Posts Tagged “online video”

Weekly round-up [2/19/10]: Old media memes, new media TV audiences, race + tech, and awesome uses of twitter

By | February 19, 2010

First, a couple of pieces that looks at “traditional media” concepts in light of new media practices and insights: Over at Harvard’s Berkman Center, there was a recent talk from Jure Leskovec that tracks quotations-as-memes use in news cycles. While I’m more of a qualitative gal myself, I do have to admit a certain amount […]

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Weekly round-up [02/05/10]: Tech and global development, online video, crowdsourcing and collaboration

By | February 5, 2010

So coming off the Luce days, a few things about internet + the world at large: The Open Net Initiative has released it’s annual review of filtering, surveillence, and info warfare. What’s particularly interesting to me as I glanced through it is how different regions filtered content. Some focused on content type (e.g. pornography), while […]

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Control Issues: YouTube’s new blocking features

By | November 5, 2009

TechCrunch reported this morning that YouTube has added two new video-blocking features to their arsenal for sponsoring partners. The first is a button that allows to easy blocking of duplicate content. By selecting it, partners can automatically block other users from uploading another version of the same content. The second is a geo-blocking tool that […]

Read more » full interview (part 5/5)

By | June 22, 2009

In the 5th, final installment of my interview, the founders of discuss their monetization plans for the site, and the unique offering to the kdrama fan community. Previous parts: Part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. The introduction to the site is here and a summary of the key points of the […]

Read more » full interview (part 4/5)

By | June 15, 2009

The 4th installment of my interview with the founders of delves into their relationship with fans and efforts to fulfill what they viewed as a clear market need. Of particular interest is the discussion on how they select content based on observing audience-enagement on fan-driven sites and the site’s success in collaborating with the […]

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Collaborative (transational) Audienceships:

By | June 4, 2009

[This was originally written for the Convergence Culture Consortium blog] I’ve been thinking a lot recently on audiences and audienceship, and what it means for media audiences and the communities they form when being part of an audience can increasingly involve collaborating on the (re)production, distribution, and curation of content. One of the sites that […]

Read more » full interview (part 3/5)

By | April 15, 2009

Here then is part 3 of the full interview transcript with Seung Bak and Suk Park, the founders of the Asian Media streaming site Dramafever.This section deals with issues of audience measurement and engagement metric, as well as the challenges and opportunities licensed online video platforms face in light of the many unofficial sources of […]

Read more » full interview (part 2/5)

By | April 8, 2009

[Screencap from hugely popular Korean Drama “Boys Over Flowers”] Here then is part 2 of a multipart full interview transcript with Seung Bak and Suk Park, the founders of the Asian Media streaming site Dramafever. In this section, Seung and Suk talk about surprising audience demographics that reveal that the audience for Korean dramas might […]

Read more » full interview (part 1/5)

By | April 2, 2009

So I have been lax on blogging lately because I am currently in the deepest depths of thesis crunch time, with some 80-100 pages to produce in the next three weeks. I do have a number of hopefully interesting pieces in the works, including one on hybrid and divergence economies that will be a deeper […]

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The Value of “Free” Content: Youtube Silences Music Videos in the UK after Licensing Dispute

By | March 9, 2009

[Originally written for the Convergence Culture Consortium blog] Apologies for the strange, late cross-post from C3. With the recent travel schedule, organization has escaped me. This post was originally written early last week, but somehow didn’t end up here. I should be returning to a more steady blogging schedule now that I’m back in Cambridge. […]

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