Wednesday 16 January 2013


THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Golden Globes 2013: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler attract largely positive response on social media

LOS ANGELES – The hosts’ well-reviewed act generated a lot of praise online, especially after the opening monologue, according to data from Attensity Media’s Natural Language and Sentiment Analysis Engine.  If social media is a litmus test for likability, then Amy Poehler and Tina Fey more than lived up to the hype of their first-ever gig co-hosting the Golden Globes.

THE WALL: Google advertising revenue surpasses entire US print industry [print is dead]

A milestone has been passed this year in terms of the growth of digital advertising in comparison to print media. Statista has published a chart that perfectly illustrates how the market has changed in the past decade and how great the decline of print has been across the board.  In the first six months of 2012 Google made $1.6 bn ($1.51 bn) more in ad revenue than the entire US print industry – that’s not just newspapers, but magazines too.  Google made $20.8 bn ($19.71 bn) in ad revenue while US print media generated $19.2 bn ($18.76 bn).  What is remarkable about this is that Google is a 14 year old company and yet it makes more money than an entire industry combined.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: CBS quashes CNET award for Dish’s ad-skipping DVR

CNET disclosed Monday that it had originally picked Dish Network Corp’s controversial ad-skipping device to receive its top award at the Consumer Electronics Show last week, before CNET’s parent company, CBS Corp, forced it to reverse course.  The revelation came just hours after CNET senior writer Greg Sandoval quit in protest at the episode, taking to Twitter to say that he no longer had “confidence that CBS is committed to editorial independence.” Mr. Sandoval, reached by cellphone declined to comment further, saying only that “everything on Twitter is accurate.”

CAMPAIGN ASIA: Getty Images ties trending topics to its photos in ‘The Feed’

SINGAPORE – Getty Images has launched an application to showcase its images through social media by curating real-time collections of pictures connected to topics that are trending on Twitter.,getty-images-ties-trending-topics-to-its-photos-in-the-feed.aspx?eid=21&edate=20130115&utm_source=20130115&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=daily_newsletter





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