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CBS: No Web Ad Recession for March Madness

Blockbuster: Look Ma, No Bankruptcy

Video: Jon Stewart Goes Howard Beale on CNBC

Will YouTube Music Become a Reality? Here’s Hoping.

The Ad Business Is Either Not as Bad as You Think, or Worse

Who’s Still Using AOL? Your Mom.

That Was Fast: Kindle, Meet the iPhone

Blockbuster Rumored for Chapter 11: Shares Cheaper Than a Late Fee

Hollywood’s Napster Moment Arrives, Courtesy of MegaVideo

Google Rewards Execs for a Job Sort Of Well Done

EMI’s Owners Suffer a $1.6 Billion Case of Buyer’s Remorse

New York Times to the Web: Careful With Our Copy!

Web Video Winners: YouTube, Hulu…and MegaVideo?

Universal Music: We Don’t Sound as Bad as Everyone Else

Can Web Sites Make More Money Selling Fewer Ads?

What Do Online Ad Execs Find Funny? Here’s Yahoo’s Version.

Music Retail Going, Going, Just About Gone: Virgin Shutting Two More Music Stores

Do Magazines Need Their Own Kindle? Yes, Says Hearst.

Two Newspaper Properties Not for Sale: Tribune Real Estate in Chicago, Los Angeles

How Much Would You Pay to Read

Yahoo CFO Blake Jorgensen Out as Bartz Starts Reorg

Twitter Hype of the Day: Nightline Explains “Tweeting”

Cablevision: Newsday Deal Wasn’t (Quite) as Bad as We Feared

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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