Tagged: video/TV

Multimedia on the new Digg 0

Multimedia on the new Digg

Digg, the much-imitated social media site, will widen its media field – apparently new updates are being installed this very minute – by adding podcasts and video, writes Richard MacManus at Read/Write Web. With...

Niklas Zennström: I don't think newspapers are dead 0

Niklas Zennström: I don't think newspapers are dead

Robert Andrews at journalism.co.uk reports from Le Web 3 in Paris, where Skype founder Niklas Zennström spoke yesterday. Swedish entrepreneur Mr Zennström is revered for producing disruptive effects in traditional media industries after having...

Success for Swedish video clip site 0

Success for Swedish video clip site

Swedish video clip site Fejmtv, launched by TV 4 two weeks ago, already has 750 000 clip views. Although modest numbers in an international perspective, it’s quite a lot in a country of 9...

Eye witness accounts – a natural choice for newsdesks to embrace citizen media 0

Eye witness accounts – a natural choice for newsdesks to embrace citizen media

Yahoo and Reuters are asking for photos and videoclips from eyewitnesses in a new joint project called You Witness. Reuters write: “There is already a lot of quality amateur journalism being created by our...

Gregg Spiridellis: We’re in the silent film era of the online medium 0

Gregg Spiridellis: We’re in the silent film era of the online medium

In a new book about online video, Gregg Spiridellis of JibJab media is interviewed about the phenomenon of viral spread of video clips. If you create something that’s interesting enough to a lot of...

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News 0

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News

BBC News 24’s launch of Your News, a tv news program to be made up of user-generated content, marks another step in the convergence of citizen and established media. The pilot of the show...