LeWeb: Ben Huh on why old media can't do new formats Paid Members Public
What can publisher learn from the memes of I Can Has Cheezburger? More than you think, according to CEO Ban Huh.
YouTube celebs: the consumer mags of the future? Paid Members Public
A music label is suing YouTube star Michelle Phan [http://michellephan.com] for using its music [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28418449]: > The label and its publishing arm claim she has used about 50 of their songs without permission in her YouTube videos and on her own website.
Press Gazette's double standards Paid Members Public
Noted in an otherwise positive story about Matt Hill crowdfunding a rebooted Media Talk podcast [http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/axed-guardian-media-talk-podcast-producer-takes-less-month-gather-year-long-funding] : > Asked by Press Gazette last month whether The Guardian’s decision to axe Media Talk was an indication that podcasts have had their day, Hill said: “Actually I
Brighton's digerati: understanding the media continuum Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/01/brighton-digital-observer-3469.html] It was lovely to see the Brighton digital sector highlighted in The Observer [http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/12/brighton-leading-tech-startups] a week ago. With all the fuss about Tech City, interesting online stuff happening elsewhere is all-too-often
Another (useful) media metaphor Paid Members Public
A predictably insightful and inspiring post from Mr Mayfield [http://www.antonymayfield.com/2011/09/15/media-industry-needs-its-architects/]: > It occurs to me that media and marketing businesses are like the master craftsmen of old. Master masons in the middle ages created cathedrals and castles of staggering scale and beauty. >
It's Change Or Die Time For Media Companies Paid Members Public
When publishers first went online, and when new online publishers set up, they basically recreated magazines and newspapers online – they didn’t create anything that was fundementally tailored to the new medium. In fact, it’s much like the early days of the printing press, when many of the first