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Episode 3 – Sports media for a (VR) crowd and Netlfix Booed…

In this episode we discuss sports media being more than the home viewers, watching video in a crowd, should sports broadcasts be free, the continued battle between traditional media and streaming and Netflix booed. (Recorded: Tuesday 23rd May, 2017) SHOW NOTES: Segment 1- Sports Media is more than the home audience, there are people in the stands… Keep Reading

Google wants to tap the second golden age of television

Traditional pay-television providers, already under pressure from consumers opting for streaming internet video, are facing a new threat. Google is getting into TV advertising, and a decision made earlier this year by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has everyone from traditional set top box providers to diversity champions worried. The FCC says it wants… Keep Reading

Netflix arrival will be a tipping point for TV in Australia

Marc C-Scott, Victoria University 2015 will be an eventful, and testing, year for television in Australia. It could be the year that we ask the fundamental question: what is television? A year where Australia rethinks its “free television” philosophy, that tests Australia’s technological infrastructure for its capability to shift toward a television culture encompassing the… Keep Reading

Third time unlucky for 3D television – so what went wrong this time?

Television broadcasts in 3D promised to give people an extra dimension in viewing movies, sport and other entertainment but take up of the technology has not been that great. This is not the first time the industry has tried to use television screens to bring 3D to our living rooms. So what’s going wrong? The… Keep Reading

Television is not dead, it’s just changing channels

By Marc C-Scott, Victoria University Netflix will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March next year. Expectations are this is just the start of an influx of new streaming options in Australia. The internet and television are increasingly intertwined. It is expected that 30% of televisions globally will be connected to the internet by… Keep Reading

Noisivision, radiospects, tellser … what, indeed, is television?

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. By Marc C-Scott, Victoria University Television is a major part of Australians’ daily lives: 99.7% of Australians homes have a television and, on average, Australians view 93 hours of television per month. But as audiences move online to watch television content, through catch-up… Keep Reading

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