Why Live Video Won't Save the News Biz
Posted: 2/24/2014 | By: Dylan Byers | Politico
Last July, The Washington Post launched a live video channel that its president proclaimed would be “the ESPN of politics.”
Instead, PostTV turned out to be more like a public access show. Within five months, the live content had vanished and the “channel” became little more than a clearinghouse for pre-taped video packages and recycled press briefing footage, along with the occasional original report.