The latest sales of The Washington Post to Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon ignited another round of debate about the future of newspaper. The New York Times and others have debated over this inevitable reality. Many have concluded the demise of newspapers is eminent and their revenues seemed to follow this prediction. This debate has been going on for more than 10 years among editors, academics. and shareholders. So has this prediction become reality?
The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival (HBRFest) 2013 was held from July 31st to August 4th at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California. Besides Brazil's fiercely independent-minded filmmaking, the country's entertainment technology industry has also been flourishing. Dating back to 2008, ACM Computers in Entertainment (CIE) has published many research papers highlighting media arts, games, and interactive mobile apps from Brazilian researchers.