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DigitalHHR Team Assists AMC Networks in $200M Joint Venture with BBC America

Posted in News, Press/Publications, Television
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP represented AMC Networks Inc. in its recent acqusition of a 49.9% stake in BBC America valued at $200M.  Businessweek’s press release highlights the significance of our DigitalHHR team members’ depth of expertise and involvement in the critical elements of this complex transaction, which raised unique intellectual property concerns and content production and distribution issues.  Additional details… Continue Reading

DigitalHHR Team at DCM East Conference

Posted in Events, Gaming, Internet, Mobile, Music, News, Technology, Television
The DigitalHHR team will be appearing on several panels at next week’s DCM East conference in New York, a three-day gathering of more than 300 senior executives in the film, TV, sports, publishing, music, news and gaming industries focusing on strategies to build sustainable business and technology models to enable multi-platform delivery and monetization of digital… Continue Reading

News Round-up — Week Ending June 5

Posted in News, Social Media
Click here to subscribe to digitalhhr. The Electronic Frontier Foundation released a "terms of service" tracker earlier this week. The tracker chronicles older and new terms of service agreements, side by side, and highlights changed provisions. The TOSBack.org site was created in part from an outgrowth of Facebook’s change in its service agreement in February that,… Continue Reading

News Round-up – Week Ending March 13, 2009

Posted in Advertising, Internet, News, Social Media
 Click here to subscribe to digitalhhr. According to a new research study by Nielson Online, social sites like Facebook have surpassed e-mail as the number one online activity, with two-thirds of the world’s population visiting social networking or blogging sites.  What’s more, the “stickiness” of these sites is expanding, with one of every 11 minutes… Continue Reading

News Round-up – Week Ending February 27

Posted in Gaming, Music, News, Regulations
Click here to receive regular updates and news. The FCC announced plans to impose more than $12 million in fines on 600 telecoms that failed to file paperwork last year detailing how they are going to protect the privacy of their customers.  The FCC is seeking the fines because many of the phone companies, internet… Continue Reading

News Round-Up – Week Ending February 6, 2009

Posted in Internet, News, Privacy, Video
Click here to receive regular updates and articles.       While we haven’t quite figured out if there is a direct link, as the economic news got worse at the end of 2008, online video activity increased.  According to comScore, online viewing reached a record high with U.S. Internet users watching 14.3 billion videos… Continue Reading

News Round-Up – Week Ending January 30, 2009

Posted in Copyright, Internet, News, Privacy, Video
Click here to receive regular updates and articles. The New York Times, owners of Boston.com, and GateHouse Media agreed on the eve of trial to settle their copyright lawsuit.  As part of the settlement, the complete details of which aren’t available, the headlines and first sentences from GateHouse articles will be removed from listings on… Continue Reading

News Round-Up – 12.10.08

Posted in Advertising, Internet, News, Regulations, Social Media, Technology
What’s new in digital media?   Subscribe to digitalhhr.com to receive updates of the latest news:   One report says that ad spending on social networking sites will be lower than expected this year and will remain relatively flat in 2009.  Details from the WSJ are here.  The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has released a report… Continue Reading

DAILY ROUND-UP – 12.04.08

Posted in Advertising, Copyright, Internet, Music, News, Social Media, Video
What’s new in digital media?   Subscribe to digitalhhr.com to receive today’s news:  Yahoo is getting out of the stand-alone Internet radio business.  It has reached an agreement with CBS Radio for the operation and ad-sales operations for LAUNCHcast radio channel.  Yahoo employees will continue to handle programming.  According to this report in the WSJ, the decision… Continue Reading

DAILY ROUND-UP – 12.03.08

Posted in Internet, Mobile, News, Social Media, Video
What’s new in digital media?   Subscribe to digitalhhr.com to receive today’s news: Some good news for Yahoo for a change as its stock jumps 7% on a report that Jonathan Miller, former CEO of AOL, is talking with private and sovereign equity funds about funding a buy-out of the company.  More details here. Maybe some good… Continue Reading

DAILY ROUND-UP – 12.02.08

Posted in Advertising, Music, News, Social Media, Video
What’s new in digital media?   Subscribe to digitalhhr.com to receive today’s news: The New York Times has a piece on Facebook Connect, a new initiative to extend the web’s most popular social networking service to other web sites.  The Huffington Post just closed a new round of financing totaling $25 million, bringing the company’s valuation to… Continue Reading