I cover the business of media and entertainment for @WashingtonPost. West Coaster in DC. kangc@washpost.com

Why Silicon Valley is the new revolving door for Obama staffers

washingtonpost.com — In 2004, when Barack Obama was running for the U.S. Senate, he made his first visit to Google's campus and saw firsthand how a search on the Internet worked. It left such a strong impression that he returned during his first presidential run vowing to protect the industry.

FCC approves net neutrality rules for Internet providers

denverpost.com — By Cecilia Kang and Brian Fung The Washington Post Posted: 02/27/2015 12:01:00 AM MST Updated: 02/27/2015 01:59:41 AM MST WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission for the first time classified Internet providers as public utilities Thursday, a landmark vote that officials said will prevent cable and telecommunications companies from controlling what people see on the Web.

FCC tightens Web oversight; stage set for legal showdown

twincities.com — By Cecilia Kang and Brian FungWashington Post Posted: 02/26/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 02/26/2015 09:39:13 PM CST WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission for the first time classified Internet providers as public utilities Thursday, a landmark vote that officials said will prevent cable and telecommunications companies from controlling what people see on the Web.

Amazon Studios Q&A with head of TV dramas

washingtonpost.com — Amazon's new detective series "Bosch" is another crime drama entering a very crowded field. But for the online retailing giant, the show marks a new stage of ambition as it seeks to take on Netflix, HBO and Hollywood studios with original TV programs and film.

Comcast confident in Time Warner Merger, analysts less so

washingtonpost.com — Comcast executives on Tuesday expressed confidence that their proposed merger with Time Warner Cable will be approved by federal regulators in "early 2015," even as some industry analysts have expressed less confidence in the deal.

Can ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ revive the romance genre at the movies?

washingtonpost.com — She is a modest college student. He is a dapper billionaire. And their erotic encounters are so explicit and disturbing in the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" that the movie is being protested by anti-violence groups and banned in Malaysia, where the country's censorship board has called it more like "pornography than a movie."

People in West Virginia, the South are really into ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

charlestondailymail.com — handout A state-by-state breakdown shows movie goers in Mississippi, Arkansas, West Virginia, Kentucky and Alabama were the most eager to watch 'Fifty Shade of Grey' ahead and during the opening Valentine's Day Weekend. "Fifty Shades of Grey" hits theaters this week, and already it's poised to be a huge hit, with early ticket sales booming - particular in the South.

Netflix launches in Cuba

washingtonpost.com — Netflix on Monday launched its streaming service in Cuba, the latest sign that economic relations between the United States and the island nation are thawing. The service will be available for $8 a month to residents with credit cards and access to high-speed Internet.

People in the South are really into ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

washingtonpost.com — "Fifty Shades of Grey" hits theaters this week, and already it's poised to be a huge hit, with early ticket sales booming - particular in the South. The Universal Pictures film, based on the best-selling erotic novel by E.L.

Sling TV launches nationwide, adds AMC

washingtonpost.com — Sling TV launched its streaming service on Monday, saying that it will soon add AMC to its basic $20 online bundle of channels, which would make it the most complete offering of sports, news, premium shows and lifestyle channels for the Internet.
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Mar 02, 2015

RT @davepell: If only we had some national organization that could uncover one's personal emails. pic.twitter.com/lkRJymZKDJ

Mar 02, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s used private, not official State Department email, in her 4 years:nyti.ms/18H7Ibd

Mar 02, 2015

Netflix Makes Another Bigscreen Splash with ‘Beasts of No Nation’ by Cary Fukunaga, starring @IdrisElba variety.com/2015/film/news… via @Variety

Mar 02, 2015

FCC Chairman Wheeler, wearing gilded cufflinks in shape of cellphones, Net Neutrality Salesman: nyti.ms/1DwLd0o via @nytimesbits @MWC

Mar 01, 2015

RT @cdixon: Millennials like the internet, cities, and healthy living. Dislike cars, TV, and smoking. "Millenials Infographic" - goldmansachs.com/our-thinking/o…

Feb 27, 2015

RT @kwerb: It's Comcast's way of punishing us for net neutrality. MT @ceciliakang NBCU signs 3 more years of reality show: nyti.ms/18shyOi

Feb 27, 2015

Because the ‘Kardashians’ have so much more to give, NBCU signs 3 more years of reality show: nyti.ms/18shyOi

Feb 27, 2015

RT @frankpallotta: His last tweet. Beautiful. RT @TheRealNimoy: A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP

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