Press Release - NewTek and What's Trending to Host a Special Event Headlined by Kevin Smith on Feb. 15
Panel of cross-industry Internet TV entrepreneurs to discuss the future of online video on special episode of “What’s Trending”
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SAN ANTONIO, February 7, 2013 – The impact of the Internet on the entertainment industry will be examined as part of the highly anticipated special episode of “What’s Trending” (@WhatsTrending) — the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated interactive news talk show hosted by Shira Lazar. This special event will feature a panel of the entertainment industry entrepreneurs, including Kevin Smith, Kevin Pollak and Lisa Kudrow, who will discuss how technology, social media and access to the Internet are redefining what it means to be a “broadcaster” and pushing content creators to think differently about how to develop, produce and distribute programming. The program will be streamed live on Friday, February 15 from the show’s Los Angeles studio at 7:00p.m. PST and can be viewed live on “What’s Trending” website http://whatstrending.com/.
· What’s Trending (@WhatsTrending), an award-winning Internet news program that brings viewers behind the stories and the people trending on YouTube around the world during live daily broadcasts. Developed by Shira Lazar, What’s Trending is celebrated for shedding light on the developments in the future of entertainment on the web.
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