Tag: tv

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Amazon is the most lucrative sales channel for e-book sales, survey says (GalleyCat) 2. Tentative Deal on E-Book Prices Is Reached in Europe (NYT) 3. Apple and publishers subpoena Amazon in e-book pricing case (PaidContent) 4. Parents and kids both […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Nielsen: Growing number of homes have TVs but no cable, satellite or broadcast signal (AP) 2. Why the iPhone 5 is the ‘biggest upgrade in consumer electronics history’ (ZDNet) 3. HarperCollins strikes deal with Amazon, others, that lets its e-books […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Facebook stock slides below $20 (CNNMoney) 2. Study: Most-watched news videos on YouTube depict natural disasters or political upheaval (Pew) 3. How social media may have affected an important MLB trade (Poynter) 4. Is pay TV really shrinking? (AllThingsD) 5. […] more »

by Jenny Shank

Olympic fever hit me young. One of my earliest memories is of a coloring book featuring the raccoon mascot from the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics that my mom gave me when I was three. I colored in the pictures of the raccoons skating and bobsledding while I watched the Olympics on our old boxy television. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Facebook’s first earnings report matches expectations (LA Times) 2. Google unveils ‘ultrahigh-speed Internet network’  (NYT) 3. Revenues from social media sites to reach $16.9 billion in 2012, analysts say (SocialTimes) 4. Newsweek to launch live news broadcast next week (Politico) […] more »

by Chris Dorr

We have never really liked our local cable company. Over the years, many of us have wasted time waiting for the cable guy to show up to install or replace the box that doesn’t seem to work or been placed on eternal hold while customer service takes its sweet time. And to add insult to […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. A by-the-numbers take on Digg’s decline (The Atlantic) 2. Are TV and the cable bundle on the verge of death? (The Atlantic) 3. Why Groupon’s founder is working as a host at a Chicago restaurant (Businessweek) 4. “Likes” for Facebook […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. U.S. confidence in TV news hits all-time low, Gallup says (Politico) 2. ‘Hulu for magazines’ now available on iPad (Time) 3. Why The New York Times keeps its social media rules informal (Poynter) 4. Could media companies use crowdfunding to […] more »

by Chris Dorr

Our mass media ecosystem relies on a constant flow of money to sustain itself in its present form. This money comes from many directions, including but not limited to TV advertising revenue, basic and premium cable subscriber fees, and movie box-office receipts. This revenue is gathered by various gatekeepers, who take a cut and then […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Google could lose with the introduction of Apple Maps (Business Insider) 2. More than half of tablet users watch video on devices at least once a month (Multichannel News) 3. Twitter runs its first TV ad in Nascar race […] more »