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

Video Video Video

Los Angeles Times is reporting on a relationship betwwen Creative Artists Agency and Luxembourg-based Joost. “CAA will provide Joost greater access to programming through our relationships with networks, studios, record labels, artists and independently controlled content libraries,” said Michael Yanover, head of business development at Century City-based Creative Artists Agency. Joost seeks to offer whole […]

How Do You Lemon Your Widmer?

Portland’s Sasquatch Advertising has unleashed Lemon Your Widemer, a viral video site for its client Widmer Brothers Brewing. The site promotes Widemer’s Hefeweizen, a German style beer served with a slice of lemon. Share

Is Video The Net’s Best Offering?

MySpace is fast becoming VideoSpace. According to The Wall Street Journal (paid sub. req.), The News Corp-owned site seeks to “aggressively expand its video offerings and grow from its social-networking roots into a popular culture and lifestyle portal.” The content will cover music, celebrities, action sports and other topics that MySpace executives say its community […]

YouTube’s Piggy Bank Open For Biz

Variety is reporting on Google’s new Revver-like compensation initiative. Google-owned viral video site announced Friday that it will start giving a cut of ad revenue to some of the most popular amateur video brands on its site, such as lonelygirl15 and LisaNova. They will get approximately the same revenue share from the performance of display […]