How Will Web Video Impact The GOP Convention?

Hacking TV Podcast | July17, 2016

How Will Web Video Impact The GOP Convention?

it’s time for another edition of Hacking TV. This week – The attempted   Coup in turkey plays out in digital video.Then,can curated content help Vevo and Bittorent come back. And we parse an in-depth interview with Apple’s Eddie Cue—what’s straight and what’s spin. Plus Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti fights back against accusations of plagiarism. And looking ahead to the political conventions, what role will Facebook play? I’m Steve Rosenbaum and I’m Saul Hansell.

POLITICS:

Social censorship Turkey
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube blocked in Turkey during reported coup attempt
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube blocked in Turkey during reported coup attempt

Facebook Live feed of CNN Turk broadcasts studio takeover by military
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/15/12204480/cnn-turk-facebook-live-stream-turkey-coup-military

BIT TORRENT / FB AND THE CONVENTIONS

BitTorrent Now’s music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV
BitTorrent Now’s music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV

BitTorrent Launches Streaming News Network at Republican Convention
http://adage.com/article/digital/bittorrent-launches-news-network-republican-convention/304940/

Facebook plans live video push during conventions
http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-media/2016/07/facebooks-convention-plan-live-225474

APPLE:

Eddy Cue on Apple’s TV Plans and Why Netflix Isn’t a Competitor
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/eddy-cue-apples-tv-plans-910093

Here’s what Apple really meant to say today about its plans to sell web video
http://www.recode.net/2016/7/14/12188984/apple-skinny-bundles-web-tv-hollywood-reporter

VEVO:

How Vevo Wants to Leapfrog YouTube By Taking Cues from Snapchat and Tinder
How Vevo Wants to Leapfrog YouTube By Taking Cues from Snapchat and Tinder

BUZZ FEED THEFT:

Why some YouTube stars accuse Buzzfeed of ‘stealing’ their ideas
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/07/07/buzzfeed-has-industrialized-the-viral-video-but-independent-youtubers-want-to-take-it-back/

JONAH PERETTI RESPONDS:
View story at Medium.com

Facebook Updates on “Live” Policy After a

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