The number of scripted shows produced by networks, cable networks and online services ballooned to 371 last year. Diminished ratings in television have been a reality for some time, but that has largely been credited to technological challenges and changes in viewing habits.
The rise of ad blocking online has worried marketers and web publishers alike, but even TV networks are having to confront the disruptive technology as it strips commercials from their streaming video players.
NAB Labs, the tech devision of the NAB, is participating in seed financing of Antenna, a startup tech company that provides a means for media companies and retailers to determine what online content is resonating with audiences.
The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving: Apple is exploring getting into the original programming business.
It's getting dicey out there for TV reporters and photographers especially when they are prepping or doing a live remote. You cannot fully protect them, but you can take precautions.
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