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(Video) Believe It: Niche Video News Producers like Beet.TV Can Succeed, Chief

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

As an online video news source, has the enormous advantage of the resources of NBC, but opportunities exist for video news producers who...

The Future of Video Journalism

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 03.13.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The use of an Instagram exposure on the cover of Time tells us volumes about not only where the photography business is going, but where the video business is sure to follow.

BBC World News Head: IP-Delivered Video News to Best Cable/Satellite

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- With video consumption booming via mobile devices in emerging regions, including Africa and Indonesia, along with adoption of IP-connect...

Beast TV: Tina Brown's Video Mix of the Conventional and Edgy

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

From a routine talk-show format to a highly stylized series of op-ed videos, Beast TV, the 10-month-old video operations of The Daily Beast and Ne...

NBC News Specials Chief on the RNC Convention: Our Work is "Around the Edges"

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

TAMPA - The proceedings from podium at the Republican National Convention in Tampa is an "important show," but the work of the networks' journalists ...

Wall Street Journal Expands Video Platform for Staffers with "WorldStream"

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Wall Street Journal has launched WorldStream, a platform for video news gathering and publishing of short form videos created by the paper's staff...

(Video) The AP Has a Billion Views on YouTube, "Seven Figures" in Revenue, Surfing Goats Could Be Big

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- YouTube has become a "seven figure" business for the Associated Press says Sandy MacIntyre, Vice President and Director of International Vi...

(VIDEO)The Future of Real-Time News Is Unfolding in Syria, the AP's Video News Director

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.03.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- The future of real-time news gathering will be an army of smartphone users uploading live events via apps including Bambuser, which are aut...

The New York Times Debuts Regular Live Web Programming (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The New York Times, which produces about 70 original videos per month, launched its first regularly scheduled live program this week. The 6-minut...

ABC News Reports "Limitless Demand" for Video News -- But the Challenge Is How to Scale Content

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Video news is being consumed by more people than ever before. The challenge, says Paul Slavin, is to create more video that is inexpensive, economical and high quality.

Video: A Canon Still Camera is a "Game Changer" for Video Journalism, the AP's Kevin Roach

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON -- Increasing numbers of film makers and videographers are using a "still" camera to create video images of extraordinary quality.  T...

The AP has 652 Million YouTube Views; Has Record 158 Million Views in Jan: The Golden Age of Video News is Now

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

While audiences for the networks news nightly newscasts have vastly shrunk and cable news nets have maintained which might called a niche audience, ...

Financial Times Ramps Up Online Video Efforts with London Studio, Expanded Staffing in New York and Hong Kong

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The Financial Times is expanding its efforts around online video with a new television studio in its London headquarters, new video staffers in it...

BLOGWATCH> New York Times' Lens Blog Captivates With Photographic Selections

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The line separating fine art and photo journalism can be a very fine one; when an artist manages beautifully document a scene while maintaining a jour...

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Oscar-pick Burma VJ Airs on HBO

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Rotondi

If the totalitarian nightmare portrayed in George Orwell's 1984 strikes you as an implausible portrait of state control and repression, a single viewi...

Video: For, the Video is Part of the Story

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser has been building out its video library with a clear goal in mind: taking people to places they can't go without the video.

What Obama Will Do for Africa: A Conversation with Salim Amin

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mayhill Fowler

At the News Xchange international broadcast conference... I talked with Salim Amin, a Kenyan and the founder of A24 Media, Africa's first online agency for video and photography.