The Radice Files — Episode 56: “When News Breaks, We Fix It”

Sports Is developing a place in the stream, but news hasn’t broken through yet. NBC is already planning to clip The Today show, wrapped by Hoda and Jenna, but isn’t breaking news just MSNBC? And now the new Disco Bros (it’s a way better name) is struggling with how to play both news and sports on the stream. I think the time is right to reinvent how news is done. Don’t go for the same formats, the same tone…be creative, do something new, something different, (but not too complicated😎).

WarnerMedia Wrestles With How to Present News and Sports on HBO Max

WarnerMedia executives are pondering how news and sports will best fit on HBO Max.

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Live streams go down across Cox radio & TV stations in apparent ransomware attack | The Record by Recorded Future

Live streams for radio and TV stations owned by the Cox Media Group, one of the largest media conglomerates in the US, have gone down earlier today in what multiple sources have described as a ransomware attack.

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Facebook to end special treatment for politicians after Trump ban — The Verge

Facebook is ending its controversial moderation exemption for political figures that prevented their posts from being reviewed like everyone else on the platform.

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Cannes Film Festival Lineup to Include New Paul Verhoeven, Oliver Stone Films

The first full-scale Cannes since 2019 will also feature new films by Wes Anderson and Leos Carax

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AMC Stock Sale Raises $587 Million as Meme Traders Buy Shares — The New York Times

The theater chain altogether raised more than $1.2 billion in capital this quarter, thanks in part to Reddit traders, but cautioned that the stock could still sink.

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Trump’s 3 Supreme Court appointees joined the 3 liberal justices to limit a landmark federal cybercrime law

The Supreme Court ruled that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act doesn’t cover cases where someone accesses a computer they are authorized to use.

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Drinking Too Much Is an American Problem — The Atlantic

A little alcohol can boost creativity and strengthen social ties. But there’s nothing moderate, or convivial, about the way many Americans drink today.

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Disney, NBCU, Fox Start to Sell in TV’s Accelerating Upfront Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney, NBCUniversal and Fox have started to sell upfront advertising commitments in a market that is moving faster than has been the norm

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The NFT market bubble has popped and we’ve got the charts to prove it

The NFT market has collapsed nearly 90% since the bubble popped last month, and crypto collectibles like CryptoPunks are fading fast.

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WhatsApp says accounts will soon be usable across up to four devices — The Verge

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp head Will Cathcart say the service will soon allow users to access their accounts from up to four devices. New disappearing mode and view once features are also inbound.

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Boom — Supersonic Passenger Airplanes

Boom Supersonic is building a faster future. Our supersonic airliner will make the world dramatically more accessible.

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Emmys could go viral as TikTok is eligible to win for ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’

It started as a viral video, but then became a crowdsourced musical and a benefit concert that raised millions for The Actors Fund.

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Twitter Launches Its Subscription Service; Criteo’s Got A New Look | AdExchanger

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. VIP Access Cue the 1990s club track “Blue” by Eiffel 65, because Twitter just put up a velvet rope for users to gain VIP access for exclusive features. On Thursday, Twitter launched its first subscription service, dubbed Twitter Blue, with an initial rollout in… Continue reading »

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AT&T Wants to be Premier Broadband Provider | Multichannel News

Less than a month after it basically severed the last arm of its previous content-centric future strategy, AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh said the phone giant’s new goal is to be the premier provider of broadband connectivity in the U.S.

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SCAD alumna reflects on role in Amazon Prime series “The Underground Railroad”

A new series streaming on Amazon Prime has a lot of ties to the Coastal Empire.

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TiVo Stream 4K Reduced to $30, Shifting from Walmart to Target | Next TV

Xperi insists it’s not done selling its connected TV dongle, even though it’s moving away from Android TV and seems to be clearing out of Walmart and Best Buy

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WSJ News Exclusive | William Ackman SPAC Nears $40 Billion Universal Music Deal

Hedge-fund billionaire William Ackman is nearing a record SPAC deal that would value Universal Music at roughly $40 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

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