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  • Book stalls, used books and other pleasures of New York City

    Book stalls, used books and other pleasures of New York City
    One of my favorites urban pleasures has long been buying books on the street. In New York, this means book stalls – and more specifically, the Strand’s book stall, at the southeast edge of Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from the Hotel...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'No Good Deed' Fights to Swim Past 'Dolphin Tale 2' at Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • Websites 'slow down' to protest FCC net neutrality plan

    WASHINGTON Popular websites including Netflix, Mozilla, reddit and Kickstarter launched a daylong online protest called Internet Slowdown Day on Wednesday to oppose the controversial proposed changes to net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6′

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?

    Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?
    County officials are celebrating Broward's 100th birthday on Oct. 1, 2015. But is that the correct date? Do an online search and you may find sites, including the typically reliable Wikipedia, that list the date of Broward's incorporation as April 30,...
  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media,...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly
    W&M stadium expansion "I would love to attend William and Mary's football games, but they have few handicap parking places and they are usually full by 10 a.m. The college needs to spend some of the $27 million on parking. If they increase the 12,259...
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC. The company said that it won't actually slow...
  • Variety to Publish Weekly TV and Film Fan Engagement Measurement Combining All Major Digital Platforms

    Committed to helping the entertainment industry understand how consumers are engaging with U.S. content, Variety will begin publishing a new measurement of TV/film-related fan activity across all major digital platforms. Each week, ListenFirst Media will...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Kimmel' Snags Top Spot With a Little Help From His 'Friends'

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (the Film version launches this Thursday). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures...