What We’re Consuming

America’s changing media habits in one chart–Nielsen

13 March 2015 | 7:44 pm

America’s changing media habits in one chart–Nielsen

13 March 2015 | 7:44 pm

Americans 18 years and older are watching nearly 20 minutes less of live television per day than they were only two years ago.

 

http://qz.com/360403/americas-changing-media-habits-in-one-chart/

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Infographic: a Look at Kids’ Media Consumption

1 March 2015 | 7:13 pm

Infographic: a Look at Kids’ Media Consumption

1 March 2015 | 7:13 pm

Exclusive data from Nielsen shows how kids’ viewership habits develop and shift from age 2 through high school years.

“Traditional TV remains the favored choice for kids of all ages to connect with content, but as they cognitively and developmentally grow, so do their media preferences.”–Kelly Abcarian, svp, Nielsen Kids Center of Excellence

 

http://www.adweek.com/news/television/infographic-look-kids-media-consumption-163087

 

 

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The House That Jon Stewart Built–The Atlantic

12 February 2015 | 9:11 pm

The House That Jon Stewart Built–The Atlantic

12 February 2015 | 9:11 pm

“For most of his 15-year tenure helming The Daily Show, Jon Stewart had a rogues’ gallery worthy of the name: A buffoonish, chuckling George W. Bush, a sinister Dick Cheney whose hunting mishap Stewart never forgot, Donald Trump and his bizarre habit of eating pizza with a fork, Jim Cramer and the false prophets of CNBC who failed to predict the Great Recession, an endless stream of Fox News anchors and pundits, and countless others. Politics itself had become comical, and Stewart rode the wave.”

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How Brian Williams’s Iraq Story Changed–NYT

10 February 2015 | 3:40 pm

How Brian Williams’s Iraq Story Changed–NYT

10 February 2015 | 3:40 pm

A compilation of Brian Williams’s television appearances that shows how his accounts of a 2003 episode on military helicopters in Iraq gradually became more perilous, from New York Times.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/video/business/media/100000003496099/how-brian-williamss-iraq-story-changed.html

 

 

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Oscars 2015 nominations: the best bits—Telegraph

20 January 2015 | 2:19 am

Oscars 2015 nominations: the best bits—Telegraph

20 January 2015 | 2:19 am

 

A fascinating roundup about the best bits happened on the Oscar nomination day by Telegraph, from the committee, news media, and the public reactions. 

What’s the your best film/actor/actress/director/screenplay of the year?

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/oscars/11347201/Oscars-nominations-reveal-live.html#disqus_thread

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An Animator Is Making Rotoscope GIFs of Famous Cinematic Moments

1 January 2015 | 8:49 am

An Animator Is Making Rotoscope GIFs of Famous Cinematic Moments

1 January 2015 | 8:49 am

Check out the rotoscoped GIFs of popular movie and TV scenes created by animator Alex Belancourt, documented on his new Tumblr, Cinimated.

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/rotoscope-gifs-of-famous-cinematic-moments

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View of #Ferguson Thrust Michael Brown Shooting to National Attention

20 August 2014 | 8:23 pm

View of #Ferguson Thrust Michael Brown Shooting to National Attention

20 August 2014 | 8:23 pm

“In and of itself, Twitter is not sufficient to see clearly into a big story; it’s a series of straws that offer narrow views of a much bigger picture. But as a kind of constantly changing kaleidoscope, it provides enough visibility to show that something significant is underway.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/business/media/view-of-ferguson-thrust-michael-brown-shooting-to-national-attention.html?_r=0

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Why Social Media Helps Us Mourn

12 August 2014 | 9:05 pm

Why Social Media Helps Us Mourn

12 August 2014 | 9:05 pm

” ‘One of the things we do when there is loss is we have funerals and we have wakes so people can get together and share that experience,’ Rutledge said. ‘Social media is giving us a way to share that experience with a larger group.’ ”

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/social-media-us-mourn/story?id=24946152

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The Emoji Have Won the Battle of Words

12 August 2014 | 8:45 pm

The Emoji Have Won the Battle of Words

12 August 2014 | 8:45 pm

“In their short life, emoji managed to find an exceptional cultural range: One Internet wit put out an emoji translation of Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love,” and an emoji-only version of “Moby Dick,” called “Emoji Dick,” was recently accepted into the Library of Congress. ”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/fashion/emoji-have-won-the-battle-of-words.html

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