Weekly Media Briefing for August 29th – September 2nd

August 29th, 2011

Google’s Eric Schmidt is delivering a speech at Edingburgh’s Television Festival next week, and is expected to outline the company’s plan to make a splash with GoogleTV in the U.K.

What would the news look like if PR firms could do whatever they wanted online?  For the Chinese, this is not a hypothetical question.

Why booming e-book sales are actually bad news for publishers, at least for now.

Here’s something nobody expected: non-profit news is getting MORE ideologically polarized, not less, says Pew.

Wal-Mart has become a major player in online movie rentals and downloads.

The death of books has been greatly exaggerated, says Lloyd Shepherd in a sane and cheerful article for the Guardian.