Morning Roundup: Aereo decision disaster for broadcast? Media bias and Amazon
June 30, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Juli Monroe
Why the Aereo Shutdown Will Be a Disaster for Broadcast TV (re/code)
But when I finally heard that the Supreme Court had shut down the groundbreaking digital video system, I was amazed by how universally joyful TV broadcasters and distributors were about the ruling and ensuing shutdown. Too bad they weren’t in Anaheim with me, because despite Aereo’s now-illegal Rube Goldberg-esque transmission technology, it offered a distinctive and revolutionary way for broadcast TV to remain relevant to younger viewers.
Media Bias and Amazon (David Gaughran)
There is so much crap being spouted in this anti-Amazon media push that you need a nose-peg and waders to get through it all.
Is B&N Divestiture the Pathway to Samsung? (Caleb Mason)
With the recent news of Samsung taking over development of Barnes & Noble Nook Media tablets, followed by the news this week of the coming divestiture of B&N Retail from B&N Nook Media, might this all be leading to a solution to problems for both Samsung and Barnes & Noble?
Why It’s Difficult For Your Library to Lend Ebooks (Boston.com)
A pilot program operating in Massachusetts that officials hope to expand has library officials excited about the prospect of increasing access to ebooks and digital content for the state’s library patrons.
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