If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on PANDORA’s lifespan and how the record industry will ultimately kill webcasting with high royalty rates. ELECTRONIC ARTS (NASD: ERTS) will not extend its bid to acquire TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE (NASD: TTWO) for the sixth time. After learning Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube CABLEVISION now officially owns a 97% share of NEWSDAY. Despite posting a wider net loss for the quarter, Charles Dolan has gone out and made two purchases tolling roughly $1.1 billion dollars ($500 million for Sundance Channel and $632 million Continue Reading →
The DOLAN FAMILY privatization bid for CABLEVISION has been accepted by the board, but still must pass a shareholder vote. A “majority of the minority” must approve the deal. BRIGHTCOVE will syndicate CBS NEWS content across blogs and websites. Syndicates will be allowed to insert clips from CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Continue Reading →

What is Internet Radio?

I am about to do the most technical article I have ever written for general public consumption and I promise not to use one technical word. All you need to know is that everything I am about to discuss can be done by an average 14 year old with a computer and a broadband connection. Continue Reading →

Do You Really Want To Know?

Nielsen Ratings
LET’S PLAY PRETEND FOR A minute. On the count of three, you will know everything there is to know about the viewing habits of your most coveted television audience: what they watch, when they watch, who’s in the room, how long … everything. In fact, since we are pretending, in this fantasy we’re even going Continue Reading →