A recent study from the Yankee Group found that one in eight consumers plan to cut back or ditch entirely their pay TV service this year and live off the Internet only.

This week's New Media Minute looks into why consumers are going cable-free and what challenges this choice will present. eMarketer also weighs in with its latest research on connecting the TV to the PC.

Daisy Whitney

Editor's Note:  Daisy's New Media Minute is produced separately from Beet.TV.  We are pleased to publish this series on our site regularly.  AP