Finding news so you don’t have to:
Crisis TV: Josh Spear finds a non-profit that funds and distributes reporting on humanitarian crises around the world. “WEdia.tv covered the famine in Mali and Niger, and its footage was picked up by every major American network as well as by Reuters and the AP.”
Time on YouTube: Time’s latest cover article delves into the history of YouTube. Turns out the rags to riches story started with an idea for a video version of HotOrNot.
Rich blogging tools: The company providing the technology for Comcast’s blogging tool has launched its rich-media blogging platform, Vibe Journal. “They’re also launching VibeTV, a service that lets you choose from preselected video ‘networks,’” Mashable reports.
Mac for SageTV: For families fragmented by their heterogenous choice of platforms, SageTV launches Mac support to compliment their Windows and Linux clients, finally bringing everyone together around the warm glow of a PVR.
Zudeo lands BBC: Azureus’s content portal, Zudeo, has signed its first major content partner, the British Broadcasting Corporation, for online distribution in the colonies. Sadly, only a smattering of shows will be available by “early next year,” and “the beeb” could prove slow in leveraging the latest advances in Python-to-Python technology.