May 22, 2022

New Report/Infographic: "Cross-Platform Hotspots: Top U.S. Cities for TV, Web and Mobile"

From Nielsen: From bed to the bus, from Portland to Pittsburgh, consumers are embracing all the various video platforms available to them. According to the Nielsen Cross-Platform Report for Q2 2011, roughly half (48%) of Americans now watch video online, compared to 10 percent for mobile and 97 percent for traditional TV. Even with already […]

Film & Television: 'Peyton Place' Finds a Home at the USC Libraries

From the Announcement: The USC Libraries recently acquired the personal archives of television writer, director, and producer Walter Doniger. Doniger is the creator of Peyton Place, a long-running late-night soap opera that aired on ABC from 1964 to 1969. His archives, recently featured in an article by Dan Knapp on the USC News website, document […]

New Guide From Twitter Now Online: "Twitter For Newsrooms"

Not much here for seasoned users but this guide will be very helpful in getting new users  (journalists and just about everyone else) familiar with Twitter has to offer. Direct to Twitter For Newsrooms (#TfN) The Guide Begins By Stating: We want to make our tools easier to use so you can focus on your […]

Syracuse University Library To Receive Ted Koppel Collection

From the Syracuse U. Library: Ted Koppel, original anchor of the ground-breaking ABC News program Nightline, has agreed to make a donation of videotapes and other items he has prepared or received during his career in broadcast journalism to the Syracuse University Library. [Clip] The donation consists primarily of videotapes and also includes certain correspondence, […]

The Paywall: NY Times Announces Digital Subscription Plan

From a NY Times Article by Jeremy Peters: Beginning March 28, visitors to will be able to read 20 articles a month without paying, a limit that company executives said was intended to draw in subscription revenue from the most loyal readers while not driving away the casual visitors who make up the vast […]

"BBC to Create Online Archives for Axed Foreign-Language Services"

From a Post by Sarah Marshall: An archive of broadcasts from BBC World Service radio stations due to be axed is being made available online. Services involved in the archive plans include BBC Para Africa, the Portuguese service for Africa, which has made audio and photos from its 72-year-history available on its website. A […]

New From comScore: 2010 Canada Digital Year in Review

The report was released today and is available from the comScore web site. It’s a free download but you’ll have to register. A summary is available on the comScore blog. comScore presents the 2010 Canada Digital Year in Review, its annual report on the prevailing digital trends of the past year and their implications for […]