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  • In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?

    In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?
    The Jan. 15 announcement of the 2015 Academy Award nominations was greeted with widespread dismay at the omission of Ava DuVernay, the director of "Selma," and David Oyelowo, the movie's star. Once people analyzed and totaled up the nominations, dismay...
  • YouTube to host and stream own Super Bowl halftime show

    YouTube to host and stream own Super Bowl halftime show
    Get ready for the Super Bowl, YouTube style. The Google-owned video platform has invited hundreds of its die-hard users to its studios in Playa Vista to watch the big game. The plan is to host and stream its own halftime show as an alternative to the...
  • New FCC definition of high-speed Internet may affect Comcast-TWC deal

    New FCC definition of high-speed Internet may affect Comcast-TWC deal
    The Federal Communications Commission's new definition of high-speed Internet service could become a factor in Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable. The FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice are reviewing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable...
  • Seven sign up for council election

    Seven hopefuls have signed up to run for two open seats on the Glendale City Council, and the pool ranges from a pair of incumbents to those making a second or third attempt and a couple of newcomers. The lineup of candidates for the April 7 election...
  • Watch this year's Super Bowl? No, thanks.

    Watch this year's Super Bowl? No, thanks.
    I watched the first Super Bowl in 1967, and it was one of the great TV viewing experiences of my life. The resonant, rock-steady call of play-by-play announcer Ray Scott and the 35-10 throttling that my beloved Green Bay Packers gave the brash Kansas...
  • Lance Bass to serve as ambassador for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale

    Lance Bass to serve as ambassador for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale
    Pop star Lance Bass is coming to Fort Lauderdale's giant same-sex wedding on the beach. The former *NSYNC member and Dancing with the Stars alum will be the official ambassador for Thursday's "Love is Love" mass wedding celebration. The beach wedding...
  • China's losing battle with Internet censorship

    China's losing battle with Internet censorship
    Here's a riddle of the Internet age: Netflix doesn't offer its service in China, so it blocks communication with Chinese computers. Yet an estimated 20 million people in China watch movies on Netflix. How? Through some simple software that masks a...
  • Jeffrey M. McCall: Media money machine turns athletes into heroes

    Jeffrey M. McCall: Media money machine turns athletes into heroes
    Let's remember a key fact as we prepare snacks and grab the remote to watch the Super Bowl. The people playing in the game are important only because they happen to be good at football. They aren't superheroes. They aren't necessarily good at anything...
  • Marriott formally logs out of doomed FCC Wi-Fi request

    Marriott formally logs out of doomed FCC Wi-Fi request
    It was hotels that were treated to turndown service, courtesy of customers, and the government left a tip: Don't ever interfere with Wi-Fi. Marriott International and a hotel industry lobbying group completed their retreat on the issue of potentially...
  • Super Bowl On The Fly

    Enter D-Flate Gate please: Minor league baseball teams are some of the most creative organizations in the world, always looking to take advantage of some marketing edge, something hot in pop culture, sometimes with charity in mind. So the Bridgeport...
  • The Week Ahead: Net neutrality clarity from the FCC?

    Speculators love rumors. Rumors thrive with opacity. And rumors do not move at equal speeds for everyone. In this regard, rumors have plenty in common with the Federal Communications Commission debate over how to handle net neutrality. Net neutrality...