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  • Disruption's winners and losers in 2015

    Disruption's winners and losers in 2015
    Think major industries have been disrupted a lot already? Just wait. A new report makes the case that 2015 promises to be the year that long-developing trends and already existing technologies finally upend conventional ways of doing business, posing...
  • What makes the Sony hack any different from the 'Fappening'?

    What makes the Sony hack any different from the 'Fappening'?
    When hackers unknown published the stolen nude photographs of female celebrities in September, the backlash was both fierce and nearly instantaneous: "Anybody who looked at those pictures, you're perpetuating a sexual offense," the actress Jennifer...
  • Why Hearst Thinks AwesomenessTV Is Worth $325 Million

    Hearst made another big bet this week that its future lies in digital media, writing a check for $81.25 million to take a 25% stake in DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV. The deal gives AwesomenessTV an implied valuation of $325 million -- nearly...
  • 'Serial' brings healing to Syed family

    'Serial' brings healing to Syed family
    The home that had once been a lonely refuge for a family was buzzing with activity again this week. Another reporter had just left down the concrete steps after interviewing Shamim Rahman about "Serial," the world's most popular podcast, which has put...
  • NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected

     NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected
    Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News." Yet half of those...
  • Digital Tracking: 'Exodus' to Rise Above 'Top Five'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot -- which studies social data and box office trends -- analyzes this weekend's new...
  • Sports on MSNBC? News Outlet Will Launch Streaming-Video Hub To Test New Shows, Hosts

    MSNBC is getting ready to debut a new show about sports. And one focused on books. And another that will examine celebrity and popular culture. In all, the NBCUniversal-owned cable-news network has 14 new programs ready to roll. You won't see any of them...
  • Sony calls on media to stop publishing hacked documents

    Sony calls on media to stop publishing hacked documents
    Stunned by a massive leak of sensitive documents, Sony Pictures Enterprises embarked Sunday on an attempt to contain the crisis by discouraging further media coverage of the leaked emails, which have embarrassed Hollywood stars and the studio's top...
  • It's official: WLS-Ch. 7 to air 25 Cubs games

    It's official: WLS-Ch. 7 to air 25 Cubs games
    In a move that shakes up the local sports TV landscape, the Chicago Cubs and WLS-Ch.7 confirmed Friday they have struck a deal to broadcast a portion of the team's schedule through 2019. ABC 7 will carry 25 games per regular season in prime time,...
  • Sony Lawyers Warn Press to Destroy Documents from Hack

    Sony Pictures Entertainment is hitting back at media outlets for using stolen documents to report on the fallout from a devastating hack at the studio. Attorneys for the studio are asking press to destroy any information it may have obtained after...
  • A drive to spread warmth this winter

    A drive to spread warmth this winter
    As forecasters anticipate a frigid winter, a local hotel and retailer are joining forces to help provide Baltimore's most vulnerable with blankets of warmth this season. From now until New Year's Eve, the Hyatt Recency Baltimore, along with Target and...