This year, films designed for the web, and made by web users, dominated the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. For its 2013 edition the festival’s YouTube channel spotlighted quirky, provocative films, racking up over 2 million hits. Such popularity could be explained by the fact that although young people are watching less television, they are spending more and more time in front of screens.
News seen on the web and about the web. From Monday to Friday at 8.20 am Paris time.
2014-09-01 civil war
In this edition: Ukrainian web users call for international assistance; an anti-rape nail polish stirs up lively debate; and some surfing action along the Indonesian coastline.
2014-08-30 French politics
In terms of transparency in public life, France has always performed poorly. A law introduced at the end of 2013 is now forcing French parliamentarians to disclose their revenues...
2014-08-29 Social Media
In this edition: the mother of an American hostage issues a desperate plea to ISIS; Venezuela set to introduce mandatory fingerprinting in supermarkets; and the faces people make...
2014-08-28 Social Media
In this edition: the "Ice Bucket Challenge" angers anti-abortion activists; web users in Spain show support for a rape victim; and a tribute to Ghostbusters... in Lego.
2014-08-27 Social Media
In this edition: an Indian journalist launches the ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’; Egypt’s tips to the US police force spark debate; and two kayakers hurtle down a drainage ditch.