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NAB to Explore Next Gen TV in New Webinar

By |May 26, 2016|News|

WASHINGTON, D.C. — PILOT, the technology division of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will produce and host “Authoring Our Future: Developing Applications for Next Gen TV,” a live webinar that explores the capabilities of [...]

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Nexstar Launches Lakana

By |March 31, 2015|Innovation Stories|

On March 31, 2015, Nexstar Broadcasting Group combined existing digital assets into a new operation, LAKANA, that offers publishers a variety of multiplatform digital technologies to capitalize on the growing demand for digital publishing services. [...]

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Total Cast

By |May 6, 2016|Innovation Stories|

Founded in 2013, TotalCast is a TV Everywhere solution delivering live local channels to cell phones and tablets. TotalCast’s patented geofencing technology ensures local affiliate streams stay within each local TV market, respecting content distribution agreements [...]

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Iowa Public TV Advances Early Learning

By |May 6, 2016|Innovation Stories|

Iowa Public Television (IPTV) has deployed an extensive community-based early learning effort known as Ready for School. Ready for School seeks to use educational media to increase the early literacy and math skills of economically [...]

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Scripps’ Newsy Reaches Gen Y via OTT

By |August 11, 2015|Innovation Stories|

Scripps-owned Newsy (purchased in December 2013) has sharpened its focus on OTT digital video platforms. More millennials are turning to OTT services for their news and entertainment, and Scripps intends to lead the development of [...]

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Scripps Acquires podcast company Midroll

By |July 22, 2015|Innovation Stories|

In July 2015, Scripps acquired Midroll Media, a leading podcasting company, to accelerate leadership in the spoken word and audio streaming space. Midroll Media is a major player in the podcast space and operates a [...]

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New Business Model for Digital Broadcast Media

By |August 27, 2015|Innovation Stories|

wcpo.com In January 2014, E.W. Scripps-operated WCPO.com became the first TV-based local media digital business wrapped in a membership and paid content strategy. Why is it important? Television should not allow newspapers to own the [...]

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Coalition Launch

By |June 16, 2015|Innovation Stories|

A coalition of 15 broadcasters, print, and online publishers are working on a testing program through the FAA’s test site at Virginia Tech for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or “drones” [...]

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