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The Sports Broadcast Revolution Will Be Tweeted

Neil Maycock | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Neil Maycock

Sports broadcasting has entered a pivotal moment in time where failure to keep up with technology and the movement of viewers to OTT services could se...

The Super Bowl is a Platform -- the Rest is Pipes and Content

David Sable | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
David Sable

The Super Bowl just ended -- the Broncos upset the favored Panthers, in what was for some an exciting game (for me, anyways). I ate way too much -- way, way too much, had a great time with my friends, and joined over 100 million people around the world.

A Hostile Takeover of Smartphones? Life? (Video)

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Have you ever assessed your smartphone behavior? I mean, seriously, in your day-to-day activities, how often are you picking up your smartphone and capturing life with video? But wait... let me turn that around.

New Patent Pool Wants 0.5% Of Gross Revenue From Apple, Facebook & Others Over Higher Quality Video

Dan Rayburn | Posted 07.23.2016 | Technology
Dan Rayburn

While HEVC Advance is quick to say how "fair and reasonable" their terms are, they aren't. The best way to describe their terms would be unreasonable and greedy.

CBS Loves Geniuses

Rick Rosner | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Rick Rosner

CBS has more shows about geniuses than any other network ever -- forensic and detective shows, threat-of-the-week shows, The Big Bang Theory -- at least a dozen programs, dwarfing the number of CBS shows about idiots (Big Brother).

Three Questions About the Aereo Supreme Court Case That Desperately Need Answers

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Elyssa Pachico

It's now up to the SCOTUS to answer what's arguably the most important Aereo question of all: What's the future of TV going to look like?

Comedian: 'I Don't Know' If A Female Late Night Host Would Be 'Confusing'

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 03.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Comedian Adam Carolla stopped by HuffPost Live to chat about his new show on Spike TV, "Catch A Contractor," and during the conversation he weighed in...

The End of Broadcast TV

David Mager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Mager

For those of you who watched some of the recent YouTube Music Video Awards, you witnessed a historic moment. The beginning of the end of broadcast TV.

What Channel Is ABC?

Jim Monroe | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Jim Monroe

What happens when cable, telco and satellite companies realize there's an abundance of new, independent programming out there, free of the ruthless bundling and never-ending fee escalation that define their network relationships?

The New Number One

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

For the first time in broadcast history, Univision, a Spanish language station had the more viewers than any other television source in America among all adults between 18 and 49.

Why Being A TV News Reporter Almost Kept Me From My Natural Hair

Abi Ishola | Posted 12.24.2012 | Style
Abi Ishola

I was comfortable with my kink, but tired of all the work it took to maintain it.

Admit It!!!

David Sable | Posted 10.20.2012 | Media
David Sable

I was addicted to the London Olympics... in fact, so was my whole family. Don't feel bad. The truth is you are only one of close to 5 billion people who, at one time or another during the event, tuned in and viewed the games and all the resultant hoopla.

Taking the Shame Out of Opinion Journalism

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Expressing opinion in journalism isn't a fault in itself. But the veiling of that opinion behind a supposedly right vs. wrong debate of ever-increasing decibels, over-simplifications and extreme biases is.

Jason Gilbert

How I Legally Watched Live HDTV For $0 Per Month

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

Over the past several weeks, my television has been receiving high-definition feeds of ABC, Fox, NBC and CBS, even though I haven't paid Comcast or Ti...

Video Apps That Are Upfront and Personal Will Ultimately Dominate the Television Industry

Brad Spirrison | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Cable and the Internet permanently took viewers away from the broadcasters, while the time-shifting magic of DVR technology makes watching any scheduled television show outside of sporting events a rarity.

On Behalf of the 1%, the Best Bargain Since Manhattan

J.H. Snider | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
J.H. Snider

Unmentioned is that the payroll-tax cut bill, by bipartisan agreement, sets in motion a much larger transfer of public assets to the top 1%.

John Boel, On the News, In the News

Don McNay | Posted 01.17.2012 | Media
Don McNay

On the bottom of the front cover was his picture in a mug shot. As the legendary attorney Frank Haddad said, "no one looks good in a mug shot." John Boel didn't either. The Louisville news anchor who won seventy Emmy awards had a problem.

Big Loss for Big Media and the FCC: Court Rejects Media Consolidation Push

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.06.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

It's not every day that you can celebrate a win for the public over big media. But on Thursday a federal appeals court threw out an attempt by the FCC and industry titans to gut media ownership limits.

What the !#$@%*?: Will the Rise of Spanish Redefine Indecency?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 08.26.2011 | Media
Daniel Cubias

It stands to reason that as America grows more multilingual, we'll hear more Spanish on the airwaves. And some of that Spanish will be of the naughty variety.

Irish Animation -- A Bright Spot Amid Gloom

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 08.12.2011 | Media
Reporters Uncensored

By Maura Kelly The headlines about the Irish economy may be all doom and gloom but there is a magical side to it if you look at its exports. Namely, ...

A New Brave Soul Attempts to Bring Your TV to You: Bon Chance, Bamboom

Art Brodsky | Posted 06.16.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Here we go again. People who aren't "broadcasters" are messing around with the broadcast signal, all to make it more convenient to "watch TV." You know what that means -- lawsuits.

How Big Is Too Big?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Forty years after the federal government ruled that broadcast networks could not own cable systems, the FCC decided that Comcast, by far the largest of all cable system companies, could take control of NBC Universal, Inc.

Is Ivi TV Really the Future of Streaming Television?

Dave Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Taylor

Positioning themselves as David to the broadcasters' Goliath, Ivi TV has launched a streaming TV service built around their own player and clearly tapping network TV channels in New York City and Seattle.

Keeping America Connected: End the Static at the Broadcasting Board

Sen. Dick Lugar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sen. Dick Lugar

Our ability to respond to fast-moving changes in the global technological and demographic environment is hampered by chronic functional problems with the organization in charge, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

The Final Battle for Health Care Reform

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The media have adopted the GOP's propaganda that whether health care reform passes or fails, it will be bad for the president and the Dems. The more they repeat this, the more people believe it's true.