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  • The Death of ‘Huffpost Live’: How to Fail at Video

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    The Death of ‘Huffpost Live’: How to Fail at Video

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    HuffPost Live is dead. With its eight-hour-a-day streaming network, Huffington Post tried to do what every media company out there is scrambling to figure out: video. But, like too many of its desperate peers, HuffPo did exactly the wrong thing: It aped television news—worse, cable news. Oh, yes, the hosts were hip, the outfits ironic, the beards stubbly, the set cool. But the grammar of TV news still ruled.

    Written by Alastair Otter

    Data visualisation & design, journalist, hacker.

    http://mediahack.co.za/alastair

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