The Island Won’t Let You Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Rachael Ray Throws An Indie Rock Party
This one is for Jim.
- CBS cancels Jericho despite fan fervor
Here’s a thought: the days of the nation watching a single program for mega-ratings is long gone; niche content is rising. Seems like CBS could move the ball forward a half field by trying new ways to connect niche audiences with the content they want.
- Sony BMG, Warner Near Deal With MySpace
Confidential to music biz: While you’re taking years to make deals, all the cool kids are getting over the Facebook…
- Arianna Bests Drudge?
The Huffington Post, once considered to be a vanity project with no teeth, beats out the website that tried to destroy a presidency and — yes — chose to break news over considering the safety of troops in Afghanistan.
- Seeing red over ticket fees
Why do people hate Ticketmaster? So many reasons, so, so many reasons.
- FCC finds itself in another fine mess
Misses deadline, loses case, creates another approach to help the "overburdened agency deal with all the ridiculous cases it’s bringing: “The FCC approached Fox about a tolling agreement,” said network spokesman Scott Grogin. “We declined.”