Earlier this week, at the much talked about iWantMedia panel on the future of the media, Gawker Media founder Nick Denton said that a third of his company's "posts are video centric."
Gawker blogs don't publish much in the way of original videos, the videos are embeds from other sources and videos culled from a rack of DVR's which monitor a number of cable channels, nonetheless, for us over at Beet.TV, this extraordinary degree of video integration into news reporting and blogging is a big deal and very exciting.
Nick told the panel that video integration was the biggest development at his company.
After the panel ended, I interviewed David Carr, media columnist for the New York Times about the value of the moving image. He also spoke about the evolution of blogging as serious reporting.
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