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News Roundup

Title Date Source
AT&T Boss Writes Script for HBO: More Data, More Money 09-12-2018 WSJ
Facebook introduces new brand-safety measures, but advertisers say it doesn’t go far enough 09-12-2018 Digiday
Stephenson: Netflix is ‘Walmart’; HBO is ‘Tiffany’ 09-12-2018 Multichannel News
European Parliament Passes Copyright Directive Giving Artists Greater Share of Revenue 09-12-2018 Variety
AT&T's Randall Stephenson Not Worried About DOJ Appeal of Time Warner Deal 09-12-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Instagram is testing video tagging 09-11-2018 TechCrunch
Apple just signed deals for two movies. They star wolves and elephants 09-10-2018 CNET
The Netflix Executives Who Bent Comedy to Their Will 09-09-2018 NY Times
The New York Times’ T Brand Studio International seeks video talent to stay competitive 09-07-2018 Digiday
NBCUniversal Adds Jeff Shell, Linda Yaccarino, Matt Bond to Hulu Board 09-06-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
NFL Looks to Score With Cord-Cutters 09-06-2018 Multichannel News
YouTube TV memberships can now be paused 09-05-2018 Android Police
YouTube, Netflix Videos Found to Be Slowed by Wireless Carriers 09-05-2018 Bloomberg
21st Century Fox Invests $100 Million in Social Live-Streaming Startup Caffeine 09-05-2018 Variety
Bleacher Report debuts new NFL show as part of new talent-centric programming strategy 09-05-2018 Digiday
Facebook says social video watching will set it apart from Netflix and YouTube 09-04-2018 CNBC
Pixability Rolls Out AI-Driven Video Creative Tool 09-04-2018 Mediapost
FCC paves way for cheaper, faster 5G deployments 09-04-2018 CNET
Amazon's ad-supported video service faces many hurdles, but the upside is huge 09-04-2018 AdAge
AT&T and Verizon Are Making Very Different Bets on What 5G Will Mean for Consumers and Content 09-03-2018 Adweek
Local Product Quotas for Netflix, Amazon to Become Law, EU Official Says 09-03-2018 Variety
Cord Cutting ‘Taking a Breather’ Until Gen-Z Hits Workforce, Analyst Says 09-01-2018 Multichannel News
Amazon Scrambles to Improve Coverage of U.S. Open After Flood of Complaints 08-30-2018 Variety
Comcast Gets Notice That NBC Antitrust Scrutiny Will Persist 08-29-2018 Bloomberg
Amobee Closes Videology Deal As The Duo Chart A Course To Take On Advanced TV 08-29-2018 AdExchanger
Netflix is distancing itself from the term 'binge-watching' 08-29-2018 Engadget
Snap, Viacom Digital Studios, YouTube’s FameBit To Headline Inaugural NewFronts West 08-29-2018 Tubefilter
Charter Most Impacted by Verizon’s Initial 5G Rollout, Report Says 08-29-2018 Multichannel News
The Young Turks now has 27k paying subscribers accounting for half of its revenue 08-29-2018 Digiday
Media startup launches exclusively on Facebook 08-28-2018 Axios
Facebook Watch Going Global 08-28-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Stream all of your favorite Nickelodeon classics for $6 per month 08-28-2018 Engadget
‘Cord-Keepers’ Dominate in New Study of Pay TV Subs 08-27-2018 B&C
YouTube is making it very easy to see how much time you spend watching videos 08-27-2018 The Verge
Why No One Can Catch Netflix 08-26-2018 WSJ
YouTube ads are about to get a little less skippable 08-25-2018 Mashable
YouTube stars go head-to-head in pay-per-view boxing match 08-24-2018 AdAge
Fox News Gives Fox Nation OTT Service An NFL Launch Platform 08-24-2018 Mediapost
How the BBC is getting people to watch short-form video 08-24-2018 Digiday
Sweet, Hearst's Snapchat Media Property, Pivots to Video 08-23-2018 AdAge
DirecTV Now Set to Move Cloud DVR Out of Beta, Offer 120 Hours Storage as Add-On 08-23-2018 Multichannel News
Google Shuts Down 39 YouTube Accounts Linked To Iranian ‘Influence Operation’ 08-23-2018 Tubefilter
Apple TV veteran leaves the company to join 'social broadcasting' startup 08-22-2018 Cult of Mac
Telefonica Seeks to Add Amazon Video to Services 08-22-2018 Bloomberg
BuzzFeed Launched Tasty as an Experiment. It’s Turned Out to Be a Stand-Alone Star 08-20-2018 Adweek
35% Of Millennials and 42% Of Gen Z Share Their Streaming Service Passwords 08-20-2018 Tubefilter
Twitch Prime will no longer include ad-free viewing 08-20-2018 Polygon
CBS All Access Limited-Ads Plan Now Available to Amazon Prime Members as Option 08-20-2018 Variety
Netflix sets the record straight over plans to introduce ads 08-19-2018 The Drum
New Google Chromecast will add Bluetooth and stronger Wi-Fi 08-17-2018 CNET
