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  • Cablevision: Aereo Is Illegal, But Broadcasters Are Wrong in Their Attack on Startup

    Cablevision Systems, aiming to protect the legality of its network DVR, released a white paper stating that while TV-streaming service Aereo is violating the law the arguments broadcasters have made in attacking the startup threaten to "cripple" cloud-...
  • Aereo will not fight broadcasters' effort to get Supreme Court ruling

    Aereo, the digital company that transmits local television signals to consumers via the Internet, said it will not oppose the efforts of broadcasters to have the Supreme Court hear their legal arguments against the start-up service. "We want this...
  • Has Justine Sacco Been Fired Yet? Barry Diller's IAC Isn't Saying

    IAC, the Internet media company run by Barry Diller, removed the name and contact info for communications director Justine Sacco after her racially charged tweet about AIDS and Africa spawned a massive wave of outrage on Twitter. But the company has not...
  • IAC Fires PR Chief Justine Sacco After Firestorm over AIDS Tweet

    IAC said it has parted ways with Justine Sacco, who had been its senior director of corporate communications, after she posted a racial message Friday on Twitter joking about AIDS in Africa. On Friday, a tweet posted to Sacco's account from London said,...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global

    PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral. Justine Sacco, a director of...
  • 'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.

    'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.
    After the coffee. Before deciding on a Chinese restaurant for Christmas. The Skinny: Another disappointing Sunday spent watching the Redskins blow a game. Fortunately, I've been reading the Johnny Carson biography by his former lawyer Henry Bushkin,...
  • Broadcasters Blast 'Nonsensical' Aereo Ruling in Supreme Court Response

    TV broadcasters reiterated their position against Aereo in a brief filed Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court, labeling a lower-court decision denying their request to shut down the Internet TV startup "nonsensical" and saying Aereo's legal arguments defied...
  • Disney Appoints Twitter's Jack Dorsey to Board

    The Walt Disney Co. elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, as an independent director to its board effective immediately. Disney chairman and CEO Robert Iger called the 37-year-old Dorsey "a talented entrepreneur who has helped...
  • Preaching Teamwork in Hollywood, Praying It Works

    Showbiz has a long history of onscreen teamwork, from Laurel & Hardy to Brad & Angelina. But in the executive suites, it's been more erratic. The 14-year (and counting) partnership of Gary Newman and Dana Walden at 20th Century Fox TV is all the more...
  • Vimeo Announces News Corp. Digital Exec Clayman as Head of On Demand Business

    Greg Clayman, head of News Corp.'s digital strategy, is joining Internet video company Vimeo as general manager of audience networks, overseeing its premium on demand business, Vimeo said Friday. At News Corp., Clayman oversaw the launch and operations...
  • Heads Keep Rolling in Hollywood

    From the time the first movie studios were founded, Wall Street has viewed the entertainment business somewhat like the Tea Party views Washington: Spending is too high, ambitions are too grandiose. That's why investors see the continuing wave of...