Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Will Robert Kyncl and YouTube Revolutionize Television? : The New Yorker

From an extensive New Yorker YouTube profile

For the past sixty years, TV executives have been making the decisions about what we watch in our living rooms. Kyncl would like to change that. Therefore YouTube, the home of grainy cell-phone videos and skateboarding dogs, is going pro. Kyncl has recruited producers, publishers, programmers, and performers from traditional media to create more than a hundred channels, most of which will d├ębut in the next six months—a sort of YouTV. Streaming video, delivered over the Internet, is about to engage traditional TV in a skirmish in the looming war for screen time.

Will Robert Kyncl and YouTube Revolutionize Television? : The New Yorker

Post a Comment