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February 20, 2013
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  Entertainment News 
  • Many users pick Netflix over premium TV services, survey says
    Almost one-quarter of Netflix customers said they have dropped their subscriptions to premium TV networks, a survey by Cowen & Co. indicates. The study found that 46% of respondents could stream Netflix content. About 20% of customers said they had watched all 13 episodes of the Netflix-only series "House of Cards." Home Media Magazine (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • YouTube's WIGS channel may become a route to Fox
    Fox has an agreement with Google-owned YouTube to jointly promote, market and distribute original content from the video site's WIGS channel that features women-focused dramas. Fox is expected to work with WIGS executives to scout for talent and programming. Adweek (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Video 
  • Nielsen: Traditional platforms still dominate for online video
    The vast majority of online-video consumers still turn to televisions or computers rather than mobile devices to watch content, Nielsen reports. A survey of 28,000 consumers in 56 countries found that 56% reported monthly video viewing on a mobile phone, while more than 80% cited the use of more traditional platforms. Historical data, however, shows that usage is trending toward mobile devices. Advanced Television (2/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Monetizing Content 
  • Publishers tap digital archives to generate revenue
    Pay walls are an important tool for publishers that want to monetize their digital content, but they reflect just one component of an evolving strategy, executives say. Jim Moroney, publisher of The Dallas Morning News, says that tapping into his paper's archives led to an average net of $4,000 a month from clients looking for content to populate blogs and other websites. Poynter.org/MediaWire blog (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Integrated Marketing 
  • Facebook is vehicle for Lexus models' debut
    Facebook's news feed was the venue for Lexus as it reached out to fans for the debut of its 2014 IS and IS F Sport cars at the January North American International Auto Show. "They knew that they could really activate a lot of awareness and engagement around this new car reveal by leveraging the news feed because that really is the vehicle where you can best reach people on mobile devices," said Marcus Whitney, chief technology officer at Moontoast, whose platform Lexus used. Mobile Marketer (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  eBooks, Tablets and More 
  Spectrum/Broadband 
  • Report promotes fiber optics in multi-platform broadband model
    Nearly half of all new high-speed Internet connections added during the 12 months that ended Sept. 30, 2012, were fiber technologies, according to a report from Point Topic. The report, which was commissioned by the Broadband Forum, paints fiber-to-the-home as a key solution for broadband, but says the market is still best served by a mix of technologies that can meet different requirements. Cable.co.uk (U.K.) (2/18), Broadband TV News (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Entertainment Matters at CES 
  • Top stories of the 2013 CES
    Whether you couldn't keep up with all the coverage or didn't have enough time to see everything at the 2013 CES, this edition of the CES Daily has something for everyone. The wrapup edition of the CES Daily is produced by the editors at TWICE, who also put together the CES Daily covering the daily happenings of the show. This edition takes an overview of the entire 2013 CES, and contains stories covering everything from the keynotes and special events to various exhibits. You can also read about celebrity sightings, details on certain products launched at CES, and the future of ultra HD. Be sure to check out this edition of the CES Daily to make sure you didn't miss anything from the 2013 CES! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Be a part of the CE industry's next big event
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  SmartQuote 
Marketing has become a content war and nobody is better positioned to win a content war than a content company."
--Jim Moroney, publisher of The Dallas Morning News, as quoted by Poynter.org's MediaWire blog

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