Topic: Local TV

Here's What Top Industry Execs Think About the Future of Video

Adweek, NCC partner on Executive Lab summit

  brightcove.createExperiences(); With the goal of surfacing best-in-class thought leadership on the convergence of video and television, Adweek, along with sponsor…

How It Feels to Go Viral, Then Watch Your Content Get Stolen All Over the Internet

'Instagram Husband' and the modern piracy of freebooting

On a Tuesday morning in December, I uploaded my late-night talk show's 449th video to YouTube, then went about my day. By the afternoon, I was thinking this one—a mockumentary called…

The Story Behind 'Instagram Husband,' the Year's Most Out-of-Nowhere Viral Hit

'It felt universal, so I knew we had something'

A week ago, Jeff Houghton was a local late-night TV personality in Springfield, Missouri. Today he's a viral video star. What happened in between was "Instagram Husband," a low-budget but perfectly presented…

Media General to Buy LIN Media for $1.6 Billion

Deal creates the second-largest pure-play TV group

Consolidation in the TV business continues unabated, as Media General on Friday announced it has agreed to acquire LIN Media for $1.6 billion. Pending regulatory approval, the combined group will include…