Posts Tagged ‘ internet media ’

The State of The Internet, 2010

Feb 27th, 2010 | By | Category: General

Jesse Thomas designed and animated this for the JESS3 lecture at AIGA Baltimore in Feb 2010. It’s full of interesting facts – and some depressing ones, like the 200 billion spam messages sent via email per day.

Will New Boxee Box Beat Apple TV?

Nov 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Open source media platform Boxee has announced plans to partner with consumer electronics manufacturers to create a Boxee Box platform – an open Internet video hardware set top box. Here’s the text of their announcement: We launched our public alpha for Mac/Linux in January at CES. During the show we met with several device manufactures […]

Amazon Just Killed Off The Kindle’s Buzz

Jul 17th, 2009 | By | Category: General

From the day it was released, people have recognized that the Kindle is crippled by compromises. Since then: We’ve learned that the Kindle is a failure as a new media platform; Amazon is turning off Kindle features to keep publishers happy; and that “Buying” a book for the Kindle is like Russian roulette. A lot […]

Online Video Advertising…Is Horrible

May 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Video

Why are sites like Hulu still torturing us with long, untargeted ads?

Don’t advertisers know that we’re muting the sound, checking our email…..or Twittering about how bad their ads are?

Search Engine Optimization For Internet Videos

Jan 10th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Would you like to know a simple way to make your Internet videos rank higher than 80% of all the videos published? Research firm Forrester has taken a look at the state of search engine optimization of Internet videos, and have found that less than 20% of marketers insert keywords into the filenames of the […]

Clay Shirky: “That’s It For Newspapers.”

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary

There’s an interesting article about Internet analyst Clay Shirky and his ideas for the future of traditional media at the Guardian today. In the article, Shirky paints a dim picture for the future of newspapers: Even if we have the shallowest recession and advertising comes back as it inevitably does, more of it will go to the web. I […]

New Report: Young People Watching Less TV, More Internet Media

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Young Americans are watching less TV and more Internet media According to a new report from Deloitte, millennials, the generation of 14- to 25-year-olds, watch just 10.5 hours of TV a week (older viewers watch twice as much!). They also spend less time watching DVDs than any other age group. But while they are spending […]

Could You Win The First Pulitzer Prize For Online Media?

Dec 8th, 2008 | By | Category: General, New Media Organizations

The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, which honor the work of American newspapers appearing in print, have been expanded to include many organizations that publish only on the Internet, the Pulitzer Prize Board announced today. The Board has decided to allow entries made up entirely of online content to be submitted in all 14 Pulitzer journalism […]

Fortune: The Sky Is Falling On User-Generated Content

Nov 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

It looks like Chicken Little is behind the wheel at Fortune magazine. Fortune’s Richard Siklos says that “User-generated video under siege,” and that it’s being sidelined by mainstream media’s move into Internet media. What’s obviously happening here is the beginning of a monumental battle for online video viewers’ attention. YouTube or someone else may yet […]

Future Still Bright For Ad-Supported New Media

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Video

  The Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers today released their latest numbers on Internet ad revenues, and things actually look pretty good for ad-supported new media:   Internet advertising revenues reached almost $5.9 billion for the third quarter of 2008, representing an 11 percent increase over the same period in 2007. “A weakening economy will continue to […]