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Will Katie Couric Provide More Firepower in Yahoo's Fight for Ad Dollars?
Marketing

Will Katie Couric Provide More Firepower in Yahoo's Fight for Ad Dollars?

The internet media company is investing in journalists even as its core ad revenues continue to erode.
Brian Patrick Eha
Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing
Growth Strategies

Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing

Amazon made noise when it launched its New York publishing operation but has failed to land the next big thing in publishing.
Brian Patrick Eha
With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'
Marketing

With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'

The social network has rolled out a feature that offers suggestions to media organizations about which articles they should post to their pages.
Andrea Huspeni
Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court
Technology

Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Aereo won a court victory in Boston today, but the fight over the startup's ability to provide digital streams of broadcast signals is far from over.
Brian Patrick Eha
Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age
Entrepreneurs

Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age

Geek rebels Chris Hardwick and Peter Levin parlayed their passion for sci-fi, video games and superheroes into a new media empire for the Internet Age. All hail the Nerdist.
John Patrick Pullen
NBC News Snaps Up Tech Startup to Drive Citizen Journalism
Technology

NBC News Snaps Up Tech Startup to Drive Citizen Journalism

With user-generated content becoming increasingly important for TV and digital news operations, NBC News is hoping to add something new: live streaming video.
Brian Patrick Eha
10 Ways to Stop Being a Jerk. Signed, Your Publicist
Marketing

10 Ways to Stop Being a Jerk. Signed, Your Publicist

It's great to get media attention, but it's no silver bullet. Expecting or demanding too much can fritter away any good will you may have had.
Bruce Serbin
Bloomberg Opens $75 Million Venture Capital Fund
Technology

Bloomberg Opens $75 Million Venture Capital Fund

The New York City-based media company becomes the latest high-profile corporation to commit to nurturing startups.
Brian Patrick Eha
3 Tips for Doing Deals With Big Companies
Growth Strategies

3 Tips for Doing Deals With Big Companies

A role-playing event at a New York City incubator shows what early-stage startups should look out for when trying to land their first big client.
Brian Patrick Eha
TV Startup Aereo Countersues Big Broadcaster
Technology

TV Startup Aereo Countersues Big Broadcaster

Aereo, a company that lets you watch live and recorded television on any device, is suing CBS in a David-and-Goliath-style battle.
Brian Patrick Eha
What You Can Learn From the Boston Bombing Social-Media Circus
Marketing

What You Can Learn From the Boston Bombing Social-Media Circus

The use and abuse of social media following the Boston bombings, the good and bad of Twitter Music and more social-media news.
Brian Patrick Eha
Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming
Entrepreneurs

Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming

For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.'
Shira Lazar
The New York Times Gets Into the Incubator Game
Growth Strategies

The New York Times Gets Into the Incubator Game

A startup incubator in The New York Times Co.'s Manhattan headquarters will nurture companies that are rethinking the future of media.
Brian Patrick Eha
Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol
Growth Strategies

Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol

Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
Jason Ankeny