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Netflix Gets Its First Emmy Nominations

A milestone for Internet TV: Netflix’s “House of Cards” has earned multiple Emmy nominations. The streaming-video company’s debut series has been nominated in the best-drama category, and stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright received nominations for best actor and best actress in a drama. Jason Bateman, who starred in Netflix’s “Arrested Development” reboot, also earned a nomination for best actor in a comedy. The awards will be announced in September.


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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