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Lots of NewTeeVee news out there today, so here’s our drive-thru espresso version of several stories you may want to slurp down: Microsoft, AP building online video network for newspapers: Beet.TV’s Andy Plesser has the deets on a plan from Microsoft and AP to share and […]

Lots of NewTeeVee news out there today, so here’s our drive-thru espresso version of several stories you may want to slurp down:

Microsoft, AP building online video network for newspapers: Beet.TV’s Andy Plesser has the deets on a plan from Microsoft and AP to share and monetize the video offerings coming out of some of the nation’s larger newspapers. Whether or not seeing more newspaper reporters on video is a good thing is open for debate.

How much can you make for your video? Pal Phil Harvey over at Light Reading has posted his latest installment of an ongoing look at online video sharing sites, this time with some permutations on how much the online sites may (or may not) be willing to pay you. Bottom line: Don’t quit the day job just yet.

Turkey banning YouTube: See what hosting an online battle of insults between Greeks and Turks will get you? A ban on YouTube in Turkey, according to several reports. Not sure how much losing Turkish viewers will further delay Google’s plans to reap revenue from YouTube, but it certainly isn’t helping.

Mark Cuban subpoenas YouTube: Instead of costing his basketball team a technical, Mark Cuban turns referee and slaps a copyright-infringement foul on YouTube. But hey, nothing personal, Cuban says.

TiVo, Amazon go live with Unbox: Amazon’s video-on-demand leap to the TV set that we talked about previously is now out of beta and into the real world. Fly, little bird, fly!

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