| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
GoPro, the maker of wearable video cameras, has appointed Zander Lurie -- formerly a senior exec with Guggenheim Digital Media and CBS -- as senior VP of media.
Lurie, who reports to GoPro president Tony Bates, will be in charge of creation, curation and...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever has raised $12 million to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Multi-channel, male-focused media network Scout has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, announced CEO James Heckman on Thursday. Levinsohn will lead the company's strategic expansion, working with investors, as well as work closely with...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
DramaFever has announced the addition of digital media veteran Ross Levinsohn to its board of directors.
Previously CEO at Yahoo! and Guggenheim Digital Media, Levinsohn has more than 20 years of experience with media and investing. He has also served as...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Hulu divorce has been called off.
After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale.
Instead, they said, they...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:09 AM
In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage:
"In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Millennial Media lost $3.8 million despite a surge to $96.7 million in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013, with both results beating analysts' expectations, but shares fell in after-hours trading on shaky expectations going forward.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The first round of bids were due this week for Hulu, the popular online TV service whose prospective sale has attracted interest from digital media players as well as cable operators.
An initial bid has been submitted by the Chernin Group, a next-...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The initial bids are in for online media's most talked-about sale: Hulu.
The online video site, which is jointly owned by News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal, attracted bids this week from two of Hollywood's digital media power-...