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Sundance Channel

Known by her colleagues as an innovator, activist and mentor, Barnett has a track record both for developing strong brands and fostering upcoming industry leaders. And the proof lies in the successful and dramatic repositioning of Sundance Channel during the past 12 months. Though Barnett is beaming over the success of scripted “Carlos” and nonscripted hit franchise “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys,” she cites staying at the forefront of the indie movement as her greatest challenge. “There aren’t enough hours in the day to stay on top of every trend and new idea in our culture,” she says.

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Verizon, NYC Reach Settlement

Verizon has an agreement with New York City that settles proceedings against it after the city claimed it had failed to meet buildout terms for its Fios network under its cable franchise agreement.

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