TV

Yahoo! The Program Maker

by: Gary Hayes

Within hours of a prediction in the last post that one of the online giants would start to deliver TV-like shows over the internet I find a report “…Reality series pilot to be broadcast on the internet” in the San Francisco chronicle.

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Evolution Confusion

by: Gary Hayes

Following my previous post about the big changes that are happening at the moment in many areas of media (and life for some of us!) this article from Times Union provides yet another perspective on the confusion in the traditional TV marketplace.

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Multitaskers r-us

by: Gary Hayes

Turn off the TV, get off the phone and pay attention! Been doing some recent audience research and feel the need to opine. I talked about this in previous posts but not looked in great detail at some of the interactive, cross-media implications of this very current evolutionary trait.

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I Want My, I Want My PTV

by: Gary Hayes

Emerging media has always been a generational thing. How many of our mums and dads frowned at the internet? How many of my generation are not really that much into SMS?

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The Radio Times of the Future

by: David Jennings

This is the second of the excerpts from the first full draft of my book that I think it is worth rescuing from the cutting room floor. As I explained for the first one, there were a bunch of fictional scenarios that I devised imagining possible futures for consumers and for media organisations of different kinds. Some of them, including this one, were written in the form of interviews with media professionals.

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Television Broadcast Is Moving To A Multiplicity Model

by: Idris Mootee

Are we getting near an industry breakpoint for the broadcast media and television industry? Macro forces are forcing a collision between the Internet and the world of video and television content distribution. This transformation may last for a few good years until the industry fully reconfigure itself.

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Internet: Twice as Influential as TV; Eight Times as Print Media

by: Matt Rhodes

A new study, tracking and measuring the impact of the internet on consumer behaviour across three European countries (UK, France and Germany), suggests that the internet is twice as influential as television and eight times as influential as print media. These findings come from the Digital Influence Index study from PR firm Fleishman-Hillard and research firm Harris Interactive.

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DVR Usage to Blame for Idiotic, Invasive Intrusions -- Adrants

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The News Blogger Who Rules

by: Nancy Baym

The New York Times ran an article this week about a phenomenon I’d entirely missed: the 21 year old blogger who has become the go-to source about the TV News industry. We don’t normally think of news junkies as fans, but how else to describe reminiscences such as this:

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100 Million Hours of Ads a Weekend?

by: Ilya Vedrashko

You might have already seen Clay Shirky's now famous speech about cognitive surplus given at Web2Expo and the dramatic comparison of the time spent watching TV (200B hours a year in the US) and building Wikipedia (100M hours total).

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