After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom.
The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack for "Across 110th Street," a great 1970s blaxploitation flick starring
Daily Dose: Aereo told its subscribers Saturday that it is suspending its subscription antenna service in the wake of last week's Supreme Court ruling that found the start-up service to be in violation of the Copyright Act. However, Aereo said it isn't shutting down yet. Given that Aereo has said it won't pay broadcasters to transmit their signals, it is unclear what other options the company has.
So much for extinction.
Right-hand man. Meet
The octopus. Already the nation's biggest cable operator and one of the largest content suppliers, Comcast is now trying to acquire Time Warner Cable leading some to compare the company to an "a nationwide octopus with massive tentacles." Comcast CEO
Broadening the audience. Jarl Mohn, who takes over as chief executive of
Indictment. Charles Lewis, founder of the Center for Public Integrity and a journalism professor at American University, was once a top producer at