The Radice Files — Episode 20 “The Stream Is An immovable Force”

Why is it still called TV?

Forecast: US OTT spend to exceed pay-TV in 2024 |

US viewers will spend more on streaming video than pay-TV for the first time in 2024, according to findings from advisory firm Strategy Analytics. According to

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There’s More to Roku vs. Google Than the Usual Dollars and Sense | Next TV

YouTube TV’s potential separation from OTT platform raises issues Google wants to avoid

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WSJ News Exclusive | Verizon Explores Sale of Media Assets, Including Parts of Yahoo and AOL

Verizon is exploring a sale of its media assets, including potentially parts of Yahoo and AOL businesses, people familiar with the matter said.

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The Hamburglar? How A Story About Meat Limits Fell Apart | TV News Check

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden spent only a weekend as the “Hamburglar” in the conservative media world. But while the false story lasted, it moved with a damaging speed and breadth, another example of a closed ecosystem of information affecting public opinion. An academic study published a year before Biden became president was […]

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Nexstar’s ‘unbiased’ news has stumbled. What went wrong? — Los Angeles Times

Cable channel NewsNation, launched last year, is searching for a lane in the highly polarized news landscape but has struggled to gain traction.

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Traffic to conservative websites plunge in March 2021 — Alerting mainstream audiences about headlines from the right

April 28, 2021 — For the second straight month, the majority of top conservative websites posted year-over-year (YOY) declines in unique visitors, according to TheRighting’s exclusive analysis of March mobile and desktop traffic based on Comscore data. Of the twenty websites listed in TheRighting’s March 2021 top conservative websites chart, 12 experienced declines in YOY traffic, with many posting large double-digit decreases.

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Why Tucker Carlson is too big for Fox News to cancel

Outrage and ad boycotts have dogged the Fox News host since 2018, but recent calls for his viewers to “engage in anti-social behavior” are new.

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How TV Productions Are Adapting to the Covid-19 Pandemic — The New York Times

The unions representing actors and crews are in talks with the studios about extending — and possibly changing — the safety protocols they agreed on in September.

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CES will return to Las Vegas as an in-person event in 2022 — The Verge

CES is officially returning to Las Vegas for an in-person event in 2022, the CTA announced, marking the official return of the world’s biggest tech conference.

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CNN Poll: 7 in 10 who watched say Biden’s speech left them feeling optimistic — CNNPolitics

About half of Americans who watched President Joe Biden’s address to Congress had a very positive reaction to the speech, and 71% said they walked away feeling more optimistic about the country’s direction, according to a CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.

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And finally…about last night…

S.V. Dáte is a White House correspondent for the HuffPost and an author.

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