Vid-Biz: YouTube, Pope, Green TVs


Video Now an Important Reference Tool; Google-shmoogle, YouTube is an important source of information for a new generation of infoseekers. (The New York Times)

Pope Getting His Own YouTube Channel; will feature text and videos of the pontiff’s speeches as well as news. (The Associated Press)

Seventy Percent of Flat Panels TVs to Be Green by 2012; only 20 percent were eco-friendly in 2008; combination of regulation, cost reduction and social responsibility among the reasons TV manufacturers to become more earth-conscious. (CE Pro)

Review: Perkins’ 14 is D.O.A.; zombie movie is “the first feature film developed entirely via the Internet,” and gets panned by Variety. (Variety)

KoldCast TV Gets Four New Series and TiVo Deal; broadband video network to distribute The Hayley Project, Invention with Brian Forbes, Miles & Ben and The Crew, all of which will also be available through TiVoCast. (release)

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