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Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Does selling a song to the public qualify as “publishing” it? Flo & Eddie of The Turtles may have settled their royalties row with SiriusXM — but their fight with Pandora wages on and is currently being reviewed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard Kaylan and Mark […]

The Washington Post, AP and others submit an amicus brief that argues the verdict will discourage the news media from correcting errors. After Rolling Stone magazine published its Nov. 19, 2014, article titled “A Rape on Campus,” its tale of a freshman student at the University of Virginia brutally gang raped, the Washington Postidentified major errors […]

Check out these tips for raising capital. Black and Latino entrepreneurs are struggling for capital access. Companies with all-white founders receive a higher median investment from venture capitalists, according to  research from CB Insights. In Silicon Valley, 83% of teams getting seed and Series A money are all white. CB Insights found that a mere […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Plus, Viacom beats a lawsuit over ‘Love & Hip Hop’ and sanctions are threatened in a suit over Bob Marley hits. Corey Clark’s “fall from American Idol stardom” is an issue of public interest and Radar Online should have prevailed in its efforts to beat a defamation suit […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. The total amount includes future royalties for a 10-year license. SiriusXM has agreed to pay Flo & Eddie, and the other pre-1972 song rights owners in their class, at least $25 million as part of a settlement reached earlier this month on the eve of a California federal […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Coleman says she was the only black female host of Hollywood Today Live from the time she began working on the show as an internet series in May 2014 to when she was terminated from the daily live entertainment television show in November 2015. At the time the […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  The ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ track was at the center of a lawsuit. A producer who claims he was duped into signing over rights to a sample used in the song “P.I.M.P.” won’t be getting a penny out of rapper 50 Cent. Brandon Parrott sued 50 Cent (aka […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. The suit also claims a department supervisor reenacted graphic sex scenes from horror movies during meetings. An Oprah Winfrey Network employee says her supervisor shamed her for morning sickness, simulated squeezing her breasts during a meeting and regularly discussed sexually graphic movie scenes in staff meetings, according to […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. A lawsuit is filed after last month’s approval by Los Angeles’ city council. Paramount Pictures recently got approval from the City of Los Angeles for a $700 million expansion of its Hollywood studio lot. One neighbor is unhappy. Greg Degraf filed a lawsuit on Thursday over the addition […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  A judge will examine whether there’s enough evidence for a trial. Cobb Theatres, an independent movie theater chain in the Southeast region of the U.S., told a Georgia federal judge on Friday that a jury could find AMC Entertainment engaged in illegal antitrust activity by demanding geographical exclusivity on […]