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An Arrest in Boston Blasts? Depends Which Network You’re Watching (TVNewser)
Around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, CNN’s John King went on the air reporting from one of his sources that a suspect in the Boston blasts has been identified. Fox News’s Catherine Herridge reported the news moments later: “Fox confirming that the feds have an image which would suggest that a suspect at that second bombing site.”

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Did Syfy’s ‘Defiance’ Premiere Live Up to Its Epic Social Media Campaign?

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Syfy and Trion Worlds spent five years making “Defiance,” the groundbreaking series that’s part post-apocalyptic drama, part third-person shooter video game. Syfy’s marketing team spent an unprecedented 10 months promoting the show on social media to get viewers to watch the first episode. Was it worth it? Dana Ortiz, VP of brand marketing for Syfy at NBCUniversal, explained how the team set “New Earthly Rules” for introducing sci-fi fans to a futuristic story by starting the conversation in the past.

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‘Defiance’ is Free eBook of the Day

Defiance: The Essential Guide by is today’s Free eBook of the Day.

The guide by Syfy and Trion Worlds is an interactive companion to the TV series. The eBook features 3D animations, an alien language translator, digital postcards, and game codes. Check it out: “Set in the near future, Defiance introduces an exotically transformed planet Earth, its landscapes permanently altered following the sudden – and tumultuous – arrival of seven unique alien races.”

NBC Publishing has the free download. They are currently offering the iBooks edition. Kindle, Nook, and Kobo editions are coming soon.

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