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(VIDEO) Beet.TV's "The Road to Cannes" Begins Production in London Next Week

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

The scope of Cannes Lions will grow this year with a wave of new participants from  Silicon Valley, Hollywood  and other sectors, says Philip Thomas...

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...

Video: Online Video Wine Star Gary Vanyerchuk Has Million Dollar, 10-Book Deal, New York Times

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Today there is a huge New York Times, four-photo, above-the-fold feature on Gary Vaynerchuk, host of the popular and influential wine video blog W...

TV Goes Social: Verizon FiOS Generating "Billions" of Tweets

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Earlier this summer, the Verizon FiOS, the Internet/television/phone service, integrated Facebook and Twitter into its platform, allowing subscrib...

Video: Simon & Schuster Authors on "Game-Changing" Platform for Digital Book/Video Hybrid with a New "Vook"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

In the fast-changing landscape of digital book publishing there is now something called a vook, a product and company which is a hybrid of text an...

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 "//" ...

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

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

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

Video Exclusive: CNN.com Has 6 Million Followers on Twitter -- Beating #1 Ashton Kutcher by Over 2 Millon

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

CNN.com has nearly 6 million followers on Twitter, according to KC Estenson, Sr. VP and Gneral Manager of CNN.com. told Beet.TV in this video inte...

(Video) The Internet Turns 40 Today, but it Has a Long Way to Go, Vint Cerf

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

By most accounts, the Internet was born back on October 29, 1969 by two researchers, Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn. Cerf is now Google's Chief Internet Evangelist.

New York Times: Video Ads for Online News Is Hot: WSJ Getting $50+ for Pre-rolls

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

While search and display are far bigger categories than online video advertising, the digital advertising sector that is hot right now is online v...

Video: Brightcove Launches Low-Priced Solution, Native iPhone App Dev Support and More

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Brightcove, the video platform services company, which has established a reputation for providing video services for big publishers and business e...

Video: Taboola's Cookies Could Sweeten Video Views for The New York Times

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Taboola is not a Middle Eastern grain dish, but an Israeli start-up which provides a solution to surface recommended videos for visitors to CNN.co...

Video: Web Video will be Soon be Created for the Mobile Device first in "Total Reversal" of Form Factor

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- With smart phone sales outpacing PC sales, mobile devices represent "the future of media" and video producers will soon begi...

News Alert: YouTube's Olivia Ma, Others to Speak at Beet.TV Roundtable Today at 4:00 ET (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON, DC -- Olivia Ma, news manager at YouTube, will be one of the media luminaries to speak at today's Beet.TV Online Video Roundtable here...

Video: Comcast Aims to Bring TV Programming to the Web with NBC Deal

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

In a deal just announced, Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator, will buy a controlling stake in NBC.  The deal will take a a year to ...

Video: Republicans Embracing YouTube with "Tons and Tons" of Uploads...but No One Beats Nancy Pelosi's Cat Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Climbing back from the 2008 election losses, Republican members of Congress are uploading videos to YouTube in much greater numbers than Democrats.

Sergey Brin Is Force Behind Google's Showdown with China, Ken Auletta

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Google co-founder Sergey Brin, the son of persecuted Russian Jews, has been the driving force in the the company's showdown with China, says Ken A...

Real-Time Bidding Reaching 30 Percent of Video Ad Sales, Videology's McMahon

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Consumer preferences around the platforms of video consumption is leading a "revolution" in the video ad medium, says Tom McMahon, president of Vi...

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 ...

AOL Video Views Up 78 Percent in Twelve Months: Brad Elders Explains Why

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - AOL has registered a 78 percent growth in monthly video views over the past twelve months, according to this report by comScore, making ...

Fast-Growing TubeMogul Aims at Programmatic Video Ad Buying for Brands and their Agencies

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

TubeMogul, the fast-growing video advertising services firm, delivered over 900 million video ads in September, making it the sixth largest video...

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...

(Video) BBC Expanding Web Video News Operations in London and Washington

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Demand from advertisers to run pre-roll ads on BBC News online video far outpaces editorial inventory by a four-to-one ratio, says Andrew...

(Video) Kit Digital Introduces Social TV Platform at NAB

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Kit Digital, the big global, Prague-based provider of digital video services, has introduced a set of social media tools to its plat...