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New Media Power Shift

A slow steady reallocation of power has been taking place in the media business, and it is one that is going to ultimately alter the way news is consumed by a ravenous public.

Hollywood has already felt the winds of change blowing from the Northern part of the Golden State. Tech companies such as Netflix and Amazon have been bidding up content and winning prestigious awards.  And in an additional media twist, paid Internet entertainment sites have been encroaching on territory previously held by broadcast and cable TV.

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Rand Paul and Silicon Valley Are Made for Each Other

Rand Paul has been seeking support for a possible 2016 White House run in a rather unlikely place. The Kentucky senator and likely GOP presidential candidate has been meeting with individuals and groups in the Democratic stronghold of Northern California’s technology community.

Trey Grayson, Sen. Paul’s establishment-backed opponent in Kentucky’s 2010 senatorial primary election, told the cohosts of the “Capital Games” podcast that he views Paul as a potential frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race.

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Steve Jobs’s Hollywood Connection

As has been widely reported, Steve Jobs recently stepped down from his CEO position at Apple.

Jobs is not only the co-founder of one of the most successful businesses in history, he is an unconventional leader who follows his instincts, demands excellence, and rather than following trends, he pioneers them.

Even though Jobs’s management style stands apart from many other entertainment industry executives, his innovations have nevertheless been deeply intertwined with the Hollywood business community.

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