Broadcasting, TV, Radio & Film Articles

Google, Facebook and the Search for Truth

By Tim Cole* There is no doubt that false information and fake news sites on the Internet hugely influenced the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. There is no more appropriate figurehead for what the Economist in a recent title story called the “post-truth world”

Public Radio in an Existential Crisis (via WSJ)

In an article on the Wall Street Journal online last week, Ellen Gamerman looks at the public radio demographic situation in the United States, by also referring to legacy radio shows versus podcast. Some figures: “By the end of the decade, NPR projects that younger

Kiss Your TV Goodbye (good read via IEEE Spectrum)

“Radical new display and content-delivery technologies will kill off the television set” is the sub-title of this post on IEEE Spectrum published April 25, 2016. “That’s not to say news and scheduled broadcasts couldn’t be delivered over the Internet. If broadcasters chose to make them

Spotify using Deep Learning to Create the Ultimate Personalised Playlist

Spotify recently introduced Discover Weekly: the best-ever recommendations delivered to users as a weekly mixtape of fresh music. The streaming service will create weekly, personalized playlists based on people’s individual listening patterns. This is a major improvement in the recommendations offered to you by Spotify – something

ESPN and the future of sports

The distributed future of content won’t resemble the model that made ESPN the richest network in the world. Although live sports will command large audiences for a long time, the right home for news and analysis probably won’t look like one site for 100 million

CHART: The Internet Will Win Over All Other Media

According to data published by ZenithOptimedia this week, people around the world now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media, with the Internet taking up an increasingly large chunk of total media consumption. Read more from Statista You will find more statistics at