Posts Tagged ‘ Video ’

Campy Vampire Hunting With ‘The Occulterers’

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Quickies, Video

As we tick down the hours until Halloween, we thought we would profile a few seasonally-themed shows that have caught our eye and ear this week. Mocking reality “ghost hunter” series, scary teen movies (“Let’s split up and look for clues in the creepy castle/abandoned summer camp/swamp/scary dark cave”), and our current bizarre fascination with […]

N Korea Sentences Current TV Journalists To 12 Year Prison Term

Jun 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Video

On Sunday, American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced by a North Korean court to 12 years of “reform through labour” for an unspecified “grave crime” and for allegedly entering the country illegally, according to Reporters Without Borders. The two journalists for Current TV were arrested in March, The Guardian reports, while filming […]

Amazon Crowdsources TV Ad Campaign

Jun 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Online book mega-retailer today announced the “Your Amazon Ad Contest.”  The competition solicits customer-created television commercials, the best of which will win a $10,000 Amazon gift card. “One need only look at the customer reviews for Tuscan Whole Milk and the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt to see how many creative and talented customers we […]

Online Video Viewing Reaches New Peak in April

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Internet users viewed a record 16.8 billion online videos in April, representing an increase of 16 percent…..since March!

$3 Million Youth Center Features Podcasting Studio

Jun 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Podcasting

And Now For Something Completely Different: some upbeat news from metro Detroit. Putting aside the recent grim news about the automobile industry and its hub, Detroit, Michigan, a story in The Detroit News caught our eye this week. Lacking a youth activity center, the city of Southfield (a suburb of the Motor City) has opened […]

CBS News Launches Ustream Channel

Jun 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

CBS News has chosen video site Ustream as its streaming video provider, Ustream founder Brad Hunstable said today: “[W]e are announcing the channel on Ustream, which features breaking news coverage several times everyday– presidential press conferences, Congressional hearings, and online-only content and on-air programs such as the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. We’re […]

Mogulus Relaunched As Livestream, Debuts Broadcaster App

May 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Live video streaming site Mogulus recently announced their rebranding under the name Livestream: “As much as we loved our old name, it was time for a change that reflects our growth and more clearly communicates what we do. We hope you like “Livestream” as much as we do.” Along with a new name and new […]

Internet Video Platform To Grow Over 400% In 4 Years

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Worldwide shipments of devices that support Internet video consumption will nearly quintuple by 2013, according to electronics industry analysts iSuppli, spurred by an increase in consumers’ broadband Internet access. Four years hence, an estimated 376.5 million “entertainment-oriented consumer electronics platforms” with Internet video-watching capabilities will ship, up from 80.5 million such devices shipped in 2008. […]

Hulu Launches Lab For Experimental Projects

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Popular video portal today announced the launch of Hulu Labs, “a place to try out experimental projects from Hulu and share your feedback while they’re still in development.” Hulu Labs consists of four new features: Hulu Desktop, a downloadable application that enables what it calls a “lean-back” video watching experience from the viewer’s personal […]

Nielsen: Internet Video Viewing Up 50 Percent

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

American television consumption is on the rise, on every platform available, according to a new report from The Nielsen Company. Monthly time spent watching video on the Internet grew especially quickly, up over 50 percent since the first quarter of last year. Nielsen’s quarterly “Three Screen Report” looks at Americans’ media consumption habits, and this […]