LIVE Test Broadcast #2

February 13, 2018

This is our second test broadcast.

Travis Cross plays some music and reads some headlines as he continues to work out the technical bugs.

News Headlines:

  1. Facebook Watch
  2. Amazon
    • Amazon has a program called Amazon Video Direct which lets “content creators and visual storytellers reach millions of Amazon Video customers. The programs are then available to subscribers of Amazon Prime Video.
    • They wants a piece of the pie between advertisers and video producers who generate sponsored content.
    • Source:
  3. YouTube
    • YouTube has announced stricter ad policies to make its revenue-sharing program more selective.
    • Creators now need to accrue 4,000 hours of watched video within the prior 12 months, and have a minimum of 1,000 subscribers. The rules apply to new content creators, and existing partners.
    • Last year, marketers boycotted YouTube because their ads appeared alongside extremist videos.
    • Source:
  4. Sleep
    • Get a good night’s sleep.
    • Try to avoid caffeine after 2 p.m.
    • Don’t pop sleeping pills before going to bed.
    • If you wake up in the middle of the night and are still awake after 20 minutes, get out of bed and find something boring to do so you can fall back asleep. Instead of turning on the TV, which is stimulating and can make you feel more alert, read a boring section of the newspaper or fold clothes.
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