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Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

Forget the World Cup: We Now Have the World Pup

downloadAnimal Planet has turned the Puppy Bowl into the most social TV show airing on Super Bowl Sunday, besides, of course, the Super Bowl. Now, the network will try to capitalize on the upcoming World Cup by introducing the World Pup.

Beginning Thursday, the network will kick off a single-elimination tournament that pits dog breeds most representative of each country against each other. In the meantime, the stars of Animal Planet L!VE’s Puppy Cam are celebrating (in front of 20+ cameras) the tournament by practicing the other version of football. Read more

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Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now! 
 

How social TV and dogs are a perfect fit, happy National Dog Day

In honor of National Dog Day we spoke with an expert about social TV and the love of pets, in particular dogs. Dogs, pets and animals have played key roles on major TV shows throughout the years, even with Tony Soprano. Pets have become so big for TV that DIRECTV even launched a channel for dogs to watch. In honor of this momentous holiday we interviewed Tom Maynard, Channel Head for The Pet Collective, the who Freemantle digital channel who recently engaged in a partnership with web video giant Blip to bring even more pet content to the web. Read more