After kicking the tires for weeks, new Sony Music
Chief Executive Andrew Lack
last week began the company's global restructuring process, which included handing out about 1,000 pink slips. The cuts were across the board from administrative personnel all the way up to senior execs in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville offices, as well as in international offices…Smirnoff
vodka is sponsoring the launch of Clear Channel Entertainment
's summer concert program, "Smirnoff Summer of Live," which will showcase top musical acts at outdoor venues including Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles and Washington…Lifetime Television
has selected Scientific-Atlanta
's PowerVu digital video compression system for its planned shift from an analog to a digital platform.