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“EAGLE SNATCHING KID” SNATCHES 18 MILLION VIEWS

December 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As of this morning (Thursday), a video labeled “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” has been viewed more than 18.6 million times on YouTube. A television show that had drawn a number like that would have been considered a gigantic hit. The video shows what appears to be an eagle soaring over the trees in a park, […]

BARNES & NOBLE LAUNCHES LATEST STREAMING UNIT

September 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Barnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will not be limited to the bookseller’s Nook tablet devices. In a statement, the company said that Warner Bros., Disney, Paramount, […]

ASSOCIATED PRESS DIGITIZING ITS VIDEO ARCHIVES

September 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Hoping to attract more customers for news footage stored in its vaults, the Associated Press said that it has begun transferring to digital media some 70,000 hours of 16mm film and videotape. The film archives comprise 3,000 hours of news clips shot between 1963 and 1980. Because of its relatively high cost — both raw […]

NEWSPAPERS ENHANCING VIDEO CONTENT

August 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal each announced upgrades to their video services on Monday. NYTimes.com was relaunched with a new design, including a larger window for its videos, and a navigation system in which the videos appear in channels based on subjects, including World, U.S., Business, Science, Arts, Opinion, etc. Meanwhile, […]

MORE THAN HALF OF IPAD OWNERS WATCH VIDEO

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Suggesting that size really does matter, a new study by comScore has revealed that 53 percent of iPad and other tablet users watch video or TV shows on their device at least once a month versus 20 percent of smartphone users. In addition, 19.9 percent of the tablet users said that they watched video content […]

WHERE IS FOX PRODUCER RESPONSIBLE FOR OBAMA ATTACK VIDEO?

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Chris White, the Fox News associate producer who was responsible for a four-minute “attack video” aimed at President Obama that aired during the news network’s morning show Fox & Friends, may find himself in career limbo following an outcry from both the right and the left over the video. On Wednesday even some conservative commentators, […]

FOX VIDEO ATTACKS OBAMA; EVEN CONSERVATIVES COMPLAIN

May 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A four-minute video produced by Fox News that attacks the four-year tenure of President Obama has drawn criticism from at least one prominent conservative commentator. Radio talk-show host and newspaper columnist Ed Morrissey said on the conservative media blog Hot Air that the video gives Fox News critics unnecessary ammunition. “If anyone wanted to look […]

THE VOW AS BIG A SURPRISE ON VIDEO AS IN THEATERS

May 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony’s The Vow, an unexpected big hit with $125 million in its theatrical release last February, debuted with equal success on home video last week. The romantic comedy topped both the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart and Home Media Magazine’s rental chart. Actual sales and rental figures are not disclosed by the reporting agencies. […]

NEWS WEBSITES COMPETING WITH TV NEWS

February 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Broadcast and cable news are about to encounter some formidable competition. The New York Times reported on Sunday that some of the nation’s leading news websites, including Politico.com, the HuffingtonPost.com, and the online versions of The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the Times itself are ramping up video operations, including building stages […]

NETFLIX SHARES ZOOM ON EARNINGS REPORT

January 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Netflix shares soared 22 percent on the Nasdaq today (Thursday) to $116.01 after the company reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings of $41 million on a whopping 43-percent increase in revenue of $876 million. The company, which was beleaguered by subscriber losses and analysts’ downgrades after it substantially raised fees for its combined streaming and DVD-by-mail service, […]

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