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In Search of the iTunes Killernew

There's something about Apple -- probably its nearly monopolistic control of certain markets or its disproportionate influence on the zeitgeist -- that brings out the bloodlust in new-media commentators and gadget bloggers.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  08-03-2009  |  Music

Wanna Be MySpace Music's CEO?new

Rupert Murdoch's toy is trying to go legit; mayhem may ensue, and success may not.
Dallas Observer  |  Karla Starr  |  12-08-2008  |  Music

How Kid Rock's Rejection of iTunes Let Others Beat Him on the Charts with His Own Songnew

The Hit Masters' version of "All Summer Long" reached number five on the iTunes single-song sales chart. By the end of the week it had outstripped Kid Rock's version on Billboard's Hot 100, peaking at number 19 while the original was at number 25.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  09-22-2008  |  Music

Despite Third Screen Threats, Movie Theaters are Here to Staynew

Even as movies become easily available on computers, iTunes, Netflix and iPhone, theaters are finally back on track after the 2005 slump, and National Association of Theatre Owners President John Fithian says they're here to stay.
San Antonio Current  |  Ashley Lindstrom  |  06-18-2008  |  Movies

When Tristan Prettyman Get So Popular?new

a) Who is this chick? b) Why is she suddenly so insanely popular? c) Why do I have no idea who she is? d) Why does this unfamiliarity make me feel so inadequate?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Caralyn Green  |  05-05-2008  |  Reviews

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