Wall Street Journal & BBC News Using TouchCast Interactive Video

TouchCast, the interactive video platform co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld, has been gaining traction in use by the BBC. Now it is announcing The Wall Street Journal will also use the innovative new service. TouchCast lets video producers embed interactive web elements including images, maps, web pages and other videos inside digital video, […]

 

WSJ Live’s New Anchor: Digital News Is Less “Dumbed Down”

Tanya Rivero, a recent addition to the WSJ Live team who was most recently an anchor with ABC News Now, hosts Lunch Break, WSJ Live’s noontime news program, which Rivero says gives her the opportunity to work on a wide range of stories. We spoke with Rivero in this interview with Beet.TV at the Wall Street Journal […]

 

WSJ’s Murray Wants Dialogue with Viewers

Sara Murray, an anchor for WSJ Live, says she wants to have a conversation with her viewers. Murray, who led a panel of women entrepreneurs at the Wall Street Journal NewFront on Friday, hosts the 4p.m. “breaking news” show for WSJ Live, which mixes of-the-moment news with lighter topics. We spoke with Murray at the […]

 

WSJ Touts New Tablet Video Magazine at NewFronts

It’s that time of the year when online publishers present their upcoming products and services in the form of so-called “NewFronts” events. In its NewFronts, The Wall Street Journal announced a video segment about how technology drives hope and health, a data- and animation-driven short video series, a new tablet video magazine and a documentary […]