former president and chief executive of National Public Radio. Schiller joined NBC News as chief digital officer last year ...

Ads for Skyy Vodka Come to TV
New York Times (blog)
Other distilled spirits that have come onto TV recently include Hornitos, J├Ągermeister, Maker's Mark, Pucker, Sailor Jerry rum, Skinnygirl and another Campari America brand, Wild Turkey. They have joined a lengthy list of liquor brands using television ...

Exclusive: Tomorrowland, YouTube Create Tomorrowland TV
Billboard.biz
"TV is underserving music, particularly EDM. Online and YouTube have become the premiere destinations for the consumption of music videos. All of these things together, plus a dream artist line-up, made this seem like a very natural partnership." ...

BSkyB switches on Now TV to fend off new rivals
Evening Standard
Pay-TV giant BSkyB today launched Now TV, its own cut-price movies-on-demand internet service, in a bid to challenge digital upstarts NetFlix, Amazon's LoveFilm and Tesco's Blinkbox.

Breaking Bad's cast and AMC use social media with fans
Lost Remote
THE HOME OF SOCIAL TV ... three Emmys and costar Aaron Paul one. We attended the movie-style premiere red-carpet last night in San Diego and spoke to the cast aboutsocial media and interviewed AMC's SVP of Digital Media and Content Mac McKean.

Lost Remote

Free-TV operators concerned over copyright implications of must-carry rule
The Nation
Free-TV operators concerned over copyright implications of must-carry rule. While the TVbroadcasting industry's opinion on the draft must-carry rule is generally positive, free-TV operators expressed concern yesterday...

Mobile Retail Commerce Rises While Social Shopping Drops in Second Quarter ...
MarketWatch (press release)
ARMONK, N.Y., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Mobile shopping rose while social media sales fell, providing an indication of where US retailers may invest in order to capture the attention and loyalty of the digital consumer, according to a ...

It is billion people online in APAC!
Digital Market Asia
There's good news for the brand marketers in the APAC region who are looking atdigital media as a serious part of their marketing. They have now one billion peopleonline to ... Some of the other key trends that define this region include the ...

Digital Market Asia

87% of People will Partake in Social Media Or Text Friends About The Olympic ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 TechBargains.com, a deal aggregation website for electronic products, released its Olympics survey results revealing that social media is expected to play a major role during the Summer 2012 London Olympics with ...

Gannett Beats Q2 Earnings Forecasts With Help From Political TV Ads
Deadline.com
Gannett typically kicks off the earnings season for media companies. And while ... Comic-Con: Marvel TV Previews New 'Avengers … Comic-Con: ... Like nearly every newspaper company, Gannett is feverishly working to boost revenues from digital media.

Comcast Launches New Site After Ending Microsoft Deal
Minyanville.com
The cable media conglomerate is also promoting a separate Twitter page, @NBCNews, which currently has 288900 followers -- over 50000 more than @msnbc. According ... NBCNews.com Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Sizemore attempted to clarify these changes when ...

Behind TV channel blackouts: stalling profits
nwitimes.com
Some 101 million American households subscribe to cable or satellite service. That's about 87 percent of homes, a proportion unchanged since 2009, according to Leichtman Research Group, which studies media and entertainment. TV distributors pay media ...

Comcast buys out Microsoft, takes over MSNBC ... - Digital Media Wire
By Chris Marlowe
“We've had great success combining TV, desktop, mobile and iTV (Internet TV) where the value is greater than the sum of the parts,” said Charlie Tillinghast, MSNBC.com's president and publisher. “That requires both the brand alignment and ...
Digital Media Wire | connecting...

American Media hires its first chief digital officer, will invest $30M in ...
By eMedia Vitals Staff
American Media Inc., the publisher of magazines including Star and Shape, has named Joe Bilman its first chief digital officer as part of a new plan for digital media that calls for adding 60 employees and spending $30 million over three years.
eMedia Vitals - Online magazine...

Sky's NOW TV launches tomorrow | The Digital Lifestyle.com
By TDL
Sky have announced that it's NOW TV pay TV services will launch tomorrow (17th July). The service is an internet streaming pay per view service with content from Sky Movies with Sky Sports coming later this year. As well as pay per view ...
The Digital Lifestyle.com

Beet.TV: NBC's Vivian Schiller: "Platform Agnosticism is Completely ...
By Andy_Plesser
The concept of "platform agnosticism," the notion that legacy media companies must have their content on all digital outlets is "completely wrong," says NBC News Chief Digital Officer Vivian Schiller in this session excerpt from the Beet.TV ...
Beet.TV

The 16-Year Itch: Microsoft, NBC Call It Quits, NBC Gets Custody Of ...
By Ingrid Lunden
Ingrid covers mobile, digital media, advertising and the spaces where these intersect. When it comes to work, she feels most... → Learn More. Screen shot 2012-07-16 at ... That has been helped by the rise of smartphones, tablets, better online video technology, broadband growth — and a collective, consumer-led decision that online, not TV, is often now the first port of call for news and information. If NBC wants to really “own” those consumers, it needs to be able to do it on its own ...
TechCrunch

Survey Finds Small Biz Driving Growth With Social Media | Small ...
By SBO Editor
Small businesses are increasing their use of the Internet and social media platforms to connect with customers and grow their businesses, according to a. ... Sixty-two percent haven't used email for marketing purposes – a figure that remains the same from when Citibank first surveyed small business leaders about social media and online marketing in April, 2010. As small business owners... In fact, many small businesses plan to use digital and social media tools in the coming year.
Small Business Opportunities

Mexico - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts ...
The report analyses the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors. Subjects include: Market and industry analyses, trends and ...
www.budde.com.au/.../Mexico-Telecoms-IP-Networks-Digital...

Sky's internet TV film service Now TV to launch with 1000 titles, £15 ...
Now TV, initially available via a dedicated website, offers non Sky subscribers access to the Sky Movies library of content. It will be extended later this year to ...
www.screendaily.com/news/.../5044396.article?...

Sprintly bags USD500,000 for online ... - StrategyEye Digital Media
Online collaboration tool Sprintly has raised USD500,000 in a round led by Freestyle Capital, with participation from angels including Facebook director of ...
www.strategyeyedigitalmedia.com/.../sprintly_bags_usd50000...

That Was Fast: Big Media Investors Are Okay With Aereo, After All
All Things Digital
... start-up really wins? Hard to say, which is why media investors seem to be shrugging -- for now. ... The big-TV versus Aereo case is just starting — this week's ruling was simply a decision not to shut the company down while the trial moves on ...

All Things Digital

The Streaming Startup That Could Break TV
BuzzFeed
The Streaming Startup That Could Break TV: The miraculous survival of an internet-streaming startup called Aereo may transform in... ... Companies like Netflix and Apple will use this to try to renegotiate the fees they pay for online video. Aereo ...

Wolverton: Google Nexus Q media player costs too much, does too little
Contra Costa Times
Google (GOOG) built its new Nexus Q around some good ideas, but the digital media player is a pricey half-baked product. The Nexus Q represents the company's first attempt at its own digitalliving room device. Consumers can use it to stream movies, TV ...

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