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YouTube reportedly planning 'Unplugged' live TV as soon as 2017

Google’s own, Youtube is planning to launch a new “LIVE TV” subscription service called “Unplugged”, which was reported on Wednesday.

According to Bloomberg, Youtube is currently working a new subscription service called “Unplugged,” and it’s standalone billed TV service. 50 more words

Sumner Redstone Trial Preview: Sex, Steak and Mental Competency

In his headiest days as a corporate titan, Sumner Redstone had his hands in seemingly everything. Nary a story or new program launched in his sprawling media empire — reaching from Simon & Schuster and the CW network to Paramount Pictures and cable outlets like MTV to Nickelodeon — without the wily Bostonian having a say. 1,073 more words


The Changing Face of Advertising

There has been talk for a number of years of advertising dollars shifting from television to the Internet, and it looks like maybe this is finally starting to happen. 726 more words

The Industry

Sumner Redstone to Testify via Video in Health Care Case

UPDATED: Sumner Redstone will not be forced to testify in a trial that begins Friday over his mental competency, but he will give a short videotaped deposition in his home, with a transcript of the proceeding released to the public, a Los Angeles judge ruled Monday. 584 more words


Sumner Redstone Will Testify In Health Care Trial After All

After weeks of will-he-or-won’t-he legal wrangling and posturing, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge today ruled that Sumner Redstone will give testimony in the looming trial over who controls the mogul’s health care and ultimately perhaps who pulls the strings on his approximately $40 billion in corporate assets. 1,120 more words

Breaking News

Walking Away From Conglomerate Media

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by S.A. Prince

What’s journalistic integrity? Where is the line, and how do news outlets under umbrella conglomerates maintain journalistic independence, specifically when owned in part by the power their meant to monitor. 325 more words

New Media’s Shift From Product- to Service-Driven Revenue

Media publishing used to be an “if you build it, they will come” business. Publishers had access to expensive setups, like printing presses and delivery trucks, or scarce goods, like exclusive broadcasting rights. 1,256 more words