• Netflix '60 Minutes' original alternative may take on the news genre

    6 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The news genre has long been a fan-favorite across multiple mediums: radio, videos, and even podcasts. It's no surprise that Netflix had dabbled in it with its Making a Murderer series, but that's reportedly only the start of the company's ambitions. According to a new report, Netflix is looking into creating its original alternative to “60 Minutes,” an episodic series....
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  • Google To Promote Paid News To Subscribers In Search

    Google To Promote Paid News To Subscribers In Search

    6 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Web giant Google will reportedly be hosting an event in New York on March 20, where it will announce that it plans to start promoting search results containing paid articles when subscribers search for news. To be clear, this means that if Google knows that you subscribe to a certain publication, searching for news that publication has covered will see that particular publication's articles on the subject promoted higher than they would be for non-subscribers. This move is meant to help both Google and publications; while Google can fall back on the quality of paid publications to help it...
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  • NBC News plans online streaming service to attract younger viewers

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Comcast Corp's NBC News plans to launch an online streaming service this year as part of its effort to reach younger viewers who prefer to watch their favorite shows online, executives said on Wednesday.
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  • Netflix reportedly planning a '60 Minutes' inspired weekly news show

    Netflix reportedly planning a '60 Minutes' inspired weekly news show

    6 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Netflix is developing a weekly news show to rival the likes of CBS' 60 Minutes and ABC's 20/20, according to a report from Marketwatch. Marketwatch says the information comes from a TV executive who worked with Netflix in the past on a documentary, although the individual asked to remain anonymous. “Netflix have spotted a hole in the market for a current affairs TV show encompassing both sides of the political divide and are seeking to fill it,” the executive told Marketwatch. Few details on the alleged project are known at this time, although Marketwatch ‘s report states that Netflix is...
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