MSNBC.com Targets Facebook, Blogs, Launches New Emeddable Player — Could Have Giant Hit with WH “Crashers” on Today Show
MSNBC.com today introduced a new embeddable player in a move to increase consumption of news video to other locations, notably on Facebook.
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 in Washington, D.C. See the list below:
On Tuesday (12/1) in Washington, Beet.TV will gather an extraordinary group to talk about online video and its role in the evolving news environment.
Business Week has picked TIME.com managing editor Josh Tyrangiel as its new Editor-in-Chief, Tom Lowry reported this morning.
By most accounts, the Internet was born back on October 29, 1969 by two computer scientists, Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn. Cerf is now Google's Chief Internet Evangelist.
Having established iReport three years ago, CNN is the most established mainstream media organization publishing user generated content.
CNN.com has nearly 6 million followers on Twitter, KC Estenson, Sr. VP and General Manager of CNN.com. told Beet.TV in this video interview.
CNN.com has taken notice of the Huffington Post and the Daily Beast as "opinion destinations" and wants to be a "horse in that race," CNN.com General Manager KC Estenson told me last night, after the industry introduction of the revamped CNN.com site. (transcript below)
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 focus on a niche areas and use low cost digital news gathering.
How far has the online video business expanded beyond its entertainment roots? So far that the secretary general of NATO is keeping a video blog to stay connected with member countries…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has been on a quest for several years for the adoption of something he has coined the semantic Web — a data-rich, interconnected Web.
Late last month, the Amsterdam-based museum Ann Frank House launched a channel on YouTube.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt doesn’t accept that his company is a sort of “vampire,” sucking blood out of our newspapers. He says that because Google plays such a central role in the Internet, “we’ve been somewhat used to being blamed for everything.”
So, its official, Twitter has raised $100 million in venture funding. It will be interesting to see how funding will change the company.
Guided by a focus on what today's business headlines mean to jobs, savings, and homes, CNNmoney.com has been profitable with video since it began video operations more than a year ago, Chris Peacock, the site's VP and editor told Beet.TV in a recent interview.
Time.com has grown its video viewership five times in the last year in part by producing unusual and interesting videos that you won't find on a nightly newscast, including a new partnership with popular Web star Ze Frank, the site's Craig Duff, director of multimedia, told us.
One of the last interviews with Ted Kennedy that was done is up on BigThink, the little New York-based start-up which creates and publishes interviews with thought leaders.
It was forty years ago this weekend that Jimi Hendrix closed the Woodstock festival with one of his greatest performances.
The consumer packaged goods giant Kimberly-Clark recently launched a 10-episode Web series on green home improvement tips sponsored by Scott's Natural.
YouTube's "News Near You," a recent addition to the YouTube news page, organizes local news sources as a strip of thumbnail images. YouTube has organized hundreds of news sources into news "portals" in 100 U.S. cities, we have learned.