Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm

The conventions weren't just live, they were virtual. ABC News, CNN and The Huffington Post all published VR and 360-degree videos to give viewers a more immersive snapshot. Also on the topic of video, Insider editor-in-chief Nicholas Carlson joined us on this week’s episode of the Digiday Podcast to discuss how they've managed to hit more than a billion views in a few short months (hint: Facebook). Meanwhile, a more basic tech has also caught on in media newsrooms lately: The humble email. The newsletter editor has emerged as a person of prominence on the masthead. The post Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore

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