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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Avant-garde composer Milton Babbitt dies at 94

PRINCETON, NJ (AP) — Composer Milton Babbitt, who was known for his complex orchestral compositions and credited with developing the first electronic more
The Associated Press ( 1/29/2011 7:20:00 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbitt, a Composer Who Gloried in Complexity, Dies at 94
Milton Babbitt, an influential composer, theorist and teacher who wrote music that was intensely rational and for many listeners more
New York Times ( 1/29/2011 4:24:27 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbitt RIP
Babbitt's obituaries will no doubt make much of his famous essay "Who Cares If You Listen?" in which he made a case for the composer as more
Washington Post (blog) ( 1/29/2011 3:59:18 PM -08:00 )

Composer, Teacher Milton Babbitt Dies At 94
Milton Babbitt, a composer and director of Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Centre in New York. more
NPR (blog) ( 1/29/2011 3:00:37 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbitt Dies
The twentieth-century Avant Garde classical composer and electronic music pioneer Milton Babbitt died January 29, 2011 at the age of 94 more
allvoices ( 1/29/2011 10:10:59 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbit dies at 94
Composer Milton Babbit has died. He was well known, mostly for his avant-garde style, and had a lot of exposure in the music industry in the '50s. more
Gather.com ( 1/29/2011 9:48:39 PM -08:00 )

Composer and Princeton University Professor, Milton Babbitt, Died at the Age of 94
The New York Times reports that composer Milton Babbitt has died on Saturday at the age of 94. Babbitt lived in Princeton, New Jersey and served as a more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 1/29/2011 5:03:07 PM -08:00 )

Remembering Milton Babbitt (1916-2011)
Remembering Milton Babbitt (1916-2011)I'm very saddened to hear of Milton Babbitt's passing. He was the first composer I ever encountered and the one who's most fascinated me. more
Sequenza21 ( 1/29/2011 4:47:59 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbitt: 1916 — 2011
“I'm sorry to report that Milton Babbitt died this morning at age 94. He was a great and important composer, and a dear friend, more
Hartford Advocate ( 1/29/2011 1:45:18 PM -08:00 )

Milton Babbitt, RIP
Milton Babbitt, RIPComposer Paul Lansky writes at his Facebook page: “I'm sorry to report that Milton Babbitt died this morning at age 94. He was a great and important more
Sequenza21 ( 1/29/2011 11:29:08 AM -08:00 )

Avant-garde composer Milton Babbitt dies at 94
AP Composer Milton Babbitt, who was known for his complex orchestral compositions and credited with developing the first electronic synthesizer in the 1950s more
eTaiwan News ( 1/29/2011 7:42:15 PM -08:00 )

Comcast takes control of NBC Universal

NEW YORK — Comcast Corp. said Saturday it finalized a deal for control of NBCUniversal, creating a media and entertainment empire that rivals that of The more
AFP ( 1/29/2011 1:45:00 PM -08:00 )

Comcast takes control of NBC Universal
Comcast takes control of NBC UniversalQuick ReadComcast Corp. completes acquisition of majority stake in NBC Universal, capping 13-month bid. more
Newsday (subscription) ( 1/29/2011 1:41:59 PM -08:00 )

Comcast and GE complete NBC deal
Cable company Comcast and industrial conglomerate General Electric announced Saturday that their deal to merge Comcast's cable networks with GE's NBC more
CNNMoney ( 1/29/2011 12:55:28 PM -08:00 )

Comcast's majority stake in NBC Universal official
ComcastThe US Federal Communications Commission has approved Comcast Corp.'s purchase of NBC Universal. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Source: AP COMCAST Corp., more
NEWS.com.au ( 1/29/2011 9:53:34 AM -08:00 )

Flipping the bird: NBC's new logo mocked on the internet as company ditches
Flipping the bird: NBCBy Daily Mail Reporter NBCUniversal - which was officially taken over by Comcast on Friday - has done away with its iconic peacock. In its place is... well, more
Daily Mail ( 1/29/2011 9:38:04 AM -08:00 )

Comcast completes NBC Universal merger
Comcast completes NBC Universal mergerThe news ticker outside the Today Show announces GE's sale of NBC to Comcast, in New York, December 3, 2009. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp has completed more
Reuters ( 1/29/2011 8:51:14 AM -08:00 )

Comcast Takes Over NBC Universal After Long Review
AP Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV company, has acquired a majority stake in NBC Universal, the owner of the fourth-ranked NBC broadcast network, more
ABC News ( 1/29/2011 8:15:17 AM -08:00 )

