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  • For the past four years, I’ve been teaching a New Media Business for media course at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. It was originally open just to postgraduate students, but a few years ago we opened it to select upperclassmen, too. Some 250 students have taken the course. Approximately half were from the Newhouse School’s Media Management […]

    New Media Business Course Syllabi

    For the past four years, I’ve been teaching a New Media Business for media course at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. It was originally open just to postgraduate students, but a few years ago we opened it to select upperclassmen, too. Some 250 students have taken the course. Approximately half were from the Newhouse School’s Media Management […]

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  • One of the few people whose New Media work I loyally follow is the British web publishing pioneer Danny Meadows-Klue. I first met Klue during the mid-1990s when he was online publisher of  The Daily Telegraph (www.telegraph.co.uk). Since that job, he has co-founded the UK and European Interactive Advertising Bureaus (elected their president four times before serving as the first chief executive […]

    My Thanks to Danny Meadows-Klue

    One of the few people whose New Media work I loyally follow is the British web publishing pioneer Danny Meadows-Klue. I first met Klue during the mid-1990s when he was online publisher of  The Daily Telegraph (www.telegraph.co.uk). Since that job, he has co-founded the UK and European Interactive Advertising Bureaus (elected their president four times before serving as the first chief executive […]

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  • Whenever anyone from the traditional media industries writes, blogs, or tweets about Social Media, they miss the point. I find this so exasperating that I want to stab them with the point. Here is my thrust: When newspaper, magazine, radio, and television folks write or speak about Social Media, they consider Social Media as sideshows or separate from traditional media. They […]

    The Epochal Change That The Rise of Social Media Demarcates

    Whenever anyone from the traditional media industries writes, blogs, or tweets about Social Media, they miss the point. I find this so exasperating that I want to stab them with the point. Here is my thrust: When newspaper, magazine, radio, and television folks write or speak about Social Media, they consider Social Media as sideshows or separate from traditional media. They […]

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  • Besides the BBC's 'Story Fix,' is there any other news organizations that are starting to create a truly unique podcasting format?

    Podcasting As A Truly Unique News Format

    Besides the BBC's 'Story Fix,' is there any other news organizations that are starting to create a truly unique podcasting format?

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  • Today's Goodies: A webcast of Bob 'Thorn in the Side of the Newspaper Industry' Cauthorn; a Gordon Parks retrospective in The Digital Journalist; brilliant coverage by the Houston Chronicle and El País; Miami Herald Miami Herald Executive Editor Tom Fiedler's memo to his staff; Heidi Cohen on what advertisers should do now that publishers of printed periodicals are finally getting serious about shifting their business online; The Tyndall Report on ABC, CBS, and NBC news; Eight Diagram's interviews with photographers & writers; and my beta test of Google Content Blocker.

    Today's Goodies: Cauthorn Webcast; Parks Retrospective

    Today's Goodies: A webcast of Bob 'Thorn in the Side of the Newspaper Industry' Cauthorn; a Gordon Parks retrospective in The Digital Journalist; brilliant coverage by the Houston Chronicle and El País; Miami Herald Miami Herald Executive Editor Tom Fiedler's memo to his staff; Heidi Cohen on what advertisers should do now that publishers of printed periodicals are finally getting serious about shifting their business online; The Tyndall Report on ABC, CBS, and NBC news; Eight Diagram's interviews with photographers & writers; and my beta test of Google Content Blocker.

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  • British TV reviewer turned internet guru, John Naughton, foresees the end of traditional broadcasting and the rise of a new media ecology amid unending change. He names a few of its characteristics he foresees, in a Guardian essay (free registration required) that’s adapted from the UK Marketing Society’s Annual Lecture he delivered on February 28th. Worth reading. Tweet

    John Naughton on the End of Traditional Broadcasting

    British TV reviewer turned internet guru, John Naughton, foresees the end of traditional broadcasting and the rise of a new media ecology amid unending change. He names a few of its characteristics he foresees, in a Guardian essay (free registration required) that’s adapted from the UK Marketing Society’s Annual Lecture he delivered on February 28th. Worth reading. Tweet

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  • The New York Observer compares online usage data about the U.S. news networks’ websites and notes that CNN, though losing television audience to FoxNews, is trouncing FoxNews online. That’s particularly important, according to CNN.com senior vice president and general manager David Payne: “The data is pretty clear. The broadcast-news ratings chart just drops and drops and drops. For cable, it’s […]

    CNN, Losing on the Air, Winning Online.

    The New York Observer compares online usage data about the U.S. news networks’ websites and notes that CNN, though losing television audience to FoxNews, is trouncing FoxNews online. That’s particularly important, according to CNN.com senior vice president and general manager David Payne: “The data is pretty clear. The broadcast-news ratings chart just drops and drops and drops. For cable, it’s […]

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  • I'm one of 23 Americans with a speech chosen for publication in the reference book 'Representative American Speeches 2004-2005'. Its publishers chose my remarks from the 'Reinventing the Local TV Station: Ground-Breaking Ideas from Innovative Thinkers' panel during the Broadcast Education Association's session at the National Association of Broadcasters annual conference last year.

    Representative Speeches

    I'm one of 23 Americans with a speech chosen for publication in the reference book 'Representative American Speeches 2004-2005'. Its publishers chose my remarks from the 'Reinventing the Local TV Station: Ground-Breaking Ideas from Innovative Thinkers' panel during the Broadcast Education Association's session at the National Association of Broadcasters annual conference last year.

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  • We’re pleased that the agreement we setup between MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and Critical Mention received such good publicity today. It was the top headline in MediaPost Media Daily News and in CBS MarketWatch’s Frank Barnako’s Internet Daily. Media News Daily‘s lead was particularly nice: IN A POTENTIALLY IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT for the licensing of TV content on the Web, a major producer […]

    First CM Deal Received Good Publicity Today

    We’re pleased that the agreement we setup between MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and Critical Mention received such good publicity today. It was the top headline in MediaPost Media Daily News and in CBS MarketWatch’s Frank Barnako’s Internet Daily. Media News Daily‘s lead was particularly nice: IN A POTENTIALLY IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT for the licensing of TV content on the Web, a major producer […]

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  • On May 16th, Infinity Broadcasting’s KYCY-AM in San Francisco will drop its talk radio format and switch to broadcasting its listeners’ own podcasts. It’ll also stream those podcasts from the domain KYOURADIO.com Open Source Radio. Beginning today, listeners will be able to upload their podcasts of varying lengths for free at KYOURADIO>com, where podcasts will be chosen by the broadcaster. […]

    SF Radio To Play Podcasts; Other Radio Stations to Stream Videos

    On May 16th, Infinity Broadcasting’s KYCY-AM in San Francisco will drop its talk radio format and switch to broadcasting its listeners’ own podcasts. It’ll also stream those podcasts from the domain KYOURADIO.com Open Source Radio. Beginning today, listeners will be able to upload their podcasts of varying lengths for free at KYOURADIO>com, where podcasts will be chosen by the broadcaster. […]

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  • b>Adrian Holovaty shows how to receive the BBC’s RSS feeds. Tweet

    How to Receive the BBC's RSS Feeds

    b>Adrian Holovaty shows how to receive the BBC’s RSS feeds. Tweet

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  • GMTV — which promotes itself as ‘Britain’s Biggest Breakfast Show’ — has launched what NewMediaAge describes as the UK’s first commercial Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) that circumvent UK mobile network carriers’ ‘walled gardens’ business models and delivers content directly to mobile phone users. Thrice weekly, GMTV viewers who register for the service receive messages from GMTV’s Summer Food program. Each […]

    UK's GMTV Launches Commercial MMS Services

    GMTV — which promotes itself as ‘Britain’s Biggest Breakfast Show’ — has launched what NewMediaAge describes as the UK’s first commercial Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) that circumvent UK mobile network carriers’ ‘walled gardens’ business models and delivers content directly to mobile phone users. Thrice weekly, GMTV viewers who register for the service receive messages from GMTV’s Summer Food program. Each […]

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  • GoConnect of Australia, which already provides streaming videos to Pocket PC mobile phone using GPRS phone networks, is also offering those videos to those users on less expensive WiFi local networks there, too. GoConnect’s m-Vision streaming service currently includes Austrialian business and sports news, horoscopes, and music videos. Earlier this year, The Age reported that some 16,000 users worldwide had […]

    Pocket PC Streaming Video on GPRS and WiFi

    GoConnect of Australia, which already provides streaming videos to Pocket PC mobile phone using GPRS phone networks, is also offering those videos to those users on less expensive WiFi local networks there, too. GoConnect’s m-Vision streaming service currently includes Austrialian business and sports news, horoscopes, and music videos. Earlier this year, The Age reported that some 16,000 users worldwide had […]

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  • ABC News has removed its live feed from Yahoo Platinum and made RealNetworks the only Internet hub with its around-the-clock Webcast, according to The Wall Street Journal [a paid-subscription Web site] yesterday. Yahoo Platinum will continue to offer other streaming television programs from ABC News, not the live news feed. Yahoo Platinum and RealNetworks each charge consumers subscription fees to […]

    ABC News Switches Around-the-Clock Portals

    ABC News has removed its live feed from Yahoo Platinum and made RealNetworks the only Internet hub with its around-the-clock Webcast, according to The Wall Street Journal [a paid-subscription Web site] yesterday. Yahoo Platinum will continue to offer other streaming television programs from ABC News, not the live news feed. Yahoo Platinum and RealNetworks each charge consumers subscription fees to […]

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  • O2 tries out mobile video. 02 becomes the latest mobile firm to trial video clips via phones, including highlights of Arsenal matches. Tweet

    02 Tries Mobile Video

    O2 tries out mobile video. 02 becomes the latest mobile firm to trial video clips via phones, including highlights of Arsenal matches. Tweet

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