Peter Kafka

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Time Warner Names Kevin Tsujihara Warner Bros. CEO

A big surprise in Hollywood: Kevin Tsujihara, the head of Warner Bros.’ home-video unit, will become the studio’s next CEO. Parent company Time Warner had been conducting a three-man contest for the spot for some time, but conventional wisdom gave Tsujihara low odds for the job. During his tenure, Tsujihara has been an aggressive proponent of digital initiatives like UltraViolet.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work