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Entries by Andy Plesser from 05/2012

(video) All Media Should be Earned, Digitas Creative Chief Says

| Posted 05.01.2012 | Business

Many brands are focused on the new paradigm of paid media and earned media, but all media should actually be earned, including the ads made for th...

(Video) Sky News Enters the U.S. and Canada via Web Subscription

| Posted 05.02.2012 | Media

Sky News, the U.K.-based global, satellite news channel is avialable in the United States for the first time, via Livestation, the London-based ag...

(Video) Big Digital Media Conference Set for Paris in June with Randi Zuckerberg, others

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology

PARIS -- UbiQ, a new digital media and entertainment conference will debut in Paris on June 18 and 19, with several highlevel speakers including R...

Video: Revision3 To Be Acquired by Discovery Communications

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

Revision3, the popular technology and geek lifestyle original video network will be acquired by Discovery Communications, the company announced to...

(VIDE0) The New York Times Launches "Ricochet" - Viral Ad Tool for Marketers

| Posted 05.04.2012 | Media

The New York Times Company has released a new digital program called Ricochet, helping brands better meet audience needs by attaching ad...

Video: Why Publishers Don't Like Apps -- MIT's Technology Review Editor Pontin: "We're Going to Kill" Ours

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Technology

Like the the Financial Times which has totally left the Apps platform for an enhance HTML mobile Web scenario, MIT's Technology Review has abandon...

Branded Sponsorship with Stephen Colbert Drives Social Buzz for Wheat Thins

| Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology

Stephen Colbert's on-air routine taking Wheat Thins and its advertising memo to task in a branded sponsorship earlier this year was deliberate, sa...

(Video) Most Americans Multitask on Other Screens When Watching TV, Industry Study

| Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

Nearly two-thirds of media-savvy U.S. consumers say they used an Internet-connected device for at least a few minutes the last time they watched T...

(Video) Simulmedia Building "Web-like" Advertising Delivery Solution for TV

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Technology

Simulmedia, the New York-based company lead by Dave Morgan, recently raised $6 million in new funding and is on its way to building a system to ef...

(Video) The Boston Globe Launches Live Video Sports Show

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

BOSTON (via Skype Video) - The Boston Globe, which has been producing and streaming video clips for over five years, has launched it first regula...

(Video)Online Video Data Transparency Can Drive Brand Innovation

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Technology

Online video is more measured than most other mediums, but it's not necessarily more transparent, says Kelly McEttrick, Director of Platform ...

(Video) New York Times Debuts Google+ 'Hangouts On Air' As Video Platform

| Posted 05.23.2012 | Media

The New York Times used Google+ 'Hangouts On Air,' streaming live video on its home page, YouTube channel and Google+ page for the first time...

(Video) Global Post Meets Growing Demand For Foreign News

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Media

Global Post, an online news site producing some 150 international daily news stories a day, across video and print platforms, is meeting a growing...

(Video) WordPress Founder: Mobile Blog Platform Growing Fast

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology

Mobile blogging is growing quickly with over four million active users of the mobile WordPress platform, says WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg in ...

(Video) Web Studio DBG Launches "Hipper HGTV" on YouTube

| Posted 05.25.2012 | HuffPost Home

DBG, the New York/LA-based Web video production and syndication company, has launched a highly produced home design show called "Spaces" on YouTub...

(Video) Financial Times Digital Chief: We're Doing Quite Nicely without Apple

| Posted 05.25.2012 | Media

The Financial Times has created its own App based on HTML5 and it is better than the earlier "native" App created for the Apple iOS, says Rob Grim...

(Video) NBC News 'theGrio' Builds Audience with Original Video

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

theGrio, the NBC News unit which targets African Americans, has built a growing audience and revenue model with original video, says co-founder Ba...

(Video) Shelby.tv: Customized Web Video via Social Networks

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Technology

Shelby.tv, the web/APP video platform, gathers and streams video from different social networks to create a customized one-stop-shop for online vi...

(Video) Meeting Surging Online Video Demand, Verizon FiOS Ups Speed to a Whopping 300 Mbps

| Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

Verizon FiOS is increasing download speeds to as fast as 300 Mbps to residential customers, the company announced today. The increase is largely ...

(Video) Big Sports-Tech Blog Network Goes Long With Original Video

| Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

VOX Media, the fast-growing sports and tech blog network, is making a substantial investment around original video production and distribution, sa...