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R.I.P Craigslist Erotic Services Page: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer May 14, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Craiglist announced that it will get rid of the "erotic services" portion of its site. The popular web-based classifieds site has been under scrutiny over the section, which houses thousands of ads for sexual services, many of which are ...

Amazon to Unveil New, Big Screen Kindle: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer May 5, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Amazon is set to launch a larger screened Kindle. Reports from those briefed on the matter note that the device may be unveiled during an Amazon press conference at Pace University in NYC on May 6th. The new version of the Kindle, which is ...

MTV Social Media Show Sharing Ad Rev with Facebook, Twitter: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer May 4, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. MTV's new social media-television program will share ad rev with Facebook and Twitter. The new show, What You're Watching With Alexa Cheung, will feature live tweets, as well as Facebook updates. The move, which is obvious for a network ...

Supreme Court Says FCC has the Right to Censor Expletives: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer April 29, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. The Supreme Court upheld the FCC's right to censor explicit content on live television. A 5-4 decision revered an Appellite Court ruling which stated that the FCC did not have the right change its stance on expletives. The Court also ...

FCC Developing Broadband Grid Plan : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer April 9, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. The FCC began its Notice of Inquiry to create a National Broadband Plan. A plan to roll out a nationwide, broadband grid is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which requires the FCC to develop "the most effective and ...

Metamerica: Evolving The Governance Of A Digital Democracy

Metamerica: Evolving The Governance Of A Digital Democracy

Dateline New York: April 3, 2015 -- The White House issued a statement today urging people to stay calm. The Federal Data Depository Corporation is now saying that people will have access to some of their data as early as next week. "Health records are job one," said the HHS director in a joint statement. "We have back-ups ...

Chinese Gov't Blocks YouTube: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer March 25, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Google announced that YouTube has been blocked in China. While it is not known exactly why the streaming video site has been censored, a report by a Chinese news organization notes a "fabricated" video in which Chinese police beat Tibetans ...

Protected: March 24, 2009 – Verizon Fios Executive Offsite, Tampa, FL, Shelly Palmer — Keynote

Protected: March 24, 2009 – Verizon Fios Executive Offsite, Tampa, FL, Shelly Palmer — Keynote

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Broadcast News Vs. Information: An Unfair Fight

Broadcast News Vs. Information: An Unfair Fight

I have been thinking a lot lately about the future of newspapers and radio and television broadcast news; to put it another way, traditional media vs. new media. So, just for fun, I decided to see how my week would go if I didn't get any news from traditional media. Would I be better served or, would I miss it. I suggest ...

Stations Make DTV Transition Without Problems : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 18, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Yesterday almost 40% of television stations in the United States made the switch from analog to digital signal. Despite a delay from the government, the transition went off without a hitch. Most major broadcasters are still set to cut ...