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How the movie business has changed, for better and worse

Jun 17, 2011
<em>Variety</em>'s editorial director Peter Bart talks about the major differences in Hollywood and the film industry since he was an executive at Paramount Pictures in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Cable companies fear more than the Internet

Jun 16, 2011
The growing popularity of Internet streaming has already impacted the cable industry. But now, cable executives have a new concern on the horizon: Can customers afford the "luxury" cost of cable?
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E3: Videogames are the new blockbusters

Jun 8, 2011
In 2010, video game sales for console systems, smartphones and social networks outpaced sales in the movie business. Steve Henn reports from the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
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Sony's descent into the abyss

Jun 3, 2011
Sony's become the tool of hackers all over the world. And you might be wondering why this is happening now? A lot of techies blame it on Sony's ...
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What's so different about this year's summer blockbusters?

May 30, 2011
Claude Brodesser-Akner, editor for Vulture, discusses where the stars are in this year's movie sequels, and how studios are starting to change the way stars are compensated.
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Senate mulls bill to thwart Internet movie piracy

May 30, 2011
The proposed bill would let U.S. courts force U.S. Internet companies to shut off access to foreign websites that allow the downloading of pirated movies
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NBC tries to get over the 4th place hump

May 16, 2011
Upfronts, the all-important TV ad-buying event, begin for NBC today. The network is currently sitting in 4th place in ratings.
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TV spending rises as audience slips

May 13, 2011
As the TV ad-buying event known as the "upfront" market kicks off next week, networks are confident that advertisers, if not viewers, are back.
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Music sales rise after years in the doldrums

May 12, 2011
Recent figures show album sales rose for the first time in six years. Part of the reason is the popularity of music from British artist, Adele.
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Pandora adds comedy to its streaming service

May 4, 2011
The streaming music service adds comedy clips that allows users to create their own sort of comedy club.
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