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Saturday, February 28, 2009

TV Nets Face Struggle to Stay Viable

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There it is, right on the front page of the 2/28/09 edition of The New York Times, a column 1 article warning that the nets must change or die. One possible scenario - become cable nets themselves - perhaps leaving their affiliates out in the cold.

(And check out the comments here.)

Posted by Techmanager at 11:42 AM
Categories: Digital Divide

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Local TV Next To Fall ?

"We’ve been wringing hands over newspapers and magazines but TV and radio aren’t far behind. Broadcast is next." says Jeff Jarvis in his Buzz Machine blog.

Posted by Techmanager at 9:31 PM
Categories: Digital Divide

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

USC's ETC Does NextGen Consumer Research

Check out the website and blogs of the The Entertainment Technology Center at USC. The ETC is a consortium funded by the major content, technology, CE and service companies. Their goal is to understand next-gen consumers and explore new opportunities for reaching them with digital content.

The ETC was founded in 1993 at the University of Southern California, with help from George Lucas, with the goal of bringing technology and entertainment visionaries together to collaborate on the future of entertainment technology.

Posted by Techmanager at 9:55 PM
Categories: Digital Divide

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Slowly Pulling Out the Rug

Slowly but surely my cable provider (Cablevision) is yanking analog channels from its basic (no cable box) service. In September it will be the two Public / Government Access channels. You might think that my town government would have something to say about that. But nary a peep has been heard from Town Hall...

Posted by Techmanager at 12:25 PM
Categories: Digital Divide