Todays links of interest:
- Why newspapers must ask some searching questions
Or, how you can stop worrying and learn to love Google. (Reg. req’d)
- After iVillage Deal, Big Media Companies Case Other Sites
Meet the new bubble: crazy money for questionable benefit. You’d think they’d have learned by now.
- Howard Stern: Empire
Why is Howard Stern smarter than you? Well, he owns the product that is known as “Howard Stern”. He’s not working for the man — he is the man. Once you get past the onerous New York Post registration and fight through the irritating pop-under ads, you’ll
- Web First, Print Later
Magazines are launching full-fledged content on the web. The question is, “Why do they bother with print at all?”
- Feds Put the Screws to Ryan Adams Fans
Their heinous crime: leaking pre-release tracks of Ryan’s Jacksonville City Nights album online to other Ryan Adams fans. All of whom went out and bought it anyway, no doubt. For that, a pair of music fans face 11 years while the RIAA cackles with glee.
- YouTube: Natalie Portman Rap Search.
This morning’s (08:19AM 03-13-2006) search on YouTube for “Natalie Portman Raps” returned 3 results.
- A Curate-Your-Own Museum Web Site
Note to entertainment executives: museum directors are now hipper than thou.
- As Internet TV Aims at Niche Audiences, the Slivercast Is Born
It’s not quite the meek inheriting the Earth, but it’s further proof that consumers are questioning old media’s relevance. Why dream when you can create?
- Remember Beta? Blu-ray battle is here, and it could be even worse
The Blu-ray/HD battle might be a bruiser, but will the consumers even notice?
- Was Origami overhyped?
Gee, what do you think? Perhaps more surprising, Scoble declares Paul Harvey ‘the most respected radio voice in America’. Just how old is Scoble anyway?
- EFF Call to Get Your Sony Rootkit CD Settlement
Seriously, if you actually bought one of these CD’s you should be compensated – don’t delay