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Om Malik’s New Tee Vee is running a piece on the growing professionalization of Internet TV, a.k.a video. Next New Networks, ON Networks, Revision3, 60 Frames, Vuguru, Telegraph Ave Productions, WatchMojo — what do these companies have in common? They all use Moore’s Law and low-cost distribution over the Internet to disrupt the studio model, […]

Crackle Paves The Path To Hollywood

The online video site formerly known as Grouper — the one purchased by Sony for $65 million last August — has a new name and a new direction. Now known as Crackle, the Sausalito-based startup will function as a Sony Pictures-backed online talent studio. The hope is that in between Hollywood and YouTube, there is […]

Lisa “Super” Nova

Actor and writer, Lisa Donovan, a.k.a. “Lisa Nova”, rocks. Her YouTube channel has over 42,000 subscribers and 2 million plus page views. I don’t know what her take is on embedding ads into her videos, but if I was a brand manager with a youth-oriented product or service, I’d sure like to find out. Share

Pee-Free Seats!

David Polinchock, Chief Experience Officer at Brand Experience Lab kindly thought to share with us this video from Silverjet, which cleverly showcases an important new offering from the airline. Share

The Rise Of Multimedia Reporting

Denise Spidle of Studio 55 in Naples, Florida Have you noticed that your favorite newspaper is diving deep into online video production? Industry trade mag, Broadcasting & Cable, has. In the race to capitalize on the popularity of broadband video, newspapers are continuing to take a page from TV stations’ playbooks by producing increasingly sophisticated […]

I Can Be Your Facebook Stalker

The video above is the work of Penn Masala, the world’s first Hindi a cappella group. The group’s “Facebook Skit” is a parody of Enrique Iglesias’ song “Hero.” The video, which is critical of online social networking, has been viewed nearly one and half million times on YouTube. In related news, Washington Post media columnist […]

Not St. Louis

The staff at Rogue Ales Brewery in Newport, Oregon understands video and its place on the intertubes. Share

Ask A Chola Wants Salsa Verde! Doritos For Everyone

Mask-wearing activist, Ask A Chola, operating somewhere in East Los, Califas, a.k.a. Aztlan, has some serious demands for the Frito-Lay Corporation. She claims there are under-served communities in America, and demands that Frito-Lay treat every Dorito-loving community with dignity. Or something like that. Visit Ask A Chola’s MySpace page for more on her shadowy movements. […]

Brookers Has A Contrary Response

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The Recommendation Engine For Online Video

Get this widget! If you want to be looped in to the latest and greatest online videos, you need a sensitive team of eyes and ears. Yes? The Daily Reel is this team. And Alexandra Delyle is this team’s Managing Editor. Share