Archive for September, 2005

BitTorrent Raises $8.75mm

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

BitTorrent has raised $8.75mm. Via The Berkeley Digital Media & Entertainment Club blog.

CellJournalist

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

CellJournalist is taking its place alongside Scoopt, Lulop, and SpyMedia as another brokerage of movies and images collected by citizens and sold to mainstream media. It would be interesting to see a thorough comparison of these services.

Ed Felton on MovieLabs

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

Ed Felton’s commentary about MovieLabs hits the nail bang on the head.

Challenges to Preservation of Images in New Orleans

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Reporters Without Borders is reporting some bad news: Reporter Tim Harper and photographer Lucas Oleniuk of the Canadian Toronto Star daily were the victims of police violence while covering a clash between police and looters. The police threatened them several times at gunpoint and, when they realised Oleniuk had photographed them hitting looters, they hurled [...]

Another Minor Scandal with a VNR

Wednesday, September 7th, 2005

The SF Chronicle reports on Governor Schwarzenegger’s intervention on behalf of business interests to ‘craft “emergency” regulations that would fulfill their agenda: end obligatory meal breaks and place new limits on employers’ liability for violating the law in the past.’ Part of the effort involved the production of a VNR. The story continues “Union groups [...]

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting