The end of an era—CD Baby are closing down their online retail store later this year, to focus on distribution, monetisation and promotion services. I’m guessing that Bandcamp contributed to the dip in revenue over the last few years.
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How the BBC’s Netflix-killing plan was snuffed by myopic regulation Insiders reveal just how close the BBC came to launching a credible Netflix competitor—only to have the door slammed in its face. Sadly, I’m not surprised. Another UK tradition upheld.
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The Northern Ireland Secretary of State league Peter Donaghy, writing at Slugger O’Toole, runs through all the post-holders ranked in ascending order of how well they handled the brief. No surprise, Mo Mowlam gets full marks.
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We need more editors Part of the reason we are in the state we are in is because we have been too dependent on technology to manage information. We have stopped investing in core human skills built up over centuries to ensure the quality and integrity of information.
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Night of the Long Boris: several UK cabinet members fired, finance chief quits Ho boy. I can only assume that Boris Johnson wants to deliver big for those who backed him and are betting against the UK economy, by driving the country into the ground through sheer incompetence.
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