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  • Copyright Office Rejects Aereo's Effort to Qualify as a Cable Company

    The U.S. Copyright Office has denied Aereo's effort to obtain a statutory license to stream local broadcast station signals. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of broadcasters last month, Aereo set out on a new legal strategy. The majority of the...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • 'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.

    'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.
    After the coffee. Before wishing Ringo Starr happy birthday. The Skinny: I hope everyone had a good break. I used the past few days to watch a bunch of pilots in preparation for the TV press tour that kicks off this week. Now I need another vacation....
  • Sun Valley: Media Moguls and Tech Titans Mingle at Allen & Co. Conference

    The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read. That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....
  • Tina Brown Lists Beachfront Manse in Hamptons

    Last fall Tina Brown resigned her stormy post as editor-in-chief at still-not-profitable the Daily Beast, which she co-founded in 2008 with Barry Diller, in order to launch an eponymous media company, write a memoir and -- as it turns out -- shake up...
  • Demand Media Hires Sean Moriarty, Ex-CEO of Ticketmaster, as Chief Exec

    Internet media, advertising and e-commerce company Demand Media named Sean Moriarty, former chief exec of Ticketmaster, as CEO and member of its board. Moriarty most recently was CEO of Saatchi Art, an online art-gallery marketplace operated by Saatchi...
  • Nanula takes leave from Miramax! CNN bringing back 'Crossfire'

    Nanula takes leave from Miramax! CNN bringing back 'Crossfire'
    After the coffee. Before going back to my salad diet. The Skinny: Had dinner at the iconic diner Pann's on Wednesday night and now I can't move. But it was worth it. Thursday's headlines include a potential scandal involving a top Miramax executive, CNN...
  • CBS inks deal with Verizon; Disney/ABC TV unit lays off workers

    CBS inks deal with Verizon; Disney/ABC TV unit lays off workers
    After the coffee. Before Joe rethinks his vacation plans. The Skinny: The boss is going on vacation next week and wisely giving me reign over the Fix. Or maybe not so wisely, given I stayed up too late watching "The Thick of It" on Hulu. Today's...
  • New York Fashion Week spring 2014: Diane von Furstenberg review

    NEW YORK -- There's been a lot of grousing about New York Fashion Week this season -- the packed crowds, the packed schedule, the faraway venues. And on Sunday afternoon, Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America,...
  • J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. back in biz! 'Better Call Saul' in works.

    J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. back in biz! 'Better Call Saul' in works.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to pick the Jets or Patriots.   The Skinny: I love the Saul Goodman character on "Breaking Bad," but anytime I hear the words "spinoff," "prequel" or "sequel," I get very nervous as visions of "Joey" start...
  • Tina Brown: Goodbye, Daily Beast. Hello, book deal.

    Tina Brown: Goodbye, Daily Beast. Hello, book deal.
    Just after news that she'll leave the Daily Beast, Tina Brown has announced that she will publish "Media Beast," a memoir "of her years at the top of the media world," as publisher Henry Holt describes in it a news release. Holt confirms that the book,...