After the coffee. Before trying to get a story done well before deadline.
The Skinny: I joke a lot about my cats in this space, but right now sadly one is very ill. So keep a good thought for my beloved Skinny (yes, he is the inspiration for the name of this section of the Morning Fix). Today's headlines include the surprising hiring of Dee Dee Myers as the new spokeswoman of
Daily Dose: No need to worry that the Supreme Court battle between broadcasters and Aereo could end in a 4-4 tie. Justice
From the West Wing to the West Coast. Warner Bros. has tapped Dee Dee Myers, a former
Paris in spring. The Cannes Film Festival unveiled the lineup for this May's festival this morning. Two American movies -- “Foxcatcher" and “The Homesman" -- made the cut to compete. Both star
Making their case. Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments between broadcasters and Aereo, a startup that streams local TV signals over the Internet. Broadcasters claim Aereo is stealing their signal and violating copyright law. Aereo argues there is nothing illegal about its antenna service and cloud DVR. Ultimately it's about money. Broadcasters fear Aereo (which charges $8 to $12 a month for its service) could undercut the revenue they gets from pay-TV operators. Media and digital mogul
If you see something, say something. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), the most vocal critic of Comcast's proposed deal to acquire
Maybe they can arm-wrestle for it. Earlier this week, the Center for Public Integrity won a Pulitzer for its coverage of sick Appalachian miners who couldn't get healthcare. But
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