Why TV Networks May Be Afraid of Investigative Stories

his has been the autumn of discontent for investigative TV journalists. Ronan Farrow’s bestselling book “Catch and Kill” detailed his Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-02 18:00:13 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hold on to your Nebulas: Ken Liu’s short stories are coming to TV.

Ken Liu, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of more acclaimed SFF short stories than you can shake a futuristic stick at, will soon be bringing his expansive imagination to the small screen. As Publishers Marketplace announced earlier today, AMC has acquired the rights to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-13 14:30:21 UTC ]
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Networks Luck out as bereft Colts are limited to just three national TV windows

Welcome to another edition of Ad Age Sports Media Marketing Brief, a weekly roundup of news from every zone of the sports media spray chart, including the latest on broadcast/cable/streaming, sponsorships, endorsements, gambling and tech. Luck has nothing to do with it While Andrew Luck’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-29 21:57:17 UTC ]
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This Just In: Magazines Are Not TV Networks

Recalling my 25 years covering the magazine industry’s tortured migration to digital, TV envy first became evident in the early 2000s. Whatever online scale many print brands achieved in their early efforts were quickly overshadowed by the sheer on-air promotional heft of cable brands like... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-28 17:56:47 UTC ]
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TV networks jam in more commercials despite vows to cut back

Notice more TV ads lately? You’re not imagining it. The amount of commercial time on cable TV keeps increasing as networks try to make up for shrinking audiences by stuffing more ads into every hour of television. That’s despite years of promises to cut back on ads. Last quarter, commercial... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-02 17:18:39 UTC ]
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Apple's long-awaited streaming TV service to offer Oprah, Amazing Stories

Oprah Winfrey brings documentaries and Book Club, Steven Spielberg brings thrills and chills to Apple TV Plus. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish TV star Ryan Tubridy pens Christmas jumper story

Walker Books will next month publish a Christmas story by Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy, with illustrations by Chris Judge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kidman to adapt Ahern's feminist short stories for TV

Nicole Kidman and the team behind “Big Little Lies” are helping to adapt Cecelia Ahern’s upcoming short story collection into a TV show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS 'Frontline' special 'The Facebook Dilemma' outpaces the scary stories on other networks

AMC may think it’s cornered the horror market with an upcoming documentary series produced by Eli Roth, but in terms of providing timely, real-life scares, PBS’ “Frontline” looks tough to beat with its latest two-part investigation, “The Facebook Dilemma.” With a well-earned reputation for... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elisabeth Murdoch’s Vertical Networks shoots for TV, books

Vertical Networks will have 10 shows on Snapchat and Facebook this year. But it's also looking to bring those shows to other forms of media, including TV and books. The post Elisabeth Murdoch’s Vertical Networks shoots for TV, books appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thursday's TV highlights: 'Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story' and more

SERIES Movie Night With Karlie Kloss The supermodel and her celebrity guests watch flicks, play games and gab in this new series. First up, 2002’s “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” 6:30 p.m. Freeform The Perfect Suspect The debut installment of this true-crime series tells the tale of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge's short stories optioned for TV

A former judge's collection of satirical short stories, entitled Walden of Bermondsey, has been optioned for television by Revelation Content and Media Limited. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks StoryTime app narrates children's stories on your Apple TV

To encourage parents and kids to read together, Apple has debuted a new app for tvOS. The iBooks StoryTime app features "Read-Aloud" tool that narrates books and flips pages automatically. For the times when you'd rather read to your child yourself,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Bringing Its Ad Network to Apple TV and Roku

Facebook is bringing its ad network to Apple TV and beyond.The social network is feeling for new advertising ground in Apple TV and Roku by delivering ads to apps on those streaming video platforms, according to people familiar with the plans.The test represents an expansion of Facebook Audience... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Target's Holiday Campaign Brings a Magical Story to Life Across TV, Digital and Its Stores

Target's taking kids and grown-ups alike on a "holiday odyssey," one that brings shopping and storytelling together in digitally fueled new ways. The Minneapolis-based retailer's 2015 campaign from 72andSunny is rooted in a digital children's book narrated by actor Neil Patrick Harris. The... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV review: Netflix's dark 'Daredevil' takes the superhero origin story to new heights

Daredevil can't see you, but he knows you're coming. His new show is so good, it might catch comic book fans by surprise. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why We Still Need to Investigate the Rolling Stone Rape Story

This week, Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner asked the Columbia Journalism School to review Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia. As it became clear that the story’s central incident—a gang rape of a freshman at a fraternity—did not happen as Rolling Stone... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bio Channel's Website to Outlive the TV Network

A&E Networks is killing off the Bio Channel this summer to install the new FYI Network, but it's not killing off the Bio website.Instead, the cable network is shifting control of the site to digital publisher Say Media, which will run editorial, ad sales, technology and marketing for the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Whale; The Ladybird Books Story – TV review

A sinking ship of a drama that managed to be neither monstrous nor deep"Thar she blows!" said one of the crew as a whale came to the surface. The cetacean wasn't the only thing blowing heavily in The Whale (BBC1), a 90-minute dramatisation of the sinking of the Essex, a Nantucket whaler, by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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