paidContent - paidContent Quick Hits: 7.15.09

This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.
»  TiVo (NSDQ: TIVO) is looking for a big payoff from DISH/EchoStar (NSDQ: SATS) in its patent dispute. [Zatz Not Funny]

»  Nikki Finke’s sale of Deadline Hollywood is proof that being “relentless and harsh” pays off in Hollywood. [LA Times]

»  Is MSN’s new UK free-streaming music site going to derail the efforts of Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), which already has a pay streaming-music site? [cnet]

»  Florida is the third state to sue Arbitron for allegedly under-counting the listenerships of radio stations with heavy minority followings. [Crains]

»  Iran is implementing changes to ensure “objectivity” in domestic media. [WSJ]

»  The state of New York is fining a cosmetic-surgery company $300,000 because testimonials on its site were posted by employees. [NY Times]


By Alex Ferreyra