2014/12/22

FCC proposes rules for online video services providers which allow them to compete with cable and satellite

Wall Stret Journal :: The FCC proposed new regulations on companies that provide subscription video services over the Internet, a move to give the companies access to more TV programming and allow them to compete with cable and satellite.

Read Gautham Nagesh, online.wsj.com

How a 1920s Chicago journalist captured the zeitgeist and what we can learn as Twitter, Instagram users today

The Guardian :: Social media give us the power to create a real-time portrait of our age, just as pioneering journalist Ben Hecht documented his own era.

Read Paul Mason, www.theguardian.com

Sony aims to release 'The Interview,' but how?

The aborted release of “The Interview” has led to follow-up questions for Sony Pictures Entertainment, as the Hollywood studio’s outside attorney insisted the film “will be distributed.” The chief hurdle: how?

Read Erich Schwartzel, www.wsj.com

Not satisfied with just improving photo quality, Google+ will now automatically enhance videos

Digital Journal :: Not satisfied with just improving photo quality, Google+ will now automatically enhance videos added to Google's social platform.

Read Brenton Currie, www.digitaljournal.com

2014/12/21

Australian Radio Network has acquired Fairfax’s 96FM in Perth to complete five capital city offering

mUmBRELLA :: Australian Radio Network has acquired Fairfax’s 96FM in Perth which will be integrated into ARN’s Kiis network completing the network’s five capital city offering.

Read Miranda Ward, mumbrella.com.au

Juergen Todenhoefer, 74, spent 10 days in Isis-controlled territory: what he discovered

Independent.co.uk :: The first Western journalist in the world to be allowed extensive access to Isis territories in Syria and Iraq has returned from the region with a warning: the group is “much stronger and much more dangerous” than anyone in the West realises.

Read Adam Withnall, www.independent.co.uk

Juergen Todenhoefer, 74, spent 10 days in Isis-controlled territory: what he discovered

Independent.co.uk :: The first Western journalist in the world to be allowed extensive access to Isis territories in Syria and Iraq has returned from the region with a warning: the group is “much stronger and much more dangerous” than anyone in the West realises.

Read Adam Withnall, www.independent.co.uk

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