Monday 8.26: News to Know

/ Aug 26, 2013

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‘I F**king Love Science’ Coming to TestTube and Science Channel

TestTube, Discovery’s digital video network focusing on scientific and non-fiction content, is launching a new channel and short-form web series featuring Elise Andrew, the creator of the very popular Facebook page “I F**king Love Science.”

VideoInk http://bit.ly/12Eaur2

Variety http://bit.ly/1c1lPEt

 

Opinions & Analysis

How Binge Viewing Could Rock Netflix’s Stock

Binge-viewing may lead to binge-spending at Netflix, which could eventually see the impact in its stock price.

Variety http://bit.ly/15dpQnf

Pop Music Videos? I Want My YouTube!

Along with the deft use of Twitter and Facebook accounts, YouTube videos have become critical to creating a band’s image.

NYT http://nyti.ms/14VfuoR

 

Streaming Video News

New Maker Studios Channel Will Take You Inside LA Culture

Maker Studios is partnering with branded content shop SA Studios Global to launch SanctionedTV, a new YouTube channel focusing on LA arts and culture as documented by renowned street photographer and filmmaker Estevan Oriol.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1dj8ZWd

 

Industry Highlights

Andy Faberlle, A ‘Deal Maker’ at Maker Studios, Resigns

Andy Faberlle has resigned from his position as director of partnerships at Maker Studios, according to a source close to the MCN.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1c9rUPk

 

Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ to Do NYT’s First On-Set TimesTalk

The live interview will take place Wednesday with stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright and showrunner Beau Willimon.

TheWrap http://bit.ly/14Ve7GM

 

The Haps With Apps

Google Blocks Chromecast App That Let You Stream Your Own Videos

Google hasn’t provided a clear answer on whether Chromecast will eventually let users stream their own local videos and music to the TV screen.

The Verge http://bit.ly/13QPccq

 

Digital Disruptions

Lawrence Lessig Sues Over Takedown of YouTube Video Featuring Phoenix Song

Lawrence Lessig, the famed Harvard professor whose work in intellectual property circles has been widely influential, has filed a lawsuit against Liberation Music Pty Ltd, a publisher of Phoenix songs.

THR http://bit.ly/14xDhic

Free Antennas? Not Good Enough: The FCC Should Put a Stop to TV Blackouts

A major TV channel has gone black for millions of Americans. As the blackout goes into its fourth week, the FCC will have to realize that band-aid solutions won’t work: instead, it should step up and do its job.

GigaOm http://bit.ly/14xCePp

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