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Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network
Online Video

AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network

The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million.
Geoff Weiss
The Video Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Television

The Video Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Viewing habits and advertising trends are poised for a dramatic and sweeping change.
Kevin Bobowski
Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies
Growth Strategies

Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies

Following the lead of fellow media giants like E.W. Scripps, News Corp and Time Warner, Gannett is spinning off its publishing division.
Nina Zipkin
Want Media Attention? Target Trades First
60 Second Solutions

Want Media Attention? Target Trades First

Reach out to niche, industry publications to build a name for your brand.
Ray Hennessey
Shane Smith Wants to Be the Rupert Murdoch of His Generation
Media Companies

Shane Smith Wants to Be the Rupert Murdoch of His Generation

Having hit a sweet spot with young audiences, the founder of Vice Media is convinced he can turn his brand into something 10 times bigger than CNN.
Benjamin Kabin
Pitching Practice: A PR-Checklist for Early-Stage Startups
Publicity

Pitching Practice: A PR-Checklist for Early-Stage Startups

Early-stage startups don't need a PR firm to get press. Instead, they need to roll up their sleeves, do the work and execute.
Peter Kazanjy
Tech Workers Are Now Sizable Slice of Big Apple's Economy (Infographic)
Employment

Tech Workers Are Now Sizable Slice of Big Apple's Economy (Infographic)

Study cites role of 'tech ecosystem' in adding 45,000 positions to New York City's workforce in a decade.
Jessica Lawrence
5 Secrets to Talking to the Media (And Not Sounding Like a Fool)
Publicity

5 Secrets to Talking to the Media (And Not Sounding Like a Fool)

Talking to the media can be terrifying, causing many entrepreneurs to sound like rambling fools. Don't be that person. Here are five tips on how to be a media pro.
Sabrina Horn
Your Sneak Peak at the Future of Infographic Marketing
Infographics

Your Sneak Peak at the Future of Infographic Marketing

Social media and large media outlets aid the genre's wild popularity. Here's what to expect going forward.
Jonathan Long
Upping the PR Ante With 'Experiences'
Marketing

Upping the PR Ante With 'Experiences'

As the startup ecosystem continually gets flooded with new ventures, getting media attention is becoming more and more difficult. Including PR experiences could help you rise above the crowd.
Gabrey Means and Cassie Hughes
A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble
Marketing

A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble

News of the birth of Kevin Jonas's first child, a baby girl, was accompanied by a marketing message from the consumer products company.
Laura Entis
Aereo Just Raised $34 Million to Expand 50 Percent in Next 3 Months
Finance

Aereo Just Raised $34 Million to Expand 50 Percent in Next 3 Months

Broadcasters want the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo, but investors are placing a big bet on its future survival.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin
Entrepreneurs

The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin

The founder of the popular website talks about how he turned his passion into profit.
Jeff Haden