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  • Biz Stone on Twitter Revenue Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 11:05 AM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter is the talk of the Fortune Brainstorm conference. Everyone agrees it's a hot, powerful, popular new tool. But there's zero consensus about its profit potential.

  • While Technology is the topic of the Fortune Brainstorm TECH conference in Pasadena, Ca, where I'm reporting from today, media companies are front and center here.

  • A Painful Discovery? Monday, 20 Jul 2009 | 4:33 PM ET

    While the surge in tech and financials grab the headlines, a rather profound rally has occurred in media land. Look no further than stocks like Disney, CBS and Discovery Communications, which have posted respective gains of 31%, 28% and 35% over the last three months.

  • A Hollywood Blogger Feared by Executives Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    In the three years since she started Deadline Hollywood Daily, a daily blog about the entertainment business, her combination of old-school skills — she is a relentless reporter — and new-media immediacy has made her a must-click look into the ragingly insecure id of Hollywood.

  • Poker

    The World Series of Poker has turned into a tremendous property for ESPN over the years. It’s basically the sporting world’s version of the lottery, with a little bit more skill attached.

  • Harry Potter vs. James Bond Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 9:30 AM ET
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Wizards and spies?  Voldemort and Ernst Stavro Blofeld?  Besides their accents, what do Harry Potter and James Bond have to do with one another?  With the latest release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the young wizard's franchise is poised to surpass the Bond franchise in all time revenue.  Here are the top 10 movie franchises of all time...

  • Undervalued Viacom? Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 7:28 PM ET

    Cramer is having a hard time accepting that just one of this company’s franchises accounts for two-thirds of the market cap. Could Wall Street be wrong here?

  • Time Warner and Comcast's partnership to bring cable TV content to the Internet is adding more big brand-name partners.

  • 'Twittering' One's Thumbs During Bank Robbery Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 12:13 PM ET

    Silicon Alley Insider tipped me off to a woman who has been updating her Twitter profile during a bank robbery this morning in the Big Apple.

  • Schmidt on Social Media, Ads and Hulu Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    When Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down to chat at Sun Valley, he couldn't avoid the most talked about startup at the Allen & Company conference: Twitter.

  • Sell Block: Insana Too Bullish? Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 7:43 PM ET

    The Wall Street vet has high hopes for housing, but Cramer isn’t so sure about the call.

  • Video Game Makers Finding Gold in Old Titles Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 5:45 PM ET

    While video game sales top Hollywood’s annual box office receipts these days, they still have a lot to learn from the movie industry.

  • Sun Valley Dealmaking Confab Kicks Off Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 4:21 PM ET

    I just landed in Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. There are only a handful of private jets in the airport right now, but in just a few hours it'll be packed with jets whose tail numbers tell the story of some of the richest men in America.

  • Making Money on Michael Jackson's Memorial Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 7:35 AM ET
    Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson's memorial at the Los Angeles Staples Center will be a traffic-stopping mob scene; an expensive, coffers-draining circus for the city. But it'll also be a huge cash cow for a number of Los Angeles businesses.

  • Supreme Court's Ruling A Blow To Big Media Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 11:51 AM ET

    The media conglomerates are trading down today, off more than the Dow. One factor pulling them down is the Supreme Court's decision not to consider their appeal to challenge Cablevision Systems new DVR service.

  • The "New" Michael Jackson Fortune Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 4:09 PM ET

    Yes, it's totally gruesome to think about how Michael Jackson's estate and others will benefit from the King of Pop's death, but it's inevitable.

  • Winners & Losers Since March 9th Low Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 1:27 PM ET

    As investors look ahead to the second half of the year, the impact of the market's rally since March 9th, could provide insight into where some bets have been placed. 

  • What's Next For ETFs? Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    If you’re already an ETF fan you’re probably wondering what’s next in this blossoming field?

  • Jackson Lived Like King But Died Awash in Debt Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:24 AM ET
    Michael Jackson

    After selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died at age 50 reportedly awash in about $400 million in debt, on the cusp of a final comeback after well over a decade of scandal.

  • Cable TV’s Big Worry: Taming the Web Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 11:01 AM ET

    Like newspaper owners, media moguls are looking for new ways to protect their investment from the ravages of the Internet. And, as with the newspaper industry, the answer remains elusive. What is at stake is perhaps the last remaining pillar of the old media business that has not been severely affected by the Internet: cable television. Aware of how print, music and broadcast television have suffered severe business erosion, the chief executives of the major