Everybody can take a hint from Ryland Haggis and Lisa Bettany over at redpilot media in vancouver, b.c. (that's in Canada, yo). It's simply designed, the edits are not too fast, and they have a very clear message to communicate.
While I was at DrupalCon DC I went to a session about how to give a presentation. Emma Jane Hogbin had a slide where she was talking about different presentation styles, and she brought up "Selena talks dead chickens". With some creative googling, I discovered that the presentation was from Ignite Portland, and that someone had videotaped it.
I'm sure it helps that it's Demi Moore's qik account, and that Bruce Willis is in the shot ("Are you twittering?"), but I find stuff like this to be greater than 95% of the content on television, and therefore I don't feel the least bit bad about not having seen any in the last few years.
Really. This is one of those shows I watch every single episode of, no matter how far behind I get. It's fantastic, and they review some awesome stuff.
For example, here is their 2008 Year in Review episode:
Still the best camera of any "smartphone". AT&T or T-Mobile should really start carrying these things...
Just a few minutes after I wrote my most recent "Internet killed TV" rant, I see this more well-informed and context-rich talk about the very same subject, complete with references to Marshall Mcluhan.
It's official - crappy reality TV has been replaced by reality, captured on your Flip™ brand camera!