In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
Can’t remember if I’ve linked this before, but Glenn McDonald, of the sadly-defunct music blog The War Against Silence, made an online interactive scatter-graph that attempts to plot out the relative positions of hundreds (thousands?) of musical genres and sub-genres, complete with sub-scatter graphs of artists that may be considered part of that genre (and, musical samples of each).
Click on the genre name to hear a sample of the genre; click on the arrow to the right of the genre name, to see artists within it; click on an artist name to hear a sample; click on the arrow to the right of the artist name to go to the artist page on Spotify for more.