The recording industry has gotten serious about illegal file sharing. In the last four years it has filed thousands of lawsuits. But, as Bob Moon reports in a special series, even those targeted by mistake, like Tanya Andersen, get no reprieve.
TV game shows promise huge jackpots these days. Contestants can line up to hit it big on more shows than before. But the ones really raking in the dough are the networks. Kai Ryssdal speaks with TV analyst Gregg Segall.
Copyright law says songwriters should be paid each time their work is used in a venue. But some bars and restaurants aren't paying, and that could mean heavy fines for the owners. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
With the Writer's Guild contract about to run out and fear of a strike looming, it's not the greatest time for the TV industry. Lisa Napoli tells us why this weekend's Emmy awards may feel a bit . . . sad.
Sure you can download movies online, but right now no one's making it easy enough says Variety's Mark Speier. There just aren't enough people who think it's worth the effort, especially with the theater or DVD rental right around the corner.
As the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina fades from headlines and federal relief funds remain tied up in red tape, the celebrities who've made the recovery of New Orleans their cause are more important than ever. John Dimsdale reports
In exclusive resort towns from Aspen to the Hamptons, where the rich and powerful hobnob with... well, each other, something called Plum TV is all the rage. And advertisers for luxury products are plum tickled. Jill Barshay has the story.