Hacking TV Podcast | July24, 2016
Hacking TV #0052 – Politics Goes To Philly
Welcome to another edition of Hacking TV. This week, it looks like Tim Armstrong finally gets his dream of merging AOL with Yahoo. Will it turn into a nightmare. Then we are halfway through the political conventions. What role did streaming video play in Cleveland and will it be different in Philly?And new insights into how Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat are playing video differently.I’m Steven Rosenbaum and I’m Saul Hansell – snd this is Hacking TV.
1. THE NEWS: Verizon.
Verizon and Yahoo are set to announce an exclusive $5 billion deal
As Verizon Prepares To Buy Yahoo, Here’s A Look At The 4 Years That Led Here
2. The Battle: Politics
Top Beltway reporters promulgate absurd false equivalence on Clinton, Trump
Social media’s inescapable presence at the RNC
3. The Back Page – is YouTube Getting Competition:
Some Media Companies Cool on YouTube Distribution
YouTube Expands, Tweaks TrueView Video Ads
Snapchat talks with Hollywood about bringing shows to the platform