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Vevo Now Second Largest Video Site in the U.S.

In just over a year in business, Vevo has soared to become the second largest video property on the Web in the U.S., according to comScore—twice as large as Hulu.But…

February 16, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Tina Brown on Newsweek: 'Vanity Fair Meets The New Yorker'

“Vanity Fair meets The New Yorker” —though a NewsBeast rep strenuously denied it, a trustworthy advertising source tells Adweek that’s how Tina Brown is describing the redesigned Newsweek, which she’s…

February 15, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

The Armstrong Post

When Tim Armstrong arrived at AOL in March 2009, employees were ecstatic. So much so that some adorned the company’s walls with posters featuring Armstrong’s image above the…

February 13, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Next Issue Consortium Falls Down to Earth

Once, Next Issue Media looked like it might have a bright future. An unprecedented collaboration by five of publishing’s biggest companies, Next Issue was intended to secure their digital future…

February 13, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

AOL Acquires The Huffington Post

In a blockbuster move aimed at reinventing the company, AOL has acquired The Huffington Post for $315 million. As part of the stunning agreement, Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington…

February 7, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Michael Wolff: AOL-HuffPo Milestone Duly Noted

The content rollup has begun. Say this for Tim Armstrong: He’s stayed on message, turning his inchoate business into a potentially reasonable collection of content assets—a manly bid to save himself…

February 7, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Editorial Off the Charts

On Jan. 28, as the protests in Egypt escalated, Mohamed Nanabhay—who runs Al Jazeera’s English Web site—noticed traffic was exploding using a real-time analytics tool called chartbeat. By the end…

February 6, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Hulu and Viacom Make Amends, Expand Partnership

Viacom and Hulu are back in business together.After yanking the popular Comedy Central shows The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report off the video site last March,…

February 3, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Newsweek, MSNBC Sever Traffic Ties

One of the supposed advantages of the combined NewsBeast was that The Daily Beast would get the benefit of Newsweek’s much bigger audience.  Now, it looks like that advantage is…

February 3, 2011, 12:00 AM EST Announces New Data Privacy Controls

Friday is Data Privacy Day and at least one company, job search giant,, is using the occasion to announce additional privacy controls for the 68 million job seekers reached…

January 28, 2011, 12:00 AM EST