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Marissa Mayer Doesn't Care for Kara Swisher - Posted January 5, 2015
That's the big takeaway from this morning's Mike Allen's Politico "Playbook" newsletter, which includes some teasers from Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!, written by Nicholas Carlson of ... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo Reaches Out to Agencies for Consumer Brand Campaign - Posted October 6, 2014
Sources familiar with the matter have said that Yahoo has reached out to agencies for the creation of a new consumer brand campaign, AdAge reports. Yahoo declined to comment to that publication. The ... [GalleyCat]

Perez Hilton, Other Famous People Had Thoughts on Advertising Week - Posted October 3, 2014
Seeing Perez Hilton at Advertising Week is kind of like seeing Kid Rock at Cannes or the Kardashians at Paris Fashion Week: you get why they're hanging around, but you wonder who invited them. Nonetheless, quite a few names-you-might-know showed up at a red carpet event sponsored by social networking service Keek... [FishbowlDC]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted October 2, 2014
-Is that Bill Curtis of Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me narrating this BBDO Minneapolis spot for Skippy?! -Derek Jeter launches The Players' Tribune, "a new medi... [GalleyCat]

Fortune Unveils its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business - Posted September 18, 2014
Fortune today unveiled its list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, spanning women leaders in media, technology, finance, and consumer products. It includes Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook at #10, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fortune Unveils its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business - Posted September 18, 2014
Fortune today unveiled its list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, spanning women leaders in media, technology, finance, and consumer products. It includes Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook at #10, ... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo's Downward Ad Spiral Continues (with Visuals) - Posted July 23, 2014
Change is mostly a good thing--unless you ask Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Last Tuesday, when Yahoo announced its second-quarter earnings... [GalleyCat]

Former WH Chief Defends Powerful Women Appearing in 'Women's Magazines' - Posted July 22, 2014
You may have noticed a not-so-recent trend: powerful women in politics, technology and other fields appearing on the covers of magazines like Vogue and Cosmopolitan as they make major career transitions. Unfortunately, these very women often rece... [FishbowlDC]

11 Media Women Comprise Forbes' List of World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Posted May 29, 2014
When Forbes released their list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women, we couldn't help but wonder where media moguls landed on the list. Out of the 100 names, 11... [MediaJobsDaily]

Tumblr releases first social TV study, in partnership with Pulsar - Posted April 22, 2014
Lost Remote has known for awhile how important TV has been to Tumblr. Now the platform (that was acquired by Yahoo! nearly a year ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Former Yahoo COO Banks $58 Million Severance Package - Posted April 17, 2014
If you've ever been laid off from a job, you're familiar with getting a nice little severance package of several weeks and eligibility for COBRA benefits and unemployment. Unless you're the former chief operating officer of Yahoo, Henrique de Castro... [MediaJobsDaily]

Yahoo Unveils New 'Digest' App and Digital Tech Magazine - Posted January 10, 2014
In an attempt to reclaim its reputation as a Silicon Valley success story, Yahoo has announced several new products and offerings for 2014, including an app and two subject-specific digital magazines. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer a... [10,000 Words]

Yahoo Debuts News Digest App for iOS - Posted January 9, 2014
Yahoo made a splash at CES in Las Vegas this week by most reports. CEO Marissa Mayer drew a huge crowd, according to Reuters, which reported that "more than an hour before she appeared onstage, a long queue for Mayer snaked through several continuous hallways into a nearby sh... [PRNewser]

Yahoo Debuts News Digest App for iOS - Posted January 9, 2014
Yahoo made a splash at CES in Las Vegas this week by most reports. CEO Marissa Mayer drew a huge crowd, according to Reuters, which reported that "more than an hour before she appeared onstage, a long queue for Mayer snaked through several continuous hallways into a nearby sh... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Bloggers Unimpressed by Yahoo's New Tech Site for 'Normals,' AKA Idiots - Posted January 8, 2014
haha @pogue is openly pitching a tech site for idiots pic.twitter.com/0TLrXimdLA -- John Herrman (@jwherrman) January 7, 2014 Oh look, it's former NYT techie and current Yahoo ... [FishbowlDC]

Pantene Spot Highlights Double Standards for Women in the Business World - Posted December 9, 2013
We've heard a few too many covers of "Mad World", but we still like this new BBDO Pantene Philippines ad--and we have a feeling cultural critic Rashida Jones would approve. While the promo doesn't concern the overl... [FishbowlDC]

Google This: Yahoo Is Number One Among Search Engines - Posted October 29, 2013
Check your monitor. Reboot the computer. Pick it up and shake it like an Etch-a-Sketch. You read that headline correctly. According to comScore Media Metrix, online shopping -- from ba... [FishbowlDC]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted October 14, 2013
-Director John X. Carey, who's picked up a Titanium Grand Prix for his work on Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" among other accolades during his career, has signed to the roster of bi-coastal prodco, Tool. ... [GalleyCat]

Several Media Execs Land on List of Most Powerful Women in Business - Posted October 10, 2013
When Fortune released its list of the 50 most powerful women in business earlier today, we devoured it looking for women in media and communications. While ... [MediaJobsDaily]

DOJ Rejects Request For More Transparency By Facebook, Others - Posted October 3, 2013
The Department of Justice rejected motions made by Faceb... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer Defends Her Vogue Shoot - Posted September 25, 2013
So Marissa Mayer's Vogue shoot raised quite a few eyebrows last month. Unfortunately, no one discussed anything she said in the accompanying interview--the questions that followed were all variations on "Is it appropriate for ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Major Industries Are Lacking in Female Leaders...But Not PR - Posted September 19, 2013
Everyone with an internet connection knows about the lack of strong, highly visible female executives in the tech world. There's a reason Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer stand out so prominently, and the ... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo! Goes Sans-Serif, Earns Media Coverage with Classic Marketing Tricks - Posted September 5, 2013
Well, then: Yahoo! (don't forget the exclamation mark) sure got the media excited to report on...nothing this morning. OK, maybe not nothing, but certainly nothing newsworthy. In the latest stage of its Marissa Mayer-era rebranding adventure, yo... [FishbowlDC]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted August 19, 2013
  -Havas Sports & Entertainment unit ignition has appointed former OgilvyAction VP/CD John Teter as global creative director. -CBS Films has expanded its relationship with Starcom USA, awarding the agency its digital media buying/planning business that includes paid s... [GalleyCat]

Got Work-Life Balance? According to Glassdoor Survey Results, Yahoo! Sure Does - Posted July 19, 2013
Even though Yahoo! ranked 16 out of 25 on Glassdoor's annual report, the fact that Marissa Mayer eliminated the work from home op... [MediaJobsDaily]

Sharon Stone Gag Article Hits Front Page of Yahoo - Posted June 2, 2013
We were definitely stunned this morning when we saw the following headline parked at the top of Yahoo's front-page Entertainment news scroll: Although the front page outlet-tag credits only Variety, ... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo Reportedly Bidding on Hulu - Posted May 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128062" align="alignleft" width="275"] Ermolaev Alexander / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The video streaming service Hulu is amassing a long list of suitors, and Yahoo has reportedly joined the bunch. The bid was reported by Reuters and AllThingsD, though Yahoo declined to comment for them as fo... [AllFacebook]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 6 On 'Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted May 22, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted May 20, 2013
-Director Dean Freeman has joined the roster of L.A.-based prodco Hello! for his first U.S. commercial representation. -YouTube CEO Salar Kamangar has been selected as 2013 Cannes Lions Media P... [GalleyCat]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Should Worry Google - Posted May 16, 2013
You'll remember, once upon a time, tweets were top dog in Google search. And then ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Joins Fortune 500 - Posted May 6, 2013
Facebook is in some great company right now, with Amazon, eBay, and Yahoo, ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Rolls Out Changes to Ad Units - Posted April 29, 2013
Yahoo today demonstrated that it is looking to polish its ad units in addition to buying start-ups, launching an interactive billboard module and 'Sponsored Stories'-esque ads in its news feed. Yahoo announced a large top-of-page ad module, called Billboard, that can support more than one link within it. "For example, a movie trailer... [AllFacebook]

Apple, Yahoo And Microsoft Only Want to Hire Men? This Tumblr Says So - Posted April 26, 2013
The hurdles women face in the tech business have been widely ... [FishbowlLA]

Mark Zuckerberg-Led FWD.us Adds Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Brad Smith, Sean Parker - Posted April 26, 2013
FWD.us, the political advocacy group spearheaded by Face... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Officially Announces FWD.us Political Advocacy Group In 'Washington Post' Op-Ed - Posted April 11, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially announced the laun... [AllFacebook]

Why Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Was a PR Stunt - Posted March 26, 2013
You may have heard today that Yahoo, which is in the midst of trying to "sex up" its brand image, just bought Summly, a "news summary" app created by a 17-year-old British kid named Nick D'Aloisio, for a whopping $30 mill... [FishbowlDC]

Report: Mark Zuckerberg Leads Formation Of Issues-Advocacy Organization - Posted March 25, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly rampin... [AllFacebook]

Thursday Morning Stir - Posted March 21, 2013
-Here are your 2013 North American Effie winners (pdf) link -Welcome to the world of new NYC-based agency, Pixel. link -We've been told ... [GalleyCat]

Factiva Informs A Look At Women Business Leaders On International Women's Day - Posted March 8, 2013
Today marks International Women's Day 2013, and Dow Jones & Company is marking the date with a video and infographics that looks at women's evo... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo on 'Work from Home' Controversy: Mind Your Own Business - Posted February 27, 2013
Last night Yahoo issued a belated response to The New York Times on the totally... [FishbowlDC]

The New Yahoo Prohibits Telecommuting, Irks Communications Team - Posted February 25, 2013
Last week Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled the property's new look and features. But one aspect of her rebrand... [FishbowlDC]

Meet the New Yahoo! - Posted February 20, 2013
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer continued her overhaul of the world's least hip content/email provider today by introducing a new look for the site: T... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo Homepage Redesign Incorporates Facebook - Posted February 20, 2013
Just last week, Yahoo President and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Eyes Stronger Facebook Ties - Posted February 13, 2013
Yahoo President and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram's Kevin Systrom Among Crunchies Awards Winners - Posted February 1, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark ... [AllFacebook]

Prometheus Global Media Names Ross Levinsohn as New CEO - Posted January 15, 2013
According to Adweek, it's parent company, Prometheus Global Media, has officially named Ross Levinsohn as it... [MediaJobsDaily]

Yahoo, Facebook Talking Search? Not Likely - Posted November 19, 2012
A report surfaced in U.K. newspaper ... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer's Month-Old Son Has His Debutant Moment on Twitter - Posted October 30, 2012
Marissa Mayer continues to break news about her month-old son on Twitter. The Yahoo CEO revealed a few hours ago that the boy's name is Macallister and shared a photo of him. The two were headed to Yahoo's Halloween party,... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg No. 2 On 'Fortune' 40 Under 40 - Posted October 11, 2012
Facebook finished second to ... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer Grabs Third Spot on Fortune Magazine ‘40 Under 40’ - Posted October 11, 2012
Being ranked right behind Google's Larry Page and Facebook's ... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Crowd-Sources Newborn's Name - Posted October 2, 2012
Chalk this one up to the sign of the times! When Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO, welcomed her baby boy into the world, she and her husband Zack Bogue s... [MediaJobsDaily]

Wednesday Odds and Ends - Posted September 26, 2012
-IPG-owned Lowe & Partners' healthcare arm ICC Lowe has welcomed Matt Brown as general manager of its flagship Parsippany, NJ office as well as head of its emerging technology and medical device division, Redshift. -W+K Portland and the Nike Foundation address children's lack... [MediaJobsDaily]

Wednesday Odds and Ends - Posted September 26, 2012
-IPG-owned Lowe & Partners' healthcare arm ICC Lowe has welcomed Matt Brown as general manager of its flagship Parsippany, NJ office as well as head of its emerging technology and medical device division, Redshift. -W+K Portland and Nike address children's lack of physical ac... [GalleyCat]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 8 On 'Fortune' 50 Most Powerful Women In Business - Posted September 20, 2012
Fortune announced its ... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer Pushes Forward with Yahoo Re-Branding - Posted August 28, 2012
Have you heard? New Yahoo CEO/former Google exec M... [FishbowlDC]

Thoughts on the Forbes '100 Most Powerful Women' List - Posted August 23, 2012
Today Forbes released its annual list of the most powerful women in the world--and while we can't disagree with obvious selections like Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, new ... [FishbowlDC]

Wayne Powers, Former Yahoo Exec, Joins Parade Publications - Posted August 22, 2012
Although a lot of buzz over at Yahoo surrounds new CEO Marissa Mayer, one of their execs is leaving his role as the svp of North American Sales to become president and group publisher at Parade Publications. As per ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Wednesday Odds and Ends - Posted August 15, 2012
-ChickFilaConfessional.com creator Natalie Taylor, who also happens to be an ACD/copywriter at Proximity Chicago, discusses her brainchild on HuffPo. ... [GalleyCat]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted August 10, 2012
-Two of Campbell Mithun's "Lucky 13" interns, Marlena Jordan-Childress and Michael Santee, will stay on with the agency and work in its Compass Point Media unit. -They certainly aren'... [MediaJobsDaily]

Ross Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo - Posted July 31, 2012
Ross Levinsohn has left Yahoo. Earlier this month, Yahoo named former Google executive ... [FishbowlDC]

Tuesday Morning Stir - Posted July 17, 2012
-Boston-based copywriter ... [GalleyCat]

Yahoo's New CEO... is Pregnant! - Posted July 16, 2012
Hours after news broke today of Marissa Mayer's s... [FishbowlLA]

Marissa Mayer Leaves Google to Become Yahoo's New CEO - Posted July 16, 2012
Google executive Marissa Mayer is moving on to become the new CEO of Yahoo, the New York Times reports. Mayer was Google's 20th employee and first female engineer. During her 13-year career at Google, she served as product manager, director of consumer web services, VP of search products and user experience, and... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer Named CEO & President of Yahoo - Posted July 16, 2012
Marissa Mayer, known for being vice-president at Google and its first female engineer, has been named the CEO and president of Yahoo. According to ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted July 16, 2012
-San Francisco shop Pereira &am... [GalleyCat]

Hollywood Trades React to Marissa Mayer Yahoo Appointment - Posted July 16, 2012
Among the quartet of Hollywood "trades," none had been keeping a closer eye on the Yahoo! CEO sweepstakes than TheWrap. Sharon Waxman wrote several articles about this topic, working her extensive showbiz contacts. But she and media reporter ... [FishbowlLA]

PRNewser Poll: What Do You Think of The Google/Zagat Press Release Alternatives? - Posted September 12, 2011
Google made headlines last week when it announced it ... [FishbowlDC]

Google's Marissa Mayer Maps the Future of Mobile at SXSW - Posted March 13, 2011
For Google, the future is most certainly around the convergence of social, mobile, and location. In the Friday keynote, Google's VP of consumer products Marissa Mayer took ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Google's Marissa Mayer Maps the Future of Mobile at SXSW - Posted March 13, 2011
For Google, the future is most certainly around the convergence of social, mobile, and location. In the Friday keynote, Google's VP of consumer products Marissa Mayer took the stage to tell us something we're all starting to unders... [GalleyCat]

Digg CEO Matt Williams to Sit in Digg Dialogg Hot Seat - Posted January 24, 2011
The latest installment of Digg Dialogg will feature someone quite familiar around Digg headquarters: CEO Matt Williams. Questions can be submitted to Williams as com... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Google VP Marissa Mayer: Learn By Failing - Posted January 5, 2011
With the explosion of the Internet, today's media job seekers have more choices available than ever before. But how do you know if an emerging company is poised to be the next Twitter or just another dot-com bust? For Google's VP of consumer products Marissa Mayer, making the decision to become the... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Marissa Mayer: 'Google Hasn't Gotten Social Right Yet' - Posted January 4, 2011
When your local dry cleaner is asking you to follow them on Twitter, you know social media is big. Yet, in our latest @MediaBeat interview, Google consumer products VP Marissa Mayer admitted that her own company has lagged a bit behind in the space. "One of the things that we've learned is... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Google's Mayer: It's Still Early Days for Location Technology - Posted January 3, 2011
In today's Media Beat video, Mediabistro's Donya Blaze spoke with Google's VP of consumer products Marissa Mayer about location-based technology... [FishbowlDC]

Marissa Mayer on Google's Failed Groupon Bid - Posted January 3, 2011
After incessant buzz that Google was looking to buy Groupon, word finally came that the fast-growing "deal of the day" company had turned the tech giant down. So, does that mean Google might launch its own coupon-type service instea... [PRNewser]

Marissa Mayer on Google's Failed Groupon Bid - Posted January 3, 2011
After incessant buzz that Google was looking to buy Groupon, word finally came that the fast-growing "deal of the day" company had turned the tech giant down. So, does that mean Google might launch its own coupon-type service instea... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Marissa Mayer on Google's Failed Groupon Bid - Posted January 3, 2011
After incessant buzz that Google was looking to buy Groupon, word finally came that the fast-growing "deal of the day" company had turned the tech giant down. So, does that mean Google might launch its own coupon-type service instea... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Marissa Mayer on How to Get a Job at Google - Posted December 29, 2010
We talked with Marissa Mayer Google's VP of geographic and local services for our Media Beat series. The full interview will run next week (Jan. 3-5) on WebNewser, but we wanted to share this clip with you about Google jobs. Mayer tells our Donya Blaze what Google is looking for in... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Google's Marissa Mayer to Sit Down for Digg Dialogg - Posted October 21, 2010
Google vice president, location and local services Marissa Mayer will take part in the next Digg Dialogg, Digg community manager ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Fortune 2010 40 Under 40 Rankings Full of Tech Execs - Posted October 14, 2010
Fortune released its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Year In Review: Five Important PR Innovations of 2009 - Posted December 29, 2009
We begin our 2009 Year In Review coverage with a list of five important innovations that made the biggest impact on the PR industry over the last year. Click continued for the complete list. Coming soon in our continuing year in review coverage: agency trends, the top five pitches of 2009 and... [FishbowlDC]

Marissa Mayer's Take On Search - Mediapost.com - Posted November 12, 2009
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Who At Google PR Booked Marissa Mayer on Local AM Radio? - Posted November 5, 2009
It seems someone at Google PR thought it would be a good idea to book Vice President of Search Product and User Experience Marissa Mayer on a local morning drive AM radio show. The first quest... [FishbowlDC]

Google Is Good For Journalism - Posted May 7, 2009
Marissa Mayer testified before Sen. John Kerry's committee hearing "The Future Of Journalism" yesterday. As Mayer is VP of Search and User Experience at Google, it's no surprise that she's a G... [MediaJobsDaily]

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