Trump’s Media Firing Squad – And Fake News

Hacking TV Podcast | November 20, 2016

Welcome back to another edition of Hacking TV. This week, we Hack Away at the Trump Administration’s big changes coming to the FCC, and his Engagement with both Print and Television media. Then, Fake News. Is it real, and does it matter?

Go90 Hires, AOL fires, SnapChat Shades roll out – and ABC is thinking about 24 hour news.

All this – plus I’m joined by a Guest Hacker Host – Bernie Gershon, well-known media pundit and prognosticator.

Welcome Bernie!

LINKS:

ABC is exploring a 24-hour digital news channel
http://nypost.com/2016/11/20/abc-is-exploring-a-24-hours-new-channel/

Trump transition team appointments indicate a bid to dismantle net neutrality
Trump transition team appointments indicate a bid to dismantle net neutrality

Trump Airs Grievances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/11/21/502951630/trump-airs-greivances-fields-questions-in-meeting-with-top-tv-news-figures

Trump Summons TV Figures for Private Meeting, and Lets Them Have It

Facebook fake-news writer: ‘I think Donald Trump is in the White House because of me’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/11/17/facebook-fake-news-writer-i-think-donald-trump-is-in-the-white-house-because-of-me/

Fake?
Did the Media Fall For a Fake Story About CNN Airing 30 Minutes of Hardcore Porn Last Night?

Did the Media Fall For a Fake Story About CNN Airing 30 Minutes of Hardcore Porn Last Night?

Programing Go90 – Part 2:

Verizon hires Steve Woolf, formerly global head of networks at AwesomenessTV, as head of programming for Go90
Verizon Hires Ex-AwesomenessTV Exec Steve Woolf as Go90 Head of Programming

Will Snapchat’s Snappy Shades Move Media?

The marketing genius behind Snap’s new Spectacles
http://www.recode.net/2016/11/20/13688096/snap-snapchat-spectacles-marketing-success

Comings and Goings:

AOL to lay off 500 employees, or 5% of its staff, today in its corporate units; CEO says resources will be shifted to mobile, video, and data offerings —
http://www.recode.net/2016/11/17/13663038/aol-lays-off-500-employees-restructuring-mobile-data-and-video

Facebook is testing real-time ads for live videos

Facebook is testing real-time ads for live videos

Follow us at HackingTV.News
Send your feedback to hackers@HackingTV.News


Leave a Reply