Daily Archive: October 18, 2011

Oct 18

First Media, HBO Asia bring curtain up for SHOWTIME

Tweet Indonesian broadband and cable TV provider First Media has entered into a partnership with HBO Asia to offer a new video on demand (VOD) service. HBO Asia is designed to offer the content that its US parent company offers to Asian markets through exclusive licensing deals with major s. In addition to the proprietary …

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Oct 18

YouTube to offer 25 linear channels

Tweet YouTube is to offer the first of about 25 professionally aggregated linear channels this January. The gossip is that Google is spending a total of about $150 million with the likes of FremantleMedia, Elisabeth Murdoch’s Shine/Reveille group, Warner Bros and others to acquire its programming at a rate of about $5 million per channel …

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Oct 18

Guarding against media monopoly

Tweet In his speech celebrating the Republic of China’s centenary on Oct. 10, President Ma Ying-jeou  said, as he has on previous occasions, that Taiwan enjoys freedom, democracy and affluence. He said that Taiwan’s democracy is the pride of Chinese communities around the world and he finished off his speech by shouting: “Long live Taiwan’s …

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Oct 18

THE 2011 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST

Tweet As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic announces the next photo contest. Send us your winning shots in any of these three categories: people, places, and nature. Please submit images that accurately reflect the captured moment in time. In other words, keep it real. Judged on creativity and photographic …

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Oct 18

Unique: The International Traineeship

Tweet The international traineeship is specially designed for young journalists from the regions to which Deutsche Welle broadcasts. Deutsche Welle trains its own young journalists for its programming in some 30 foreign languages. Every year, a decision is reached on which programs need new young journalists. Application Time Frames International Traineeships from November 2012 Application Time …

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