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Fashion Blogger Changes Into MeUndies.com - Posted February 9, 2012
If we told you that a former CEO of Myspace was now involved in the mail-order underwear business, would it surprise you? According to a Portfolio.com profile of the two west coast e... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Radio Anchor Killed in Car Wreck - Posted November 23, 2011
Stan Case, an anchor for CNN Radio, was killed in a head-on car crash in Birmingham, Alabama Tuesday during a driving rainstorm. Case's wife, ... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Radio Anchor Killed in Car Wreck - Posted November 23, 2011
Stan Case, an anchor for CNN Radio, was killed in a head-on car crash in Birmingham, Alabama Tuesday during a driving rainstorm. Case's wife, ... [FishbowlNY]

Russell Simmons to Bring a Taste of Hip-Pop to Myspace - Posted January 25, 2011
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons became the latest celebrity to "Hijack" Myspace, as he will use the social-networking site to host the Hip-Pop Challenge, a contest seeking unsigned hip-hop and pop artists, through Thursday. Simmons will choose all content to appear on the Myspace homepage, including music play lists, political and culture commentary,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cryspace: Myspace Confirms Speculation of Some 500 Layoffs - Posted January 11, 2011
Myspace's October launch of a redesigned Web site and shifting