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Posts Tagged ‘Devon Maloney’

Bob Dylan’s Version of a Cable News Channel Scroll

Bob Dylan has snuck up on the YouTube generation and just dropped one of the most inspired music videos of the 21st century.

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The juxtaposition of “Like a Rolling Stone” with various fake TV channel streams of lip-synched talking heads is made all the more inspired by the fact that watchers can channel surf as the song is playing. Among the second layers of detail is the ticker at the bottom of the MTC Business cable news channel. Bits of information shared include:

Alert: Some stocks went up and some stocks went down.

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BUZZMEDIA Starts Clearing Out SPIN Magazine Ranks

Billboard.biz, which was first a couple of weeks ago with news of BUZZMEDIA’s acquisition of SPIN magazine, has another related scoop late this afternoon. The inevitable layoffs have begun.

According to Billboard’s sources (and some corroborating tweets), among those being told to go the way of the vinyl LP are editor-in-chief Steve Kandell, website news editor Devon Maloney and several members of the production and photo teams. At press time, BUZZMEDIA had not responded to requests for comment. Earlier however, there was this:

Responding to questions about the future of SPIN‘s print side, BuzzMedia CEO Tyler Goldman released a statement saying “We believe there is a unique role for print and see it as another outlet for people to access content about their passion topics… In the longer term, we’re still defining how print fits in from a platform perspective.”

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