Media & Journalism11 Videos

Kids will shape the future of TV

TV in the 2020s may not even look like TV as we know it. Here are four ways kids’ viewing habits and expectations are set to shape the future of TV: Participation Need for 360-degree brand development Constant freshness Embracing different types of inclusivity Research questions to consider: Where is their room in your show […]

Facebook paid to have first-rights to series

Two companies said they were paid between $10,000 to $25,000 per episode for their shows. They’ll also receive 55 percent of the ad revenue while Facebook takes the rest. In a move that could be seen as a direct competitive move to YouTube, paid series have to debut episodes on Facebook, according to the publishers. […]

Disney and Facebook Make Headlines in Internet Television

Disney has decided to build its own streaming platform and pulls its content from Netflix. Meanwhile, Facebook has been quietly making deals with big broadcasters such as Major League Baseball and has started to test its YouTube contender called Watch. Read more about the Disney story at: Read more about the Facebook story at:

What is notTV?

What is notTV? notTV is a grassroots project. It’s a contemporary, dynamic media streaming platform designed within a cooperative framework. This platform is exciting and offers a unique experience for viewers, sponsors of products and services, and content creators. The development of notTV has been a slow and steady journey. The initial exposure will start […]

Potential Media Merger in the U.S.

This is big news… notTV is re-inventing local television on a global scale, starting with Canada. Meanwhile, in the United States  small Cable Operators have grave concerns over a potential merger between Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media which would give Sinclair an alleged dominance over the local TV marketplace. Here’s an excerpt of the article […]

Local Matters

Radio profits in Canada increased last year. Probably the biggest reason for this success is that you play such a crucial role at the local level, serving your individual communities. You have a huge advantage in that your stations—and your program hosts—are trusted curators of local content. Listeners turn to you not only for music […]

Guidelines for Social Media and Blogging

Source: RTNDA Social media and blogs are important elements of journalism. They narrow the distance between journalists and the public. They encourage lively, immediate and spirited discussion. They can be vital news-gathering and news-delivery tools. As a journalist you should uphold the same professional and ethical standards of fairness, accuracy, truthfulness, transparency and independence when […]

RTNDA Guiding Principles

Source : RTNDA Guiding Principles: Journalism’s obligation is to the public. Journalism places the public’s interests ahead of commercial, political and personal interests. Journalism empowers viewers, listeners and readers to make more informed decisions for themselves; it does not tell people what to believe or how to feel. Ethical decision-making should occur at every step […]

Guidelines for Balancing Business Pressures and Journalism Values

Source: RTNDA The following standards should be applied to content-related decisions on air and online: News operations should not show favoritism to advertisers. It should be clear to all advertisers that they have no influence over news content. Professional electronic journalists should expose unethical or illegal business practices, but should not target businesses unfairly. Content […]