Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Sep 24, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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First up, Paula Deen has bought the rights to her Food Network produced content, which includes the final season of her show that never aired. The celebrity chef, whose career went into freefall after she admitted using racially charged language will air the content, is launching a new online TV network. We take a look at how Deen is attempting to rebuild her brand – and what her chances of success are. Plus, Nitasha Tiku, co-editor of the tech news site Valleywag, talks about Kickstarter’s updated rules that make it easier for backers to hold failed campaigns accountable for the promises they make. And Darby Stanchfield, an actress who plays Abby Whelan on the ABC drama Scandal, joins us to talk about the community of people who watch and tweet about the show.

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#Scandal heads to #Twitter

Sep 24, 2014
The popular television show has a huge audience...on twitter.

First up, Paula Deen has bought the rights to her Food Network produced content, which includes the final season of her show that never aired. The celebrity chef, whose career went into freefall after she admitted using racially charged language will air the content, is launching a new online TV network. We take a look at how Deen is attempting to rebuild her brand – and what her chances of success are. Plus, Nitasha Tiku, co-editor of the tech news site Valleywag, talks about Kickstarter’s updated rules that make it easier for backers to hold failed campaigns accountable for the promises they make. And Darby Stanchfield, an actress who plays Abby Whelan on the ABC drama Scandal, joins us to talk about the community of people who watch and tweet about the show.

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