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As Zucker Starts at CNN, a Familiar (and Deep) Voice Is Heard

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As Zucker Starts at CNN, a Familiar (and Deep) Voice Is Heard: Brian Stelter for NYT: Fans of CNN may have noticed over the weekend that James Earl Jones's voice is back, proclaiming "This is CNN" in his authoritative baritone. Its restoration was a symbolic first act by Jeff Zucker,...
As Zucker Starts at CNN, a Familiar (and Deep) Voice Is Heard

Tumblr Is Now Hiring Writers To Cover Tumblr

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Tumblr has hired Chris Mohney, a senior VP for content at Blackbook, and Jessica Bennett, a senior writer and editor at Newsweek/The Daily Beast, to cover... well, Tumblr. As we reported, Tumblr had plans to hire an editorial team to cover its content, and the New York Times' Brian...
Tumblr Is Now Hiring Writers To Cover Tumblr

IAC-Backed Company Aereo Offers A New Take On Internet-Based TV (IACI)

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Aereo, a new start-up with $20.5 million in funding led by Barry Diller's IAC, is offering New York City-area customers a way to watch broadcast TV over the Internet, Brian Stelter reports for the New York Times. The company's service will cost customers $12 a month and allow them...
IAC-Backed Company Aereo Offers A New Take On Internet-Based TV (IACI)

GigaOM and GigaOM Pro head to SXSW

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SXSW is just around the corner, and this year’s Interactive conference continues to expand. Amid the battles for the best party-finding app, where to score the best steak tacos, and which Austin startups to watch, there is the actual conference to attend. After registered SXSW Interactive attendees exceeded the number...
GigaOM and GigaOM Pro head to SXSW

So Far, Brian Stelter Gives New CNN Boss Jeff Zucker A 'C'

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CNN had a really bad week in Boston. Like, really bad. Despite all this, though, star media reporter for The New York Times Brian Stelter gives new CNN boss Jeff Zucker a "C." Stelter tells us why he gives Zucker an average grade so far:    <div>Please enable Javascript to...
So Far, Brian Stelter Gives New CNN Boss Jeff Zucker A 'C'

Microsoft and NBC Call it Quits, for Real: Here's the MSNBC.com Divorce Filing

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The MSNBC.com divorce hasn’t gotten quite as much ink as Tom and Katie, but it’s certainly been well-covered. Now both sides are making it official. Official statements below, but here are the relevant details: *Microsoft and NBC created MSNBC as a joint venture all the way back in 1996, in...
Microsoft and NBC Call it Quits, for Real: Here's the MSNBC.com Divorce Filing

Daily Report: Netflix Transitions to TV Shows

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Netflix has transformed itself into primarily an Internet streaming service for television shows, not feature films, with TV series now accounting for more than half of all Netflix viewing, reports Brian Stelter on Tuesday in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Netflix Transitions to TV Shows

In Case You're Worried About The TV Business, The "Today Show" Raked In $485 Million Of Revenue Last Year

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The New York Times and Wall Street Journal both published articles today describing how NBC News' ratings are slipping. And the ratings not just slipping relative to the competition: The competition's ratings are slipping, too. NBC Nightly News is down 11% year over year in the key 25-54 year-old demographic,...
In Case You're Worried About The TV Business, The "Today Show" Raked In $485 Million Of Revenue Last Year

News Corp Threatens To Take Fox Shows To A Paid Cable Network If It Loses Its Lawsuit Against Aereo (NWS)

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News Corp's COO Chase Carey told attendees at the National Association of Broadcasters conference today that the company could move Fox programming to a paid cable network if it loses its lawsuit against Aereo. Aereo is an app that retransmits over the air broadcast signals to mobile devices, meaning you...
News Corp Threatens To Take Fox Shows To A Paid Cable Network If It Loses Its Lawsuit Against Aereo (NWS)
'24' is back: Fox reviving hit series for 12 episodes in May 2014

Daily Report: Start-Up Aims to Stream Pay TV Onto Web Devices

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A start-up is introducing a way to move a whole subscription's worth of TV onto the Web, with or without the subscription company's permission, reports Brian Stelter in Monday's New York Times....
Daily Report: Start-Up Aims to Stream Pay TV Onto Web Devices

Hulu iPad App in the Works, May Be Used to Test Subscriptions

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Brian Stelter and Brad Stone, reporting for the NYT: People briefed on Hulu’s plan believe it may test the subscription approach with its iPad app. They could not say when such an application might be available. [Hulu CEO Jason] Kilar declined to talk about any future Hulu products, but he...
Hulu iPad App in the Works, May Be Used to Test Subscriptions

Brian Stelter: Willie Geist Will Replace Matt Laurer On The Today Show By January 2015 (CMSCA)

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New York Times reporter Brian Stelter is the authority on morning show television. He's just written a book about it called Top Of The Morning. The deeply sourced book's central focus is the ratings war between ABC's Good Morning America, long-term underdog, and NBC's Today show, the 15-year champion that eventually lost...
Brian Stelter: Willie Geist Will Replace Matt Laurer On The Today Show By January 2015 (CMSCA)

In Case You Thought TV Was Dying...

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There has been a lot of talk about the death of the TV business over the past 10 years, including on this site. (I myself, for example, have written several articles on this topic.) And the TV business is indeed beginning to change in ways that will change the status...
In Case You Thought TV Was Dying...

NBC Is In Such Rough Shape, It Could Just Stop Broadcasting

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NBC's prime time ratings stink and it's morning show is in turmoil. Can it survive? New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter tells us the best and worst case scenario for NBC below:    <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Produced by Business Insider Video Please follow The Wire...
NBC Is In Such Rough Shape, It Could Just Stop Broadcasting

Daily Report: A New Way to Deliver a TV Drama

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Binge-viewing, empowered by DVD box sets and Netflix subscriptions, has become such a popular way for Americans to watch TV that it is beginning to influence the ways the stories are told and how they are distributed, reports Brian Stelter in Friday's New York Times....
Daily Report: A New Way to Deliver a TV Drama

Brian Stelter: Matt Lauer's Career Isn't Over, But He Won't Be Hosting The Today Show In 2015

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Brian Stelter, author of Top Of The Morning, tells us why everyone hates Matt Lauer, whether he'll stay on the show, and what it all means for the future of the Today Show:    <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Produced by Business Insider Video Please follow The Wire...
Brian Stelter: Matt Lauer's Career Isn't Over, But He Won't Be Hosting The Today Show In 2015

The sledgehammer of usage-based billing

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Brian Stelter’s article today, “Sweeping Effects as Broadband Moves To Meters,” illuminates a part of the local cable monopoly story for high-speed Internet access and the consequences of this power for America’s future. There is an epic narrative here that is worth a full-length action movie. Or two. (Who would...
The sledgehammer of usage-based billing

Citizen coverage of Hawaii tsunami?

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Like 23K others, I'm watching a live stream of a Honolulu television station previewing the tsunami that's likely to hit Hawaii in the next couple of hours. I wondered on Twitter if any of the news orgs are launching helicopters to provide a view of the surge making landfall. Brian...
Citizen coverage of Hawaii tsunami?

Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt confirms Al Jazeera has acquired the television network

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Joel Hyatt, a co-founder of US-based Current TV, has reportedly confirmed in a memo to his staff that Al Jazeera will be acquiring the eight-year-old television network. The New York Times’ Brian Stelter tweeted out the report saying the acquisition deal was done. It was reported in the New York Times...
Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt confirms Al Jazeera has acquired the television network

11 Internet Week Events You Don't Wanna Miss!

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Get ready...
11 Internet Week Events You Don't Wanna Miss!

Brian Stelter On Fired Today Show Host Ann Curry: 'She Wasn't Good At The Job'

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New York Times reporter Brian Stelter has a new book out called Top Of The Morning. In it, he explains how NBC's Today show finally gave up a 15-year ratings winnings streak against ABC's Good Morning America. We had Stelter in for an interview and asked him who deserves the...
Brian Stelter On Fired Today Show Host Ann Curry: 'She Wasn't Good At The Job'

Daily Report: The Trouble With Limits on Broadband

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The broadband era began with the expectation that Internet connections were like all-you-can-eat buffets. But as Brian Stelter reports in Wednesday's New York Times, people are now being prodded to think about how much they're consuming....
Daily Report: The Trouble With Limits on Broadband

Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

CNN looks to former NBC boss to fix flailing network

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CNN is reportedly hiring the former CEO of NBC-Universal, Jeffrey Zucker, to help rescue the TV network from low ratings and a long-running identity crisis. HE’S BACK!!! Jeff Zucker in advanced talks for top job at CNN… plu.gd/zsa — Drudge Siren (@Drudge_Siren) November 28, 2012 The choice of Zucker, whose...
CNN looks to former NBC boss to fix flailing network

Social Media Week Kicks Off Monday

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Did you get your tickets yet? Social media geeks get ready: Social Media Week officially kicks off around the world in Miami, Copenhagen, Doha, New York, Paris, Lagos, Washington DC, Milan, Singapore, Hamburg and Tokyo on Monday. It will end on Feb. 22, and will include everything from speakers...
Social Media Week Kicks Off Monday

'The Revolution Begins Here': MSNBC's First Broadcast, July 1996

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The network's first day of news reporting involved Boris Yeltsin and Bob Dole. Late yesterday, news broke that NBC and Microsoft would be parting ways. The erstwhile MSNBC.com now redirects to NBCNews.com -- a transition that signifies, The New York Times's Brian Stelter writes, "the end of a relationship between...
'The Revolution Begins Here': MSNBC's First Broadcast, July 1996

What It's Like Being A 27-Year-Old Hot Shot At The New York Times (And Having The Paper Trash Your Book)

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New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter is a marvel. He is one of the paper's higest profile reporters - and he's only 27-years-old. David Carr, who writes a column on media for the paper, once said: "I still can't get over the feeling that Brian Stelter was a robot...
What It's Like Being A 27-Year-Old Hot Shot At The New York Times (And Having The Paper Trash Your Book)

NimbleTV: Another Start-up Ready to Give You TV Everywhere

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Screengrab A new TV Everywhere-oriented start-up, NimbleTV, begins beta-testing its service in New York City on Monday. One question about this new bid to give TV junkies an easy, anytime fix is will they be sued like Aereo? After all, as Brian Stelter reports in his Times article about NimbleTV, the services have...
NimbleTV: Another Start-up Ready to Give You TV Everywhere

Media Decoder: New Internet TV Network to Feature Larry King

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Carlos Slim Helú, the Mexican billionaire, is financing an Internet television network called Ora.tv that will feature Larry King, the former CNN interviewer, in a return to the interviewer's chair, reports Brian Stelter in Media Decoder....
Media Decoder: New Internet TV Network to Feature Larry King
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