Tag: hbo go

by Julie Keck

1. Emily Bell: News groups should harness tech in the service of ‘good’ journalism (Mackenzie Weinger / news:rewired) 2. The evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook (via Pew Research Center) 3. Two police forces breached code on protection of journalists’ sources (Ewen MacAskill / Guardian) 4. Password sharing: Are Netflix, HBO missing $500 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Taylor Swift criticism spurs Apple to change royalties policy (Ben Sisario / New York Times) 2. How Renée Kaplan, the FT’s first head of audience engagement, approaches her new role (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. HBO’s real-life Game of Thrones: The fight to stay rich, on top, and score Bill Simmons (Lacey Rose […] more »

by Sonia Paul

This week MediaShift is doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why, and how. One of our most popular posts over the past 5 years has been our special guides to cutting the cord, which we first published in January 2010 and again in 2012.  Stay tuned […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. HBO GO technical troubles mar True Detective finale (Alex Fitzpatrick / TIME) 2. Popular Facebook page headed to television (Sam Byford / The Verge) 3. NYT Now is a mobile news platform with a dedicated staff curating stories (Sarah Silbert / Engadget) 4. With Medium, Evan Williams is tackling the future of writing online […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 (Todd Spangler / Variety) 2. New York Times to add ‘new products’ for digital subscribers (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Slate’s good strategy for correcting errors on Twitter, elsewhere (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Disney opens the door for web TV — as long as it looks like […] more »

by Mark Glaser

David Cohn Welcome to the 29th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali. This week we get back from the Thanksgiving holiday and find some interesting mergers happening. First, there’s the crowdfunding site Spot.us being acquired by American Public Media (APM) and its […] more »

by Chris Pursell

In a second-quarter earnings letter to investors distributed last month, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said the biggest threats to his business weren’t the likes of Amazon Prime or Hulu Plus, but applications such as HBO Go. “HBO subscribers can watch HBO on-demand through their MVPD (multichannel video programming distributor) provider web interface (DishOnline.com, say), or […] more »