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Andy Plesser

Beet.TV's Plesser: New Era Dawning for Journalism

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.27.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

New York-based video journalism outfit Beet.TV, this article's publisher, has been creating events and videos that tell the story of the digital business for the last eight years.

Look Who's Heading to Vieques for the Annual #BeetRetreat, presented by Videology with AOL On

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

The third annual Beet.TV Executive Retreat on January 24-25 at the W Retreat & Spa on the Caribbean island of Vieques.   Over the course of two day...

Video: Web's Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Double SlashUnnecessary

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Asked what he would have done differently in creating the Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, says in this video that the double slash, the "//" after the col...

AOL Links with Google's YouTube for Original Content Syndication

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

AOL, the fastest-growing video destination in the United States, has linked a deal to publish its original videos on YouTube as a means to gain addi...

Albert Maysles Rocks Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.14.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

At 85, legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles still has "IT." This week to commemorate The Rolling Stones' fiftieth anniversary, he was on han...

Kara Swisher on Beet.TV and the "Next Era of Journalism"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

"I really like to see a lot of small media companies like Andy's just take the diversity that is really encouraging and move it into the next era of journalism," Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, tells Alison Kitchens of the American Journalism Review.

Video: Video Blogger Larry Kless Gets to the Root of Beet.TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Earlier this year at the Streaming Media East Conference, I was interviewed by videoblogger/online video evangelist Larry Kless. I spoke about the or...

Exclusive Video: BlackBerry Funds Viewdle -- Visual Recognition for Video to Launch Soon on Mobile

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Viewdle, the visual recognition software company with origins in the Soviet military, has received a venture round from the RIM's BlackBerry Fund, say...

Techmeme's Media Spinoff Hits100K Monthly Uniques Since March Launch

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Techmeme, considered by many as the most authoritative tech news aggregator, spun off a media news site called Mediagazer in early March. Since it...

Most Publishers Missing Potential of Online Video Audience (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - While big newspapers and broadcasters have made substantial investments in online video creation and distribution, most have limited their re...

WATCH: Yahoo!'s Carol Bartz: "Big cornerstone of our strategy is video" (VIDEO)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Video is an essential part of Yahoo's business, CEO Carol Bartz told me yesterday at the company's news conference.

Google Wants All World's Books and Will Pay All the Authors

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Google's Book Search project has already scanned and indexed 7 million volumes. Pending approval from a Federal court, the project is due to expand globally.