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  • Disney writer dishes on blogging, legal oversight

    Disney writer dishes on blogging, legal oversight
    Disney’s lead blogger, Thomas Smith, gave a frank and sometimes funny talk on Thursday about the Disney Parks Blog. He gave plenty of examples from the blog, but he also dished a little on how Walt Disney Company’s famous legal department...
  • A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance

    A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance
    Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality. Naturally, it has no chance of...
  • Digital Savant: Internet outrage engine shows no sign of slowing

    Sometimes I think that if social media were someone we were collectively dating or were married to, that it would be time to talk about a breakup. For all the joy it can bring us (instantaneous communication; funny cat photos; live commentary on...
  • 2014 Young Hollywood Awards Nominees Include 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Fault in Our Stars'

    The nominees for the 16th Annual Young Hollywood Awards were announced Thursday, with "Divergent," "22 Jump Street" and "The Fault in Our Stars" among the titles vying for Favorite Flick honors, while "Pretty Little Liars," "Game of Thrones," and...
  • New media business model builds on volunteer content, but at what cost?

    New media business model builds on volunteer content, but at what cost?
    Once or twice a year I'm invited to talk with a classroom of university students about my career. Afterward the students pepper me with questions related, naturally, to their future: How do I find work once I graduate? How do I get a byline out of...
  • Google starts forgetting in Europe. Should it do so in the U.S. too?

    Google started its forget-me-now program in Europe on Thursday, complying with an order handed down by the continent's highest court last month. Under that order, individuals can demand that Google remove links to information that they consider...
  • Pay-TV's bundling gets reprieve in high court's Aereo ruling

    In its ruling against the TV streaming company Aereo Inc., the Supreme Court has removed one of the most visible threats to the pay-TV industry's notoriously expensive bundle. Aereo uses tiny antennas to deliver over-the-air TV signals via the Internet....
  • Advertisers Not Happy With CNN's 'Entertainment Programming'

    CNN recently unveiled a new slogan, "go there." But some ad-buying executives may not want to follow that command. As CNN begins to hold "upfront" conversations, several ad buyers say the Time Warner-owned cable-news outlet is meeting with resistance....
  • The Aereo Decision: 5 Likely Scenarios for What's Next

    In the hours after the Supreme Court ruling in Aereo, consumer groups declared a victory for rising cable prices. Public interest groups declared it a win for big media dominance. And Aereo's CEO declared that the decision sends a "chilling message" to...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: 5 tips for marketing to mothers

    This week's "Ask the Mompreneur" features an interview with Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, president and co-founder of The Mother Co., which specializes in safety and social skills media for kids. QUESTION: A lot of companies would love to tap into the mom...
  • George Lucas museum choice prompts strong reactions from leaders

    Since George Lucas announced on Tuesday his decision to build his long-planned museum on Chicago's famous Museum Campus along Lake Michigan, civic leaders have weighed in on the "Star Wars" director's choice -- and some people in San Francisco aren't...