Post Tagged with: "television"

Why New York Times’ Dreams of Dominance Are a Fantasy in a Digital World
/ March 12, 2015 11:50 am
Why New York Times’ Dreams of Dominance Are a Fantasy in a Digital World

Variety reports "The New York Times recently acknowledged that its media coverage is “in flux,” which betrays a gift for understatement. Not only did year-end buyouts claim some of its most experienced hands — including TV and advertising reporters Bill Carter and Stuart Elliott — but that was followed by the sudden death of columnist David Carr.". Read More

Vice Looks to Tighten Its TV Grip on Millennials
/ March 9, 2015 10:54 am
Vice Looks to Tighten Its TV Grip on Millennials

Broadcasting & Cable reports " Vice was reportedly in talks with Time Warner in 2014 about taking over floundering news network HLN—talks that stalled midyear." . Read More

Microsoft confirms merger of Lift London and Soho Productions
/ March 4, 2015 12:27 pm
Microsoft confirms merger of Lift London and Soho Productions

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Microsoft's Lift London studio, formed of over 60 people, has suffered several redundancies and will be merged with Microsoft's Soho Productions team, GamesIndustry.biz has been told, although how many have been made redundant remains uncertain. The information comes from several sources, but Microsoft has refused to comment on the situation.". Read More

TWC TV App Hits The Xbox One
/ March 4, 2015 12:27 pm
TWC TV App Hits The Xbox One

Multichannel News reports "Time Warner Cable has launched its authenticated video app, TWC TV, on the Xbox One, an addition that comes more than a year and a half after the MSO debuted the TV Everywhere app on the Xbox 360 as part of a "landmark" agreement between the MSO and Microsoft that was announced in June 2013." . Read More

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NBC working on a subscription streaming comedy channel
/ March 4, 2015 12:27 pm
NBC working on a subscription streaming comedy channel

Mashable reports "Add NBCUniversal to the rapidly growing list of television content providers embracing Internet-based subscription services." . Read More

TV Writers See Little Diversity Progress, WGA Reports
/ March 3, 2015 12:30 pm
TV Writers See Little Diversity Progress, WGA Reports

Variety reports "Women and minority writers have seen minimal progress in television, the Writers Guild of America West has reported. The guild’s television staff brief found that female writers accounted for 29% of TV staff employment during the 2013-14 season, down from 30.5%. Minorities accounted for 13.7% during the 2013-14 season, down from 15.6%." . Read More

Running Scared
/ February 23, 2015 11:11 am
Running Scared

Multichannel News reports "As the tectonic shift to an Internet-centered, post-linear age in television advances, a real, truly anxious mood is settling over the pay TV ecosystem that media, communications and technology companies tensely cohabit." . Read More

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