Colour me impressed. Major League Baseball’s first foray into console video delivery is perhaps the best way to enjoy MLB.tv’s pioneering internet service.
Late last week, I got to talk with Jean-François Codère of RueFrontenac.com, the website of Le Journal de Montréal’s 253 locked out employees. Just four days after staff was locked out in January by publisher Quebecor, RueFrontenac.com was launched, allowing the journalists to continue reporting while simultaneously showing management where to stick it.
Now the journalists will tackle the mobile web by doing something most media hasn’t had the cojones to do: Charge for their iPhone app.