NAB-RTNDA: Random Conference Items

By Brian 

> anchor Christina Park at a panel discussion liveblogged by Steve Safran: “Christina points out what has become apparent to the rest of us in online video – for all the worrying about news video, people mostly want to watch the waterskiing squirrel or the finger-in-the-chili stories.”

> Green Day’s single “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” is unescapable in Las Vegas, BCBeat says.

> FTVLive complains that RTNDA “needs to come up with some fresh ideas…”

> B&C: “ABC News has purchased 100 Instinct nonlinear editing systems from Avid Technology Inc. for use throughout its news operations.”