Tag: video/TV

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media

• October 23, 2008 • Comments (0)
12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media

12seconds.tv, a lifestreaming/commentary/microblogging service in video format currently in beta, is becoming a popular tool for bringing people’s opinion to established media sites. The site’s built on really short video clips (12 seconds, duh!) recorded by webcams or cellphones. Quick and simple ways to publish oneself, and the time restriction takes away some of the […]

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YouTube gets new citizen media channel – and beef over censorship

• June 10, 2008 • Comments (1)

Going through old posts on Beta Alfa’s blog, I found a post about YouTube’s new Citizen Media channel, Citizen News. They’ve appointed a News Manager and aim to collect news from citizen sources in one place, as a citizen news and interviews channel. News Manager Olivia M calls out: So here’s where I turn to […]

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Traditional media steps out on YouTube

• September 18, 2007 • Comments (0)

Swedish state television (SVT) now has a YouTube channel. Previously Norway’s state tv has established itself on YouTube too, along with the BBC, writes Martin Jönsson. Jönsson calls it a fumbling effort on SVT’s behalf, though. He writes (my translation): It is of course too early to write a review, other than that it’s a […]

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André is a Geek Movie Director – and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it

• September 5, 2007 • Comments (3)
André is a Geek Movie Director - and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it

A young Swedish guy is setting an example for how upcoming film directors could work online. André Hedetoft is going to make a low-budget superhero internet series, and he’s using blogs and social networking sites to get the funding and the buzz needed to get going. A couple of months ago, André posted a challenge […]

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Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project

• May 15, 2007 • Comments (0)
Geo-stories, the result of the Brighton multimedia project

In December I wrote about the multimedia project in Brighton which is a collaboration between the University of Brighton, Nokia, Ymogen and the BBC. Today the result was released as Geo-stories, a set of geo-tagged photos and film clips brought together as a kind of multimedia story on this site. If the goal was to […]

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Congdon laughingly breaks the rules of journalism – gets fatherly piece of advice

• March 23, 2007 • Comments (0)

Interesting piece by Daniel Terdiman on Cnet about Amanda Congdon‘s refusal to live by journalistic rules/standards, even after starting working for ABC News. there’s a bit of a kerfuffle going on right now in light of revelations that even as she has been producing stories for ABCNews.com, she has also been performing in infomercials for […]

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YouTube awards site now live

• March 20, 2007 • Comments (0)
YouTube awards site now live

It looks like there was simply a delay in publishing the YouTube Video Awards site. It’s live now.

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YouTube Video Awards announced… or are they?

• March 19, 2007 • Comments (1)

A recent news story from the Associated Press, rewritten by Swedish news agency Pressens Mediaservice and published in Dagens Nyheter, has got me quite confused. The story is about Youtube Video Awards. According to AP reporter Jake Coyle, YouTube is announcing their video awards today, with nominees in seven categories: most creative, most inspirational, best […]

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Al Gore brings Current TV to the UK and Ireland

• March 13, 2007 • Comments (1)
Al Gore brings Current TV to the UK and Ireland

Current TV, the interactive tv network founded by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2005, has now launched its UK version. With air time on both Sky and Virgin Media platforms in the UK and Ireland, the channel can add 10 million homes covered to its 40 million in the US. Company chairman Al Gore […]

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MTV Movie Awards adds new category for user-generated content

• March 13, 2007 • Comments (0)

Mark Burnett Productions, Yahoo and MTV today announced a new category at the MTV Movie Awards for user-generated content, “Best Movie Spoof”. The clips are to be parodies of films from the past year. Submissions for the award will be collected on a microsite that is to launch on April 23. “The ability to create […]

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Citizen journalists banned from video reporting of violence in France

• March 7, 2007 • Comments (2)

In France, neither filming nor broadcasting violent content is allowed for anyone else than professional journalists. This is the result of a law that’s recently been approved by the French Constitutional Council, writes InfoWorld. This disturbing news has met with outrage from bloggers and anyone concerned about free speech. The fact that the decision was […]

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One more tv channel launches video clip site

• February 26, 2007 • Comments (2)
One more tv channel launches video clip site

Everybody just has to have them, it seems. Social media in the shape of video clips from our fun everyday moments are hot. The next big media site to take the step is Sweden’s Kanal 5 (channel 5), who now have announced that Klippshowen is live on their site, and that it will be coupled […]

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