Tag: streaming tv

by Chris Brantner

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. It’s official: 2015 was the year of the cord cutter. With new streaming services like Sling TV and HBO Now bursting onto the scene, and services like Amazon Prime pushing […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 42% of Cord-Cutters Don’t Even Subscribe to Home Broadband (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 2. Crain is Diving into Newsletters Based on Who and Where Readers Are (Shan Wang/  Nieman Lab) 3. Predictions for Journalism 2016: Journalism as Relationship Building (Jan Schaffer / Nieman Lab) 4. Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Who plays video games and identifies as a “gamer” (Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center) 2. Las Vegas Review-Journal Staff Launch Twitter Campaign Urging New Owner To Come Forward (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) 3. Thai Man May Go to Prison for Insulting King’s Dog Online (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Inside […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Carol,’ streaming services lead 2016 Golden Globe nominations (David Ehrlich / Rolling Stone) 2. Serial season 2 starts today, with podcast previews on Facebook (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. Billy Penn and Knight Foundation want to build ‘Yelp for mobile news’ (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Meet San Francisco’s all-women hackerspace, Double […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Breaking news best practices: Reaching and interviewing witnesses and victims of trauma (Kelly McBride / Poynter) 2. Snapchat positions itself as breaking news platform with San Bernardino coverage (Stan Schroeder / Mashable) 3. Facebook partners with 50 publishers to launch Instant Articles in Asia (Jon Russell / TechCrunch) 4. YouTube seeks streaming rights to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Supreme Court opens door for pirate site blockades in Germany (via TorrentFreak) 2. Streaming era sets off battle over TV rights (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 3. Holiday shopping is chilly for ‘Buy’ buttons at Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest (Jason Del Ray / Re/Code) 4. America’s Test Kitchen wants to grow to new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Refinery29 doesn’t want to be “CNN for women,” finds new paths into hard news (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 2. T-Mobile to let customers stream HBO, Netflix, and ESPN without racking up data charges (Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code) 3. TV’s ratings ‘Blindspot’: Look what traditional measurement misses (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 4. Univision, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter’s heart hits the wrong beat (Emily Bell / Guardian) 2. Facebook’s traffic to top publishers fell 32 percent since January (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 3. BuzzFeed is returning to SXSW after panel cancellation controversy (Noah Kulwin / Re/code) 4. New research shows you’re likely paying for ‘free’ news with your privacy (via The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Newspapers in Turkey publish on Twitter after government seizure stops presses (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Analyzing Facebook lead-in text length (Dan Frohlich / NPR) 3. What you can watch on the new Apple TV + how it compares to Roku, Fire TV, and Chromecast (David Katzmaier / CNET) 4. How PRX and Radiotopia […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Chicago Podcast Cooperative wants to let independent audio thrive in the Windy City (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. Can I use that? A legal primer for journalists (Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. The Atlantic sets audience record in September, continues unprecedented revenue growth (via The Atlantic) 4. The Washington Post’s […] more »