Tag: television

by Julie Keck

1. As investors circle, organized labor moves into digital media (Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal) 2. ProPublica expands news apps and networked reporting with new funding from Knight Foundation (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Ad blockers and the nuisance at the heart of the modern web (Farhad Manjoo / New York Times) […] more »

by Matt Smith

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. We’re suckers for change, particularly those that improve experiences. Sure, some may complain that another moved the cheese, but transformative change is something we generally embrace once the value is […] more »

by Matt Smith

The following piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. With apologies to those who spin the proverbial yarn or sew (alas, this is not a post on sewing technique), let’s dive in and explore “stitching,” one of the key buzzwords […] more »

by Sonia Paul

The 2015 Pew State of the News Media report, released on April 29, verifies what many media analysts have been saying for some time: mobile, if not the present, is the future of news. But, at the same time, just because the mobile platform has emerged as the frontrunner in the race to capture audience […] 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 Matt Smith

The following piece is a guest post. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. 2015 will be a banner year for ‘TV Everywhere’ and delivery of television to smartphones, tablets and other capable devices. Make no mistake, it will happen. But a look back at how the landscape has evolved shows, that for the very […] more »

by Matt Smith

The following piece is a guest post. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. With apologies to dragon slayers, kingdom builders and bear pelt clad men who fight off all variety of creatures and invaders, a battle is being waged on every screen for your viewing consideration. TV Everywhere — a term coined by Time Warner […] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, streaming video giant Netflix became the first non-TV network to win an award at this year’s Emmys with its slate of original programming headlined by “House of Cards.” But after receiving 14 nominations, the final count of three statuettes in Netflix’s collection underwhelmed many Emmys watchers. And streaming service has some serious headwinds, […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Among the younger generation in the Middle East, Internet use is surpassing TV, and that could have long-term implications in the region. And that increased engagement online comes with important, unresolved questions about media regulation online, according to new research by Northwestern University in Qatar. The study paints an in-depth picture of the role of […] more »

by Amanda Bohan

Sunday night wrapped up another year on Broadway with the 67th annual Tony Awards hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, showcasing some of the best theater of the 2012-13 season. And while the East Coast and Midwest watched and tweeted away, the West Coast was left to wait three hours for the exact same show to […] more »