Yahoo raises profile with Hollywood push

by Gary Gentile, AP/USAToday.com
3 April 2005

"It all speaks to Yahoo executives' excitement about 'micropublishing' - letting the portal's users create content attractive to fellow users that will encourage people to hang around in Yahoo's virtual world.

"It's a vision shared by others who see a future where people aren't just passive viewers of content but participate in creating the 'TV shows' of tomorrow.

"One company built on the concept is Brightcove, a startup that envisions a day when 'Internet Television' offers thousands of channels of content, some produced by traditional TV companies and much produced by individuals as the cost of digital cameras and editing tools drops."

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