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Divestiture of Disc Publishing Business (Narrative) (Details)

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Divestiture of Disc Publishing Business (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
0 Months Ended 3 Months Ended
Jul. 01, 2014
Jul. 02, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items]          
Restricted cash       $ 2,300,000us-gaap_RestrictedCashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue $ 2,300,000us-gaap_RestrictedCashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
Disc Publishing          
Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items]          
Proceeds from sale of disc publishing business   22,000,000us-gaap_ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses
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Escrow deposit 2,300,000us-gaap_EscrowDeposit
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Escrow lapsed period 15 months        
Gain on sale of discontinued operations     $ 16,182,000us-gaap_DiscontinuedOperationGainLossFromDisposalOfDiscontinuedOperationBeforeIncomeTax
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