The station group is the first in the U.S. to integrate the asset management and archiving solution with its newsroom system. Masstech For News lets journalists access stories — text and video — within a station’s newsroom system, like AP ENPS and Avid iNews.
Content management systems serving the local media industry have taken a quantum leap forward, and choosing the right CMS has become more complicated than ever. Media companies have some difficult choices: select a system from a vendor, build one in-house or use an open-source system. Ron Stitt, VP of digital media at Fox Television Stations: “The pace of development is still constantly accelerating, and the landscape is incredibly complex when you factor in not just the front end but also the underlying platforms, devices, operating systems, display formats, distribution schemes and advertising/tracking requirements.” Part one of a three-part special report. Read the full report here.
The time when media companies will no longer be associated with their legacy formats is fast approaching and content management systems will need to adapt to the trend toward convergence. CMS and online video entities will need to provide access to their publishing interface across three channels: desktop Web, mobile Web and mobile app. “Where the editor is publishing from will no longer be a meaningful distinction,” says Timur Yarnell, CEO of BIM.