Friday, December 9, 2016

    Around The Net

    • NBC News Killing 'Breaking News' AppPolitico

      Despite its popularly, NBC News reportedly plans to shut down its Breaking News app. “Breaking News gave NBC News a well-loved entreé into smartphones around the world, and the decision to shut it down will mean ceding some of this territory to competitors,” Poynter reports. “The entire staff at Breaking News — more than 20 editors, developers and administrative staffers -- will stay on payroll at NBC News until Jan. 20.” ...Read the whole story

    • Taco Bell To Launch Big Branded Video PushTubefilter

      It wants to launch at least 40 pieces of video content in 2017. To kick off that initiative, it has launched "Taco Tales," which reenacts a series of stories about the chain that the show’s writers found on the Internet. (Then exactly what did they write?) Watch on YouTube ...Read the whole story

    Does Social Media Pressure On Fan TV Favorites Work?

    Amazon cancelled its original TV show "Good Girls Revolt", based on the 1970 discrimination case at Newsweek, just weeks after starting up. Reports suggest viewers want it back. ...More