Amazon Is Planning Live TV Recorder, Challenging TiVo 08-17-2018 Bloomberg
Hulu claims 50 percent more upfront ad commitments compared to 2017 08-17-2018 Digiday
Audience for Connected TV Grows, but Ad Spending Has Lagged 08-16-2018 eMarketer
Vice Media Secures New Canada TV Deal 08-16-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
When Linear TV and Digital Collide: The Rise of the Virtual MVPD 08-16-2018 comScore
Blame Netflix, Disney and the Dodgers for killing Americans’ cable-TV bundle 08-16-2018 LA Times
T-Mobile Touts Customer Care Reorg and Not New OTT Service at Anticipated Press Event 08-15-2018 Multichannel News
AT&T Completes AppNexus Acquisition 08-15-2018 Mediapost
‘Follow This’ Trailer: BuzzFeed’s Investigative Reporting Comes to Life Courtesy of Netflix Docuseries 08-15-2018 IndieWire
Amazon in Running to Acquire Landmark Movie Chain 08-15-2018 Bloomberg
Sky Media turns to YouTube show to drive non-TV viewers 08-15-2018 Digiday
HQ Trivia Expands Beyond Mobile With New Apple TV App 08-14-2018 Variety
Connected TV Ad Spend Poised To Hit $8.2 Billion In 2018 08-14-2018 Mediapost
The Future of Television is More Television 08-14-2018 Wired
Amazon is testing video ads in mobile search results 08-14-2018 Digiday
Are your live local channels on a streaming TV service yet? 08-14-2018 CNET
Netflix, Amazon Video, and Xfinity are accidentally re-creating cable TV 08-13-2018 The Verge
FuboTV Poaches Warner and Tidal Execs for Engagement, Product Design 08-13-2018 Multichannel News
'Jeopardy!' Joins Hulu In Streaming Deal 08-13-2018 Mediapost
Facebook buys Vidpresso's team and tech to make video interactive 08-13-2018 TechCrunch
Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India 08-13-2018 Reuters
Amazon, YouTube among companies interested in buying Fox's RSNs from Disney 08-13-2018 Fierce Video
CCI and SpotX ink deal to provide Japanese broadcasters with programmatic solutions 08-13-2018 The Drum
As Netflix surges, original content is the new black. But licensed shows still take the crown 08-12-2018 LA Times
YouTube's "Device Report" tells you how good your smartphone is for watching 08-12-2018 TechSpot
Walmart's Amazon Envy: Retailer Lays Groundwork for New Streamer 08-11-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
The Flourishing Business of Fake YouTube Views 08-11-2018 NY Times
3 Big Questions About Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Billion-Dollar Gamble on Premium Mobile TV 08-10-2018 Variety
Hulu's Losses More Than Doubled in Q2 to $357M 08-10-2018 Multichannel News
NBC News reboots mobile app to double video starts 08-10-2018 Digiday
NBCUniversal Eyeing Late Fall Launch for New Video App Called Watch Back 08-09-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Hulu Losses Double in Q2 to $357 Million, as Disney Is Set to Take Control 08-09-2018 Variety
ComScore Inks Deal With Inscape For ACR Data 08-09-2018 Mediapost
Who Killed the Great American Cable-TV Bundle? 08-09-2018 Bloomberg
New streaming businesses open up new roles at big media companies 08-09-2018 Digiday
Alphonso TV CEO Ashish Chordia: Digging For Connected TV Data And Insights 08-09-2018 AdExchanger
Ken Burns to Launch Documentary Filmmaking Course Online with MasterClass 08-09-2018 Variety
Roku: ‘We Now Uniquely Deliver 10% of Adults 18-34’ 08-09-2018 Multichannel News
Vox Entertainment is developing a TV show with’s Emmy-nominated YouTube producer 08-09-2018 Digiday
Pivoting to TV is the new pivoting to video 08-08-2018 Fast Company
YouTube is about to pass Facebook as the second biggest website in US, according to new study 08-08-2018 CNBC
DirecTV Now Pacing to Surpass Sling TV in Subscribers by End of Year 08-08-2018 Multichannel News
Microsoft Becomes Disney-Owned Movies Anywhere’s Sixth Retail Partner 08-07-2018 Variety
Sinclair Rolls Out An Addressable Ad Product Via vMVPDs And TV Takes A Giant Step Forward 08-07-2018 Forbes
On Hunt for Content, AT&T Closes Deal for Chernin’s Otter Media 08-07-2018 NY Times
Shani Hilton is driving BuzzFeed News’ video gamble 08-07-2018 Digiday
Leaks Suggest Microsoft Ready to Join Movies Anywhere 08-06-2018 Variety
Justice Department warns of higher pay-TV prices in AT&T-Time Warner appeal 08-06-2018 CNET
Disney’s Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus 08-05-2018 NY Times
Peloton Raises $550 Million As It Builds “A Media Company Akin To Netflix,” Says CEO 08-03-2018 Tubefilter