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Yahoo Spotlights Awards Shows

Yahoo is doubling down on its awards show content this year—a move that includes the launch of an original Web series.Road to the Awards Show premiered Tuesday (Jan. 11) on…

January 13, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Yahoo Powers Up Online Sports Magazine

For years, Yahoo Sports has been outdrawing sports giants ESPN and Sports Illustrated in terms of online audience reach. Now, the portal is looking to borrow a page or two…

January 12, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Microsoft Makes Organizational Changes

Microsoft's advertising business encompasses everything from Bing to Xbox Live to ads on Windows Mobile phones. Yet the division is often so closely associated with the MSN portal that Carolyn…

January 12, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

MySpace Cuts 47% of Staff

MySpace has seen its audience numbers plummet precipitously over the past several years. Now, its roster of employees is following suit.The News Corp.–owned site announced on Tuesday (Jan. 11) that…

January 11, 2011, 12:00 AM EST Names Bryan Monroe Editor

Bryan Monroe has been named editor of, a newly created position.Monroe was most recently a visiting professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. During his journalism…

January 10, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Mickie Rosen Named Svp of Yahoo Media Network

Ross Levinsohn, recently installed as Yahoo’s new evp, Americas region, is dipping into his old Fox Interactive Media team to fill a key executive vacancy.Mickie Rosen (pictured), formerly…

January 10, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

FCC Chairman Takes Spectrum Pursuit to CES

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski's keynote speech at this year's Consumer Electronics Show was a familiar one: the pursuit of more spectrum for wireless broadband, an issue Genachowski put…

January 7, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

FCC Markets Net Neutrality With 'Open Internet Challenge'

The Federal Communications Commission is marketing net neutrality with what it's calling the Open Internet Challenge. The challenge is designed to encourage the development of software tools that provide consumers…

January 6, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

AOL Shutting Down Asylum, Lemondrop

In recent years, AOL often touted the sophomoric male-targeted site Asylum and the edgy women-aimed Lemondrop as examples of the company’s content-centric future. Both blended original content and aggregation from…

January 5, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

MySpace Layoffs Rumored

Is News Corp. looking to gut MySpace prior to a potential sale?  That's a natural conclusion, given various reports that have surfaced, indicating MySpace is shortly planning to dismiss anywhere…

January 5, 2011, 12:00 AM EST