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Monday, August 23, 2010
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Is Google TV the future?
Imagine a world where you can watch anything you want anytime you want. Enter Google. The famous search engine wants to revolutionize the way we watch TV. It’s called, surprise, surprise, Google TV. The user would have to buy a special TV or a set-top box and a keyboard (the iPhone and Android phone work as well). The technology would give the user access to any TV show or movie in Google’s limitless storage capacity. The only hitch is Google TV needs content. Enter the big
Alex Ben Block, editor-at-large, Hollywood Reporter
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- The industry is very skeptical and so far no one has agreed to provide Google with content. How can the major studios operate if their content is free?
- The Hollywood Reporter is an entertainment industry trade publication.
Barton Crockett, media analyst, Lazard Capital Markets
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- Internet video will be the biggest thing to happen in the living room since the advent of digital video recorders. He predicts that within five years television sets and set-top boxes that connect to the Web will be commonplace.
- Lazard Capital Markets is a growth-oriented full service broker-dealer. They provide proprietary research, which is based on deep domain expertise in the Healthcare, Consumer, Energy, Technology and Transportation sectors.
Representative from Google
1:41 – 1:58:30
The Tillman Story
You may remember the story of Pat Tillman, the bright, young professional football player from the Arizona Cardinals who chose to give up his career to join the Army Rangers shortly after 9/11. He was instantly lauded for his patriotism and willingness to sacrifice success at professional sports for the likes of a barracks and the
Amir Bar-Lev, director of “The Tillman Story”
2:06 – 2:30
A new poll from TIME finds that 46% of Americans believe Islam is more likely than other faiths to encourage violence against nonbelievers. More head scratching, the same poll found that 24% of Americans believe that Barack Obama is a Muslim, which is actually an increase from his election year 2008. Is Islam a religion of hatred and war, as Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, says, or has a post 9/11 fear of anti-American violence stoked Islamophobia and brought it into the mainstream? We talk with TIME’s Deputy International Editor, Bobbie Ghosh, about the rising fear of Islam in this country.
Bobbie Ghosh, Deputy International Editor for TIME; he is their former
2:30 – 2:58:30
Justine Sharrock’s “Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things”
After the leaked photos of abused Abu Ghraib prisoners circulated throughout every media channel in 2004, a political scandal ensued with high-ranking officials denying the U.S. committed any sort of illegal torture in their interrogation tactics. Recent accusations include the army’s use of waterboarding on foreign prisoners. But while Karl Rove called waterboarding “appropriate” in the war on terrorism, the soldiers who worked at Abu Ghraib and
Justine Sharrock, investigative journalist and contributor to Mother Jones, Salon, and San Francisco Chronicle
Brandon Neely, former Army military police officer who served in
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