Today’s links of interest:
- We hate to watch
Six shows the Salon staff nominates for cancellation. Their restraint is nothing less than admirable.
- 3 AOL workers depart over privacy breach
Hmm, accountability. What a concept.
- iPods at war
Convergence hits the battlefield. War may be hell, but at least now you can take your mix along with you.
- The bloggers and journalists are comrades-at-keyboards
It’s the ultimate in kumbiyah moments.
- Time Warner Exec on AOL’s Problems
AOL sees the calvary riding in…just in time.
- How Weekly Magazines Try to Balance News on the Internet, in Print Editions
By holding back details, magazines try to make themselves more relevant. One wonders how long this trick will work.
- In a Twist, a Travel Web Site Plans to Spin Off a Magazine
Because starting a website is so old school.
- MTV wants to take VMA viewers backstage
Broadband coverage will take viewers beyond the reach of the stage cameras. Or something like that.
- Burning and Ripping Music Magazines in the MP3 Era
Just like the industry they cover, music mags struggle to find their way in this not-so-brave-new world.
- Behind the stars
One critic’s exploration of his process.
- His Fans Greenlight the Project
Funding films the old fashioned way: one consumer dollar at a time.
- On the Vast — and Democratic — Digital Shelf, Will Hits Lose Their Privileged Place?
Long Tail redux, not sure the point being made by Chris Anderson is translating to the writer.
- TV’s golden age
Haven’t we been saying this for months??
- Obsessed Bin Laden wanted to kill Whitney Houston’s husband
Head. Hurts. Too. Many. Jokes. #1 Now that’s the greatest love of all! #2 Well, I guess that’s his prerogative. #3 Get in line, buddy.
- Time Warner Wants To Charge For NFL Network
I guess that they figured that since Los Angeles doesn’t have an actual NFL team, we’d be more willing to pay for the network. Another reason for a la carte cable.