Entries Tagged as 'Television'
by Allen Weiner | October 29, 2008 | Comments Off
There’s an old adage (I think) that says out of chaos comes opportunity. I believe it’s the first cousin to the empty confidence booster that posits when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. I know of two examples in the media world where disasters were turned into media gold. I will try not to digress. [...]
Category: blogging broadcasting Television Uncategorized Web 2.0 Tags: KIRO, strike.tv, Television, Writer's strike
by Allen Weiner | October 28, 2008 | Comments Off
One video is worth a googol of words. Can you spot the UHF antenna?
Category: broadcasting Television Video Tags: digital transition, Television, TV
by Allen Weiner | October 15, 2008 | Comments Off
So, when I asked Marissa Mayer at an analyst event a few years back if Google thought of itself as a media company, her answer was a resounding no. Poptub is proof she was right. This rather sad attempt to provide a video guide to the best videos playing on YouTube isn’t nearly as good [...]
Category: blogging social media Television Web 2.0 Tags: Google, Poptub, Television, TV, Yahoo, YouTube
by Allen Weiner | September 18, 2008 | Comments Off
Joost, one of the early TV 2.0 pioneers founded by the folks who brought free Internet calling to the world via Skype, has changed directions by moving its modus operandi from a heavy-install desktop download to a browser-based interface. According to reports, Joost will move to being a totally Flash-delivered application over the next months [...]
Category: broadcasting Publishing Uncategorized Tags: broadcasting, Joost, Joost television broadcasting, Television
by Allen Weiner | September 17, 2008 | Comments Off
In 2007, as the video marketplace began to expand with the entry of TV episodes, mashups and shows made specifically for web audiences (aka low attention span theater), it became evident a segment was evolving that was nestled between time-shifted episodes of “Desperate Housewives” and YouTube’s “swinging a cat in the backyard” fare. In a [...]
Category: advertising broadcasting Television Uncategorized Tags: broadcasting, media, Television, TV