ABC’s eight owned and operated stations are offering new weather apps to viewers. The new apps, released Thursday, offer audio alerts of impending severe weather and a “follow me” feature that lets viewers check forecasts and radar while traveling outside their home market. The app is available free for both iOS and Android devices on [...]
The Washington Post is about to launch Post TV, a new online streaming political news channel. Chris Cillizza has been Instagraming a few pics of the progress so far. The set will have multiple areas and be stocked with a wide range of technology.
CNN Digital posted its most trafficked week and story in history during April, receiving 536 mm page views during the week and 87 mm on a individual story. The month also saw CNN’s second highest video streaming numbers, with over 162.5 mm streaming starts. These record numbers come as the events in Boston unfolded and [...]
TVNewsCheck has a great “Air Check” column by Diana Marszalek that discusses the importance of having reliable TV news websites, especially during high demand periods such as breaking news or weather events. The article highlights the Boston Marathon bombing coverage as a recent and high profile example, when the websites for the market’s NBC and [...]