Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 02/25/14 12:02:51 PM
Dylan Byers of POLITICO looks into why live digital news broadcasts from newspapers have consistently failed.
He writes, "In the past five years, the Times, the Journal, the Post, POLITICO and others have dedicated more resources to video than to any other new endeavor, and, to date, have lost money in every case, sources at those organizations said. Creating compelling television, it turned out, meant more than putting talking heads around a table. It required millions of dollars, new innovations, and, most important, experienced producers and compelling on-air talent. Now, the hope for live digital television is all but dead, and the entire industry is on a 'course correction.'"
Read the full story here.