Monday, July 20, 2015

Three More Interviews Published

I apparently neglected to mention earlier publication of my interviews with Leonard Slatkin and Pinchas Zukerman.  Yesterday, Stay Thirsty Media released my interview with Grant Colburn.  Here are the links:

Interview with Leonard Slatkin

Interview with Pinchas Zukerman

[NB:  This made the "Stories We Like" list of Classical Voice North America (the journal of the Music Critics Association of North America)]

Interview with Grant Colburn

Friday, July 3, 2015

Publishing: Appellate Court Upholds Judgment Against Apple

On Tuesday, 30 June 2015, Reuters reported the verdict:  the 2nd U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court ruling and felt that Apple had indeed "orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices."

In his dissent, Judge Dennis Jacobs maintained that Apple's business practices were "pro-competitive in taking on a 'monopolist,' Amazon, which controlled 90 percent of the market."

The complete article can be accessed via this url: