Iranian and Russian 24-Hour English-Language News Channels Gaining Traction via the Web, Russia is Huge on YouTube

LONDON – State-supported, English-language Russia Today (RT) and Iran’s Press TV are building a “loyal following” via the live news aggregator Livestation, says the company’s CEO Lippe Oosterhof in this segement from the recent Beet.TV video journalism summit at the Financial Times.

 
 

CNN is Expanding Web Original Programming

LONDON — Seeking more commercial opportunities and an audience not necessarily driven by breaking news, CNN has been producing a range of Web original programming from branded, advertiser-centric content to editorial projects, says Pete Bale, GM of CNN Digital International, in this segment from our recent video journalism summit at the headquarters of the Financial […]

 
 

The Guardian Nears 10 Million Monthly Video Views

LONDON – The Guardian has been serviing 5-10 million monthly video views, says Stephen Folwell Director, Business Development and Brand Extensions for Guardian News & Media, in this segment from the recent Beet.TV video journalism summit at the Financial Times.

 
 

Reuters’ Beitchman: The Next Big Marketplace for News Video is Corporate Sites

LONDON — As brands are increasingly becoming publishers, the marketplace for video news on corporate sites is growing quickly, says Greg Beitchman, Head of Multimedia for Thomson Reuters , in this segment from our recent video journalism summit at headquarters of the Financial Times.

 
 

The AP Has a Billion Views on YouTube, “Seven Figures” in Revenue, Surfing Goats Could Be Big

LONDON — YouTube has become a “seven figure” business for the Associated Press says Sandy MacIntyre, Vice President and Director of International Video News, in this segment from our recent video journalism summit at the headquarters of the Financial Times.

 
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