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    4 Minute Roundup: Viacom Yanks Shows from Hulu; FT’s Pay Model

    by Mark Glaser
    March 5, 2010

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    Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the recent move by Viacom to pull “The Daily Show” and “Colbert Report” from Hulu, and run them on their own sites. Plus, the Financial Times said it would start charging for day passes and weekly passes to augment its metered pay system online. And I asked Just One Question to PEJ’s Tom Rosenstiel about their recent report on the interactive news consumer.

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    Listen to my entire interview with Tom Rosenstiel:

    Background music is “What the World Needs” by the The Ukelele Hipster Kings via PodSafe Music Network.

    Here are some links to related sites and stories mentioned in the podcast:

    Why the Daily Show Left Hulu by Andrew Baron

    Viacom Will Take ‘Daily Show,’ ‘Colbert’ Off Hulu at NYT Media Decoder

    Viacom’s departure from Hulu comes with a bite at CNET

    Hulu loses shows in pricing clash at FT

    Hulu, Colbert, And The Recentralization Of Video On The Web at TechCrunch

    Loss of Daily Show, Colbert puts more pressure on Hulu at Yahoo Tech blog

    FT CEO says improving ad trend continues at Reuters

    Financial Times Website Turns To PayPal at Fishbowl NY

    FT to use PayPal for daily, weekly online access at Editors Weblog

    FT Will Use PayPal For Daily, Weekly Payments at PaidContent

    Understanding the Participatory News Consumer at Pew Internet

    Also, be sure to vote in our poll about how you plan to experience the Oscars:


    Mark Glaser is executive editor of MediaShift and Idea Lab. He also writes the bi-weekly OPA Intelligence Report email newsletter for the Online Publishers Association. He lives in San Francisco with his son Julian. You can follow him on Twitter @mediatwit.

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    Tagged: colbert report financial times hulu paid content the daily show viacom
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