Key dates in history of National Broadcasting Co.
By AP 1926 -- National Broadcasting Co. formed by General Electric Co., Westinghouse Electric Co. and Radio Corporation of America after buying broadcast more
BusinessWeek ( 1/28/2011 7:32:02 PM -08:00 )

What earnings reports reveal about entertainment
By AP , 01.28.11, 06:12 PM EST Jan. 21: General Electric Co. ( GE - news - people ) says its NBC Universal unit had revenue of $4.8 billion in the fourth more
Forbes ( 1/28/2011 3:22:37 PM -08:00 )

When NBC Universal deal is done, Comcast should go after Starz, analyst says
Comcast Corp. hasn't even officially closed on its deal to take control of NBC Universal yet, but a prominent media analyst says its time for the company to more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/28/2011 12:22:00 PM -08:00 )

Culture shock likely as Comcast takes over NBC
Culture shock likely as Comcast takes over NBCIn the NBC sitcom "30 Rock," the self-absorbed television chief executive, played by Alec Baldwin, obsesses over what will more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/27/2011 6:07:01 PM -08:00 )

NBC Universal Unveils New Logo Built To Thrill You Into Deep Relaxation
Since the Comcast takeover of NBC Universal, those who like the entertainment they get from NBC (a dishearteningly small number to begin more
NPR (blog) ( 1/27/2011 4:42:10 PM -08:00 )

Lost in the Comcast Takeover? A Logo's Peacock
Lost in the Comcast Takeover? A LogoOn the eve of the Comcast-NBC Universal marriage, some people were perturbed by the party favors. Specifically, they were worried about more
New York Times (blog) ( 1/27/2011 4:35:51 PM -08:00 )

Universal Studios chief will be in the hot seat as Comcast takes over
Universal Studios chief will be in the hot seat as Comcast takes overRon Meyer is Hollywood's longest surviving studio head. But his new boss, NBC Universal Chief Executive Steve Burke, has shown that he's not timid about more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/27/2011 3:42:56 PM -08:00 )

NBC Universal's new logo dumps peacock (pic)
With Comcast officially taking control of NBC Universal this week, the corporate office has unveiled a new company logo that seems to be more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/27/2011 2:57:22 PM -08:00 )

NBC Universal now NBCUniversal under Comcast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC Universal is now NBCUniversal — without the space, the peacock or the globe silhouette. That was part of the message delivered to the more
The Associated Press ( 1/27/2011 1:47:42 PM -08:00 )

Comcast's first act as NBC Universal's new owner is to demote the peacock
One of Comcast Corp.'s first acts, as it takes control of NBC Universal this week, was to pluck the colorful peacock from the corporate logo. more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/27/2011 1:02:58 PM -08:00 )

NBC vets Ebersol and Michaels can give Comcast a history lesson
About every six weeks, Dick Ebersol, the chairman of NBC Universal Sports and Olympics, and Lorne Michaels, the veteran executive producer of "Saturday more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/27/2011 12:28:47 PM -08:00 )

Most Boring Logo Ever, Until NBC's Next Logo
by Jaime Weinman on Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:30pm - 2 Comments After mentioning something NBC may have have done right, it's back to talking about all more
Macleans.ca (blog) ( 1/27/2011 11:30:55 AM -08:00 )

The Morning Fix: Comcast gets ready to take control of NBC Univervsal! Hulu's
The Skinny: What is the Skinny, you wonder. Well, it can be anything it wants. Sometimes it's a quick review of what we're linking to (today we have stories more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/27/2011 7:21:42 AM -08:00 )

TNT Forced To Apologize For Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Comments

Raissman: TNT deserves blame for MorganThere was panic in Kenny Smith's voice Thursday night on TNT when he said: "(Remember) He's a comedian." Smith was referring to Tracy Morgan. A funny guy. more
New York Daily News ( 1/29/2011 3:00:12 PM -08:00 )

Tracy Morgan's lewd Palin gag shocks
By WENN.COM Turner Network Television officials have issued an apology after Tracy Morgan made a lewd remark about former US vice presidential candidate more
Toronto Sun ( 1/28/2011 7:57:23 PM -08:00 )

Brand X Files: Tracy Morgan, Sarah Palin fan. Challenger disaster anniversary
Tracy Morgan calls Sarah Palin "good masturbation material": This is the kind of thing that probably comes up all the time in conversations with Charles more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/28/2011 12:15:04 PM -08:00 )

TNT Is Sorry Tracy Morgan Made Offensive Comments About Sarah Palin
TNT was quick to issue an apology after comedian Tracy Morgan aired his views on the former Governor of Alaska on Thursday's Inside the NBA pregame show. more
TIME ( 1/28/2011 11:36:21 AM -08:00 )

Morgan gag blows up on TNT
Before I head for the supermarket to buy Cheez Doodles and cream soda for my Pro Bowl party, I suppose I should weigh in on Tracy Morgan's lewd, more
Newsday (subscription) ( 1/28/2011 11:25:04 AM -08:00 )

TNT apologizes for Tracy Morgan's lewd comments on Palin
TNT apologizes for Tracy MorganUPDATE: TNT sponsor AutoTrader.com is complaining to the network about being stuck in the middle, literally, more
USA Today ( 1/28/2011 10:58:52 AM -08:00 )

Live from New York ...
Live from New York ...Howard Stern sits alongside Tracy Morgan at the Heat-Knicks game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The stars were out at MSG Thursday night for the Knicks-Heat game more
Sportsnet.ca ( 1/28/2011 10:09:48 AM -08:00 )

TNT apologizes for Tracy Morgan's crude Sarah Palin remark
TNT has released a statement, apologizing for Tracy Morgan's crude remark about Sarah Palin on last night's Inside the NBA pregame show: more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/28/2011 8:32:58 AM -08:00 )

TNT Apologizes for Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Slip
TNT offered up a mea culpa Thursday to former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin after Tracy Morgan made some, um, below-the-belt remarks about the more
E! Online (blog) ( 1/28/2011 8:30:46 AM -08:00 )

TNT sorry for Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin gag
TNT, the Time Warner-owned cable entertainment network, which markets itself as a drama destination, issued a statement late Thursday more
Washington Post (blog) ( 1/28/2011 7:26:11 AM -08:00 )

TNT offers apology for Tracy Morgan's Palin remarks
TNT offers apology for Tracy MorganDid you hear the one about Sarah Palin vs. Tina Fey? Apparently, it was a joke that fell for flat for TNT, as 30 Rock star more
USA Today ( 1/28/2011 7:09:54 AM -08:00 )

Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Comment Draws Apology from TNT
NEW YORK (CBS) TNT is apologizing for a comment actor Tracy Morgan made about former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin during a live "Inside the NBA" more
CBS News ( 1/28/2011 6:16:13 AM -08:00 )

TNT Apologizes for Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Comments
TNT Apologies for Tracy Morgan's Palin Comments: TNT has apologized for suggestive comments that “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan made about more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 1/28/2011 4:37:16 AM -08:00 )

Sarah Palin: Tracy Morgan Says She's "Good Masturbation Material" On TNT NBA
Overall, Sarah Palin's had a rough two weeks, and for all practical purposes, 30 Rock's Tracy Morgan added the icing on the cake when he said Palin was more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 1/27/2011 10:27:42 PM -08:00 )

Tracy Morgan Calls Sarah Palin 'Good Masturbation Material,' Network Apologizes
Tracy Morgan Calls Sarah Palin Jan. 27: Comedian Tracy Morgan, center, discusses Sarah Palin with Charles Barkley, right, and Kenny Smith, during an 'Inside the NBA' live broadcast on TNT more
Fox News ( 1/27/2011 9:50:37 PM -08:00 )

Tracy Morgan's comments on Sarah Palin draw strong reaction from TNT executives
Tracy MorganRadio personality Howard Stern chats with actor Tracy Morgan during the first half of Thursday's Knicks-Heat game at Madison Square Garden. more
New York Daily News ( 1/27/2011 9:04:46 PM -08:00 )

Tracy Morgan says something about Sarah Palin
I'm not sure anyone has ever made Charles Barkley speechless, but Tracy Morgan did exactly that. On "Inside the NBA" before the Knicks game against the Heat more
CBSSports.com (blog) ( 1/27/2011 6:10:27 PM -08:00 )

TNT Forced To Apologize For Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Comments
TNT has been forced to apologize to Sarah Palin and the audience who watched '30 Rock' star Tracy Morgan make unflattering remarks to Sarah Palin, more
Etidbits.com ( 1/29/2011 6:24:28 PM -08:00 )

Does Tracy Morgan really fantasize about Sarah Palin?
Does Tracy Morgan really fantasize about Sarah Palin?If Tracy Morgan really fantasize about Sarah Palin, may be he is not alone afterall. During pregame show of TNT's NBA coverage on Thursday, Tracy Morgan was more
Spooftimes.com (satire) ( 1/29/2011 7:10:10 AM -08:00 )

Charlie Sheen Says He's Not Going to Die; Tracy Morgan Sweet on Sarah Palin
Charlie Sheen Says HeCharlie Sheen friend Steve Brodersen insists it was excessive laughter that landed the Two and a Half Men star in the hospital with a hernia injury, more
ReelzChannel.com ( 1/29/2011 2:15:40 AM -08:00 )