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Sugar Inc. to Buy Circle of Moms Social Network PopSugar owner also considering IPO

Online media and commerce company Sugar Inc. has agreed to buy Circle of Moms, a social network of 6 million mothers. Sugar Inc., which operates entertainment news blog PopSugar, declined to…

February 23, 2012, 1:56 PM EST

Monitoring Murdoch's Meltdown Agency CEOs are watching the drama of the hacking scandal for hints of U.S. contagion

Many U.S.-based ad executives—the people with the true power to control Rupert Murdoch’s destiny through the billion dollar ad budgets that provide most of his companies’ revenue—still view the News…

July 25, 2011, 6:33 AM EDT

British Agency Ex-Pats Weigh In on Murdoch Note that multinational advertisers are closely monitoring escalating events

The widening phone hacking crisis involving News International, Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. operations, has yet to have specific relevance to American consumers of the mogul’s more-familiar U.S. media like the New…

July 12, 2011, 6:41 AM EDT

'N.Y. Daily News' Drunk With Embarrassment

Uh, oh. Next time the New York Daily News editorial writers go after the lapse of “supervising adults” in overseeing out-of-control young people, they might want to first check within…

March 17, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Chrysler Sues Retailer Over Trademarked Slogan

Chrysler’s Super Bowl tagline is spawning a cottage industry, and the car company—which is already selling its own “Imported from Detroit” clothing line—is none too happy about it.  In a…

March 16, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

ZelnickMedia Acquires Alloy

Alloy Media, the New York-based media and entertainment firm focused on millennial consumers, has been acquired for $126.5 million by an investor group led by ZelnickMedia.Members of Alloy's senior management…

June 24, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Magazine Hot List 2010: Editor of the Year

If the Esquire editor in chief is in a good mood this early March day, it’s understandable. The Roger Ebert interview in the current issue is generating media buzz and…

March 28, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

McD's Dresses LeBron James for Super Bowl Entry

Basketball icon LeBron James will be wearing a Golden Arches jersey on Super Bowl Sunday.The Cleveland Cavaliers forward has signed a multi-year contract with McDonald's -- and his first commercial…

January 29, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

China Media Spend Up

NEW YORK Reflecting the improving outlook for China's economy, GroupM is revising upward its forecasts for 2009 and 2010 media spending in the country. Last week, the WPP Group media…

September 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Have Media Overplayed Jackson Story?

NEW YORK Nearly two in three Americans said news organizations gave too much coverage to the sudden death of Michael Jackson in the days following his June 25 heart attack…

July 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT