Getty Images sues AI art generator Stable Diffusion in the US for copyright infringement
James Vincent, The Verge
Getty Images has filed a case against Stability AI, alleging that the company copied 12 million images to train its AI model ‘without permission or compensation.’
AI-Generated ‘Seinfeld’ Show Banned on Twitch After Transphobic Standup Bit
Jason Koebler, Vice News
“Nothing, Forever,” the infinitely-generating AI version of Seinfeld that tens of thousands of people were watching has been banned for 14 days from Twitch after Larry Feinberg—a clone of Jerry Seinfeld—made transphobic statements during a standup bit late Sunday night.
DirecTV said money, not politics, guided decision over Newsmax
Matthew Keys, The Desk
Satellite broadcaster DirecTV said money, not politics or social ideology, was the element that provoked it to drop conservative commentary network Newsmax in January.
Brady says he will start Fox Sports broadcasting career in 2024
Recently-retired quarterback Tom Brady said on Monday he will make his highly-anticipated debut as a lead NFL analyst with Fox Sports in the fall of 2024.
Black Creators Are Finding Fewer Brand Partnerships For Black History Month
Gillian Follett, Ad Age
Several creators told Ad Age that the influx of opportunities from brands they have seen over the past two years has all but vanished.
Super Bowl Betting Projected to Hit Record $16 Billion
Katherine Sayre, The Wall Street Journal
Sunday’s game will be first NFL championship played in a state with legalized sports betting.
Media braces for the robot era
Sara Fischer, Axios
Facebook’s many pivots pushed media outlets to move their focus away from social media and toward search — but now experts predict another major disruption for publishers relying on search traffic.
Vox Media Is Raising $100 Million From Penske Media
Benjamin Mullin and Katherine Rosman, The New York Times
Vox Media, owner of publications including New York Magazine and tech site The Verge, is raising $100 million from Penske Media, the owner of a swath of entertainment and trade publications including Rolling Stone and Variety.
‘Yellowstone’ Shocker: Kevin Costner Cowboy Drama Series Plots End As Taylor Sheridan Eyes Franchise Extension With Matthew McConaughey
Peter White, Deadline
Deadline understands that Taylor Sheridan, co-creator and showrunner, Paramount Global and Paramount Network are moving to end their signature show in its current form. But they are plotting a potential franchise extension to continue the Dutton saga, a new show with Matthew McConaughey in talks to star.