The New Yorker, once the sleepiest of Conde Nast glossies, is boldly entering the digital age.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has asked a federal court to overturn a new U.S. copyright rule requiring broadcasters to pay additional royalties for music streamed over the Internet.
Music Netcaster Launch.com reported a net loss of $13.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2000, an improvement from the $14.8 million loss it registered the previous year. Revenues were $8 million…
SciFi.com will bow next month an audio adaptation of Octavia Butler’s science fiction novel “Kindred,” with voice work by thesps Alfre Woodard and Lynn Whitfield. “Kindred” will be presented in four…
The third Rock in Rio mega-concert attracted 1.2 million fans over seven days. The Red Hot Chili Peppers closed the fest on Jan. 21, playing to the event's single largest crowd of 250,000. America…
IFilm.com has inked a deal with automaker Mitsubishi to co-produce "I Shot the Band," a promotional campaign that will award one filmmaker a contract to direct a documentary about a touring band…
As the European Parliament prepares to take a final vote on a new digital copyright law, the commissioner in charge of the issue has urged parliament members not to give rights holders a stranglehold…
Walt Disney will convert all Disney Internet Group into conventional Disney stock as the Mouse House abandons its Go.com portal strategy. Some 400 pinkslips will fly, the Burbank-based conglom said.
The Screen Actors Guild has launched a 24-hour online version of its "actors to locate" service for producers and casting directors.
The American Film Institute's AFI Fest 2001 has joined online film festival submission service Without a Box as a partner in testing and development. Without a Box is the provider of the Intl. Film…
TVT Records and Napster have reached an out-of-court settlement in which master recordings and compositions will be allowed on the file-swapping service. TVT execs said they were prompted to drop…