There was more news in the CSN Houston debacle last week. And for users of U-verse, that news wasn't good -- for what it's worth, it's probably not very good news for anyone who doesn't have Comcast. David Barron's got the story up over at the Chronicle, but in essence, the story goes like this: Ji ... More >>
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks who contract with them battle for money and creative control.
Having all these massive mergers of giant cable and entertainment conglomerates is confusing. It's getting to be that it's almost impossible to know who owns what anymore. In the world of journalism, it can get messy. There have been numerous reported instances of the big corporations behind the med ... More >>
Houston Cougar running back Charles Sims is probably one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. He's quiet, and getting more than a sentence or two from him in a media setting just isn't going to happen. In fact, when dealing with the press, Sims looks as if he'd rather face an entire opposing defe ... More >>
"You can't wait until the 2nd week...grosses will drop 60%!"Well, that was quick: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" set another debut mark Monday by racking up $481.5 million in worldwide receipts, a media report said Monday. The film -- the last of eight "Potter" installments - ... More >>
Pink Floyd has finally settled its lengthy dispute with their longtime record label EMI. The band, which signed to the label over 40 years ago, first took EMI to court last spring in an effort to clarify their existing contract. Floyd sought to prevent EMI from "unbundling" their albums by se ... More >>
Remember back around 2001, 2002, when Time Warner and the Belo Corporation decided to create a 24-hour news station focusing exclusively on Houston?You might have to think hard, because the effort didn't last long.But it was spearheaded by a guy named Jeff Alan, who became the station's first news d ... More >>
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