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QOTD: Why Your Favorite Band Is Trapped in MySpace Purgatory

“This puts MySpace in a strange void: It’s a site where nothing is happening, yet still cannot be ignored by bands.”

–Music manager Caren Kelleher in Digital Music News, explaining why her clients can’t leave MySpace even though Web surfers–and now, its corporate owner, News Corp.–are moving on, adding, “We’re sort of stuck with MySpace Music, whether we like it or not.”


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald