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Keeping a critical eye on the latest media buzz and associated flotsam.

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Spotify music streaming service slapped with $1.6B lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, January 4, 2018: Music publisher Wixen Music Publishing Inc. has filed a lawsuit claiming the popular music streaming service Spotify is “streaming millions of unlicensed songs in what it calls massive, systemic copyright infringement,” according to several sources Wixen represents the rights of songwriters and publishers. The company is seeking $1.6B in damages from ...

The Top 10 Important news stories of 2017

2017 was a year of spectacular triumphs and heart-breaking losses. Following are the most important stories, what actually matters to Americans and society as a whole.

The Top 10 amazing movies of 2017

2017 movies brought the world an amazing number of films ranging from big-budget blockbusters to small-time indie films. Each month brought a major hit.

Review: Netflix hitting all the right notes with ‘Mindhunter’

LOS ANGELES, October 30, 2017 – Netflix’s latest true crime drama series  ‘Mindhunter’ is feeding America’s craving for true crime. The show produced by David Fincher, best known for thrillers such as ‘Se7en’ and ‘Zodiac’ delivers a deep dive into criminal behavior. The NetFlix drama is based on the true crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite ...