Posts tagged as:

tv2.0

It's hard to imagine an example that sums up the conflicting ambitions and tensions within the TV business better than the latest announcement about Gossip Girl, the show that appears on the CW network (co-owned by CBS and Warner Brothers). The news from the network is that fans will no longer be able to watch…

{ 1 comment }

Guess I missed this somehow, but Richard Rosenblatt -- one of the co-founders of MySpace -- has formed a new company called Demand Media with Carson Daly, one of the early MTV video jockeys, and they are offering people who want to create their own video channel a video website-in-a-box, with a .tv domain name…
The peer-to-peer TV venture from the Skype boys has signed deals to run ads and overlays from major-league companies like GM and Nike. clipped from clickz.com Online video platform Joost has signed three-month contracts with a group of 31 big brand advertisers, including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Nike, General Motors and Visa. It will offer…

{ 4 comments }

It would be nice if the proprietors of KFTY-TV in Santa Rosa, California -- a tiny pimple on the giant media corpus that is Clear Channel Communications -- had decided that "citizen journalism" or "crowdsourcing" or "open source journalism" or whatever we're calling it these days was a truly valuable thing to have, a worthy…

{ 5 comments }

Like many others in the blogosphere -- including Ashkan Karbasfrooshan at HipMojo, Allan Stern at CenterNetworks, Fred Wilson over at A VC, and my pal Scott Karp at Publishing 2.0 -- I'm intrigued by Chad Hurley's comments to the crowd of tall foreheads at Davos that YouTube plans to start paying users. The only questions…

{ 4 comments }