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Social streaming and broadcast

We are witnessing a growing trend from broadcasters looking to complement TV content with social streaming. When done well, it can really help increase consumer engagement on a huge scale and we have seen some great examples of it over recent months. At the recent Kit Plus Show, I talked about the marriage between broadcast and social streaming, wh...

Submitted by Craig Moehl
Published 13 January 2017

Tips on how to reduce your exposure to business crime

Business Crime is growing in popularity and is cunning, smart, and very convincing. It is being spurred on by the very technology that is supposed to help media and other businesses improve performance. One of the trending frauds is \'Social Engineering\' where criminals can make use technology, and trickery to exploite our human nature. Here we ou...

Submitted by Phil Bower
Published 25 August 2016

Take a peek at Periscope

by Beth Zarkhosh Issue 106 - October 2015 If youre a Twitter user, you may have recently started to notice an increase in the use of the word Periscope. No, this is not a sudden surge of nautical fanatics - Periscope is the latest social media app to the take the web(/world) by storm and has duly been morphed into a verb - to Periscope. The live vi...

Submitted by Beth Zarkhosh
Published 01 November 2015

Selling yourself online

by Beth Zarkhosh Issue 103 - July 2015 YouTube ; the video sharing website that was founded in San Bruno California in 2005 has quickly become one of if not the biggest, and most prominent websites of the decade. Allowing pretty much anyone, anywhere to upload videos of their choice with millions of viewers around the world, YouTube has grown in to...

Submitted by Beth Zarkhosh
Published 01 August 2015


by Kieron Seth Issue 101 - May 2015 A year after its launch, Transmitter is developing a real name for itself. A partnership between the BPI and music media company LoveLive, it\'s a dedicated online music channel designed to promote the best music talent Britain has to offer. The content produced is shaped and driven by its viewers, and optimised...

Submitted by Kieron Seth#
Published 01 June 2015


by Callum O\'Leary Issue 97 - January 2015 Let\'s be honest here, most students today are very engaged with social media, why wouldn\'t they be? In the past few years, social media has developed hugely; not just as something you use as a pastime on your desktop or laptop, but a multi-million pound business. It\'s where the people are. And where the...

Submitted by Callum O Leary
Published 01 February 2015

Social Media... a filmmakers new best friend?

by Beth Zarkhosh Issue 96 - December 2014 Social media platforms can be extremely helpful the mediums such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Youtube can be utilised for everything from generating interest in a project and sourcing ideas, getting feedback to getting funding. Sifting through my own personal Facebook and Twitter feeds I am...

Submitted by Beth Zarkhosh
Published 01 January 2015

News - A New Beginning

by Kieron Seth Issue 96 - December 2014 As voting ended, political analysts eagerly awaited the result from the Rochester and Stroud by-election. Commentators expected a dramatic shift in the Westminster landscape and with it the overturning of the political status quo stretching back 100 years. Yet the headlines that evening were nothing to do wit...

Submitted by Kieron Seth#
Published 01 January 2015

Ask the Experts - Integrating Social Media

Why should I care about integrating social media into my broadcast operations?Viewers are the lifeblood of any broadcaster, whether public service or commercial, major national broadcaster or special interest, free-to-air or pay TV, RF or IP delivery, fundamentally it's all about getting, and keeping, as many viewers as possible. Social media provi...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 October 2011

Getting Social

There are, apparently, 200 million tweets a day. Given that Twitter claims 200 million active users that seems a modest output, it is true, but the Twitterati have a disproportionate reach because large numbers of people – many of them lazy journalists – follow other people’s trending topics without contributing themselves. YouTube users download c...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 September 2011

Jack of all trades

So those following my column will know I’m Emma and currently in my first year working as a freelance production assistant. There’s been a few n00by mistakes but also some successes!The best thing about my job has to be the variety of clients I work with, and the variety of roles I can fulfil. This month I've been a second camera operator, producti...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 September 2011

Introducing Emma and her commentaries

My name’s Emma, and I am currently in my first year working as a freelance production assistant. In these commentaries I’ll be sharing with you what I get up to, the n00by mistakes I’ll inevitably make, but hopefully some successes!This month I was fortunate enough to be a part of the Tony Hawk Twitter Hunt. If only the life of a production assista...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 June 2011

The #BVEXPO Great Experiment

NAB, IBC and Broadcast Video Expo share one thing - they play to a global audience for TV and film production, post-production and distribution. It’s not practical to get along to all the shows so there is an increasing trend to report for that global audience. BV Expo is currently the only show without a dedicated multimedia channel. With somethin...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 April 2011