Media Minutiae: Bono Co. Buys Forbes Stake | HuffPo Gets $5M | MTV Cuts Deal With Google


  • Forbes Heirs: Have sold a big minority stake in a newly-formed company, Forbes Media, to Elevation Partners, a private equity group which includes U2 lead singer Bono. [NYT]
  • Huffington Post: Gets $5 million infusion of venture capital. [NYP]
  • MTV: Cuts deal with Google to offer ad-supported clips to bloggers. [USA Today]
  • Vanity Fair: Hires ex-Time Inc. investigative reporters. [NYT]