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Podcast: Why the digital age needs an effective content licensing strategy

Podcast: Why the digital age needs an effective content licensing strategy | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Publishers must now focus on a strategy for effectively licensing digital content. In the latest GigaOM Research Podcast, analyst Paul Sweeting discusses why we need a strategy and how it will impact publishers and others.
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Really insightful guide to copyright, licencing and payment issues around digital for content creators.

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Encoding Video for HTML5

Learn the technological fundamentals behind encoding both H.264 and WebM formats for playback with the HTML5 tag. Learn the basics of H.264 and WebM encoding...
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Jan Ozer gives an overview with regards to video specs for H.264 and WebM and HTML5 developments.

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The fall and rise of magazines from print to digital

The fall and rise of magazines from print to digital | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Declining sales do not mean the end for glossies. More platforms mean better ways of connecting people with their passions
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Indeed, some sectors are doing quite nicely and all magazines are built around the twin pillars that have always eluded newspapers – passion and community. The most successful ones are returning to their roots.

 
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Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free

Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
According to Press+ data, the average price of a monthly digital subscription is now $9.26 — up from $6.85 at the beginning of 2012. Publishers are also offering fewer articles for free before a user hits a paywall.
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RR Donnelley’s Press+, which helps more than 400 publishers offer metered paywalls and manage digital subscriptions, says its clients are charging more for monthly subscriptions while offering fewer articles for free.

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5 Things to Know About the U.K. Press Regulation Compromise

5 Things to Know About the U.K. Press Regulation Compromise | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

LONDON - After months of wrangling, Britain's political parties have reached a compromise that will establish a new press regulator based on suggestions of the Leveson Inquiry, which was launched in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.

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Publishers, such as News Corp.'s News International, as well as the owners of the Telegraph and Daily Mail newspapers, have been opposed to statutory regulation, and it will be interesting to see if they interpret the final compromise as acceptable or not.

 

All parties have said that victims of press abuse will be big winners. Hacked Off, the non-profit supported by the likes of Hugh Grant, lauded the new royal charter.

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Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism, Study Shows

Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism, Study Shows | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
U.S. newsrooms have cut their staffs by about 30% since highs reached in 2000, and journalism is suffering as a result.
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Fewer Resources = Poorer Quality JournalismThere are now less than 40,000 full-time employees working in news, the lowest since 1978, Pew found.

At the same time, companies and other organizations are seizing opportunities to deliver their messages straight to the public — rather than through the media — with mixed results.

 
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NBC's piracy takedowns skyrocket: Wait, wasn’t file sharing supposed to be dead?

NBC's piracy takedowns skyrocket: Wait, wasn’t file sharing supposed to be dead? | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
File sharing is exploding, and the studios are barely keeping up fighting the pirates: That’s the gist of a WSJ story detailing NBC’s anti-piracy work. But is it really that simple?
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NBC’s Los Angeles-based anti-piracy unit sent out 3.9 million takedown notices for pirated content last year, according to a Wall Street Journal report from Monday. Three years earlier, NBC sent out just 427,000 such notices.

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Eyeist Publishes First Cloud-Based Portfolio Review Site for Photographers

Eyeist Publishes First Cloud-Based Portfolio Review Site for Photographers | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Eyeist founders, Allegra Wilde , Micah and Jesse Diamond and their Lead Developer, Doug Dawirs, have announced publication of a new site providing real-time cloud-based creative photography reviews.

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The first of its kind, it offers consultations and live critiques by 50+ reviewers from such outlets as Esquire, the VII Photo Agency, Getty Images, PhotoShelter and the Haggerty Museum of Art.

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