Someone’s Trying to be the 21st Century Dick Clark Edition
Today’s links of interest:
- Carson Daly’s ‘New Cutting Edge Internet Project’
More Internet madness from Carson Daly. He’s a project-making machine.
- Redstone hits FCC indecency rules
Or, do not confuse the media companies. They have enough to worry about.
- MySpace Comments May End Clinton-Murdoch Honeymoon
Hillary thinks MySpace is dangerous for kids. We think so, too — exposing the youth of today to so much bad design and technology will surely scar them for life. Also, stop blaming MySpace and start making parents responsible for their children. Thank you.
- CJR Daily: Why Did 60 Minutes Censor on the Web But Not on the Air?
Apparently the left hand and the right hand weren’t talking to each other.
- Yahoo Sees Net Income Drop 38%
Word of advice to Yahoo – don’t try to compete with Google (or, go ahead and compete, but maybe stop touting it in the press until you have actual success). Make your own way.
- Viacom to Send Video to China?s Internet
Proof positive that there is more than one Internet. We may owe George Bush an apology…
- Apple Blames Microsoft for iPod Virus
Because Microsfot makes iPods? That’s kinda like blaming 9/11 on Bill Clinton. C’mon Apple, take responsibility for things that happen on your watch!
- Political Bloggers Fed Up with Google News
Ironically, it’s because they feel that Google News carries too many political blogs.
- Time Warner Crunches the Numbers
Ah yes, consolidation. Not much fun for anybody, most of all the consolidatees, who didn’t really have a say in the matter.
- Nora Ephron: My Weekend in Vegas
There are sooo many things wrong with this "charming" story about Steve Wynn destroying a Picasso. But really, what’s 9 million between friends? If only Pablo was around to settle the score.
- Universal Music Group sues two Web sites
Universal’s litigation staff is going to have a very busy year.
- What’s behind ratings plunge at ‘Studio 60’?
Fewer people are watching it each week? Oh, and the fact that — so far — it’s not nearly as good as we want it to be.
- TBS signs on to air LCS games
While we would have preferred ESPN, the point is that there will be less postseason baseball on FOX. Which is good for all concerned.
- Los Lobos in extraordinary L.A. homecoming
Los Lobos really are eternal, aren’t they?