Sunday, July 23, 2017

MEDIA

MEDIA

by Jordan Kahn, courtesy 9to5google DROID MAXX Verizon just started sending out invites to the press for an event taking place later this month in New York City (via TheVerge). While the carrier isn’t specifically mentioning...

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University In the weeks since the U.S. election, concerns have been raised about the prominence and popularity of false news stories spread on platforms such as Facebook. A BuzzFeed analysis found that...

Thomas P. Mackey, SUNY Empire State College and Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany, State University of New York The circulation of fake news through social media in the 2016 presidential election has raised several concerns...

CFO tells analysts Internet media company will focus on high-growth areas, including video by Todd Spangler (courtesy Variety) AOL shut down several unprofitable music websites last month — and the Internet media company isn’t done pruning...

UXP Systems and Ericsson Collaborate to Power New User Access Journeys and Universal Profiles for IPTV and Next Generation Services Collaboration enables operators to onboard OTT users and create universal user profiles for seamless, personalized experiences LAS VEGAS,...

Chipmaker’s media division has 25 Audience Care customer-service employees and plans to expand ‘substantially’ ahead of launch by Todd Spangler, courtesy Variety.com Intel is building out a large call-center operation internally dubbed “Audience Care” for the...

Kay Tappan, University of Florida | We’re uncomfortable with change. From a cynic’s perspective, the bevy of adages embracing it (flashback to high school yearbook opening page: “The only constant is change”) is evidence: it’s as...

by Peter Kafka (courtesy allthingsd) YouTube finally rolled out its paid subscription service yesterday, which generated a lot coverage. But the YouTube folks went out of their way to downplay the launch, describing it is as...

Chicago, IL, September 25, 2015--A new study explores the news habits of Millennials and identifies four distinct groups of news consumers. The study, a deeper analysis of a survey conducted earlier in 2015 by...
TV Viewers

For two hours on a Saturday night in 1955, TV viewers in Harlem turned off their television sets, a boycott meant to send a message to the nation’s broadcasting networks. The reason? According to NAACP...

NFL Now will stream highlights and NFL Films content—but not live games WatchESPN NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday announced plans to launch a new digital network called NFL Now, which will stream original content to...
Hillary Clinton

Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.” “If I say the world is round and someone else says it’s flat,...