The Future of Journalism will be Ubiquitous Video,’s Craig Duff

While video plays an increasingly important role as a storytelling tool, principally enhancing print reporting, in the future, video will be ubiquitous and will be indistinguishable from print. It will be the predominant form of journalism, predicts Craig Duff, Multimedia Editor of in this interview with Beet.TV.


The Evolution of TechCrunchTV: A Slick NY Studio and the Power of Videoblogging

Launched just over a year ago, now with 1700 videos and millions of streams, TechCrunchTV is expanding with new programming, a state-of-the-art studio at the Aol headquarters in Manhattan and a focus on videoblogging. Launches Weekly Webshow “What’s Trending” with Shira Lazar

LOS ANGELES (via Skype Video) With a new studio in downtown Hollywood and a presenting sponsor in AT&T, launched on Tuesday a weekly Webshow titled "What's Trending"with Shira Lazar.


The Global “Gold Rush” of Online Video: Brightcove Reports 700 Million Monthly Video Views

Some 500 video industry executives from around the globe will descend on Boston next week for Brightcove's three-day PLAY conference.  It will be the first conference run by Brightcove and the show is sold out.


Revision3 is “Biggest” Internet TV Network with 70 Million Monthly Video Views, CEO Jim Louderback

Revision3, the San Francisco-based programmer of lifestyle and technology video shows geared to 13-34 year-old males, is "the largest over-the-top" television network in the United States, says CEO Jim Louderback in this interview with Beet.TV.


Advisory: TechCrunch Readies a Huge “Disruption” on West Side Pier

Next week's three-day "Disrupt" conference on a Manhattan Hudson River pier is on target to pass last year's attendee mark of 1,800, says Erick Schonfeld co-editor of TechCrunch, organizer of the event.  It will be "huge," he tells Beet.TV.


Neulion is “De facto Leader in Live Sports” Programming” via Internet

Neulion is streaming live video over the Internet for the NBA, NHL, NFL, UFC and over 100 college sports programs, making it the "de facto leader in live sports programming,"  says Marc Sokol, EVP.


“Journalists Need to Own the Entire Creative Process,” Hearst CTO Michael Dunn

Journalists today need to "own the entire creative process," not just write and file text stories, says Michael Dunn, CTO of Hearst Interactive, in this interview with Beet.TV.  Video needs to be part of individual reporting, he adds.


New Media Minute

  What are the rules for engagement in the social Web? Social media expert Scott Meldrum of shared his top 3 social dos and don’ts in this week’s New Media Minute. -Daisy Whitney  


Microsoft’s has Integrated Media Platform, Providing OVP Services via Ooyala and Kaltura

Microsoft has recently integrated various video solutions including encoding, server and streaming, digital rights management and player technology into its Media Platform.


Limelight Networks Finds Traction as Online Video Platform

Limelight Networks, the big content delivery network, has become a significant player in the online video platform business since its acquistion of Delve last August.


Le Scoop du Jour: “French Maid TV” Coming to YouTube This Summer

French Maid TV, one of the Web's first and most successful entertainment series, is coming back after a two-year haitus and will be featured on YouTube, part of the YouTube partnership program. 


Microsoft Has First Big Apple iOS Integration with Comcast App for iPad and iPhone

Microsoft has integrated several of its its media platform componenents into the Comcast xFinity App for Apple iOS devices. 


Limelight Reports Big Revenue Surge with Online Video, Mobile Distribution and Cloud Services

Limelight Networks, one of the biggest content delivery networks, has diversified recently into cloud services, mobile distribution and the online video services sector with its acquisition of Delve. 


Gawker Media’s Unconventional Online Video Strategy: Not Sharing

For the past 10 months, Gawker Media has used Viddler to manage its online video distribution. The Viddler player powers Gizmodo, Gawker TV and other properties.


The Semantic Web is Coming to Newsrooms this Summer, Hearst’s CTO Michael Dunn

An industry initiative, lead by The New York Times, the AP and Getty Images, to surface deep data around news content including video, will be introduced in the Hearst newsroom this summer.  


TED’s Gone Global: Videos Now in 88 Languages via Open Translation Project

It's been two years since TED Talks enlisted fans around the globe to translate its videos into many languages through its Open Translation Project powered by dotSub, a crowd-sourced translation platform.


Dailymotion’s U.S. Chief Joy Marcus Joins VC Powerhouse DFJ Gotham

Joy Marcus, who left Dailymotion as U.S. GM in late March, has landed as a parnter at DFJ Gotham, which is part of the powerhouse venture fund Draper Fisher Jurvetson. 


The New York Times to Debut “UGC” Wedding Announcements This Weekend

The New York Times, which features a short article and photo of a couple of dozen newly-weds every Sunday in the Style section, will be adding short videos created by the couples.  The first user-generated video will be published this weekend.


Nielsen Reports First Drop of TVs Owned in 20 Years

Nielsen recently reported that the total number of TVs owned in the United States has dropped for the first time in 20 years to 97 percent of homes down from 99 percent, due in part to cord-cutting.

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