Monday 8.26: News to Know
‘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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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