Media/Memes: Profits, Porn, Plagiarism and more

Liberty Media to Grab SIRIUS XM*

Liberty Media to Grab SIRIUS XM

Open Road Films Aims to Fill Screens and Lift Profits*
Discovery Invests in Digital Textbooks in Hopes of Growth*
Hologram performances present celebrity estates with new afterlife opportunities, and issues*
Actor Shia LaBeouf Says There Will Be Real Sex in Director Lars Von Trier’s New Film ‘Nymphomaniac’*
Porn Productions Halted After Adult Film Actor Tests Positive for Syphilis; prompts industry-wide moratorium*
In a Lawsuit Over a Song, a Plaintiff’s Unusual Approach*
Fareed Zakaria Offers Explanation for Plagiarism*
Cast of ‘Assassins’ Revival to Reunite for Roundabout Benefit*
At 44, Actress/Author Molly Ringwald Continues to Act But is Focused on Writing Too*
Kiss rockers back ‘pretty’ Pussy Riot’s rights, but don’t think much of their music*
New J.J Abrams “Revolution” Trailer Official 2012*
Revealed: One thing that DIDN’T black out J.J. Abrams’ Revolution*
Justin Bieber will appear on ‘The Simpsons,’ fans emit collective “D’oh!”*
Tony Scott: Divine Sacrifice of the King*
Phyllis Diller: sassy, screeching, rapid-fire stand-up comedy;
opened door for 2 generations of funny women, dead at 95
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Harry Harrison, a Prolific Writer of Satiric Science Fiction, Dies at 87*
William Windom, Emmy Winner and TV Everyman, Dies at 88*
SXSW music festival director Brent Grulke dead at 52*
Scott McKenzie, Singer Known for ‘San Francisco,’ Dies at 73*
“San Francisco” singer Scott McKenzie dead at 73*