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  • Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of Demand Media

    Take note, Twitter: Not every tech company has a happy ending after a ballyhooed IPO. Just look at Demand Media, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based firm some thought would revolutionize content production. Not long after the company went public in January...
  • Yahoo Needs a Media Boss Before It's Too Late

    Imagine an NFL team without a head coach -- and the front office calling all the plays on the field. That's the current game plan at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, lacking lieutenants to develop the company's media strategy, has been personally wooing big-...
  • News Corp Names Jim Kennedy Chief Communications Officer

    News Corp, the newspaper company that is part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has named Jim Kennedy as its chief communications officer, the company said Wednesday. Kennedy has overseen media relations for Sony Corporation of America at Sony's New York...
  • Rupert Murdoch's Sky Deutschland Keeps Hold of European Soccer Rights

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's German pay TV operator, Sky Deutschland, has extended its deal to broadcast matches from the UEFA Champions League, which comprises the top soccer teams in Europe, until 2018. Sky Deutschland, which has more than 3.5 million...
  • NBCUniversal Buys Stake in AllThingsD, Which Is Set to Get New Name: Report

    Comcast's NBCUniversal has reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in tech-news website AllThingsD, which will be redubbed "Revere Digital" following its split this month from News Corp., Bloomberg reported. NBCU declined to comment. In an...
  • HarperCollins CEO Paints Positive Picture for Publishing

    Despite perceptions that the publishing business is troubled, or even facing the same tumult of the music business, the CEO of HarperCollins said that the growth in digital book sales were improving margins and even royalty rates for authors, and even...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Among TV Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

    The Television Academy's 23rd Hall of Fame class includes actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, writer-producer David E. Kelley, late night host Jay Leno, media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and iconic ABC Network executive Brandon Stoddard. Additionally, sound pioneer...
  • William Morris Endeavor, Silver Lake near deal for IMG Worldwide

    Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor along with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners are finalizing a deal to acquire IMG Worldwide Inc., the sports and media entity that represents the likes of NFL star Peyton Manning and pop singer Taylor...
  • William Morris is said to be near deal to buy IMG Worldwide

    Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor and one of its key investors are nearing a deal to acquire sports and media agency IMG Worldwide Inc. for more than $2 billion, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The deal, expected to...
  • Montgomery Conference Relaunching in Mold of Davos, TED Talks

    The banker who advised MySpace in its sale in News Corp., James Montgomery, is giving a makeover to his annual Los Angeles-based tech conference, now dubbed "Oasis: The Montgomery Summit." Montgomery said in a statement that the decade-old conference...
  • William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy

    The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot. Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...