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CNN and Buzzfeed sitting in a tree: What's in the new relationship for CNN?

May 28, 2013
Cable company CNN has a new partner in cat videos and GIFs. What's the benefit?
Posted In: cnn, buzzfeed, viral, media

Freedom Tower enters crowded New York market to lure broadcaster antennas

May 21, 2013
Before 9/11, many local TV broadcasters transmitted from the World Trade Center. Now, they are being wooed back, but there's competition from other skyscrapers.
Posted In: news media, media, New York City, 9/11

Media, cell phone companies exploring ways to lower data costs

May 10, 2013
Media companies are considering subsidizing data-plan costs so smartphone users will keep watching video, wireless carriers will keep data revenue, and streaming shows can sell more ads.
Posted In: media, second screen, cell phones

When an ad isn't enough, brands create their own content

May 9, 2013
TV networks come out with their fall programs next week. But as more people tune in online, many marketers are finding that ads alone aren't enough.
Posted In: Taco Bell, media, advertising

Media's mobile future makes room for long-form journalism

May 8, 2013
The media landscape is rapidly changing. Kara Swisher, co-exectuive editor AllThingsD, says any news outlet that wants a future must go mobile in every way.
Posted In: media, news media, mobile

The Root launches black Twitter aggregator 'The Chatterati'

May 6, 2013
Online magazine The Root has just launched 'The Chatterati', a new webpage that watches Twitter users, phrases and hashtags trending in the black community.
Posted In: Twitter, African-American, Internet, media

Obama's digital director takes his talents to business world

May 3, 2013
Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
Posted In: Obama, big data, social media, media

Jodi Arias trial is a big revenue generator for media

May 2, 2013
The high-profile prosecution of a Phoenix-area woman has cost taxpayers nearly $1.7 million in legal fees. But local and national media outlets have seen a ratings boost due to the coverage.
Posted In: Jodi Arias, Crime, Law, media, news media

Is reality TV running out of steam?

Apr 22, 2013
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?
Posted In: reality tv, television, media

Why go through the Internet to watch TV on the go?

Apr 8, 2013
Instead of streaming movies and shows on your smartphone over Wi-Fi, why not watch them over the same transmitters that send signals to your television? Mobile TV may be the next key development for broadcasters.
Posted In: television, mobile, media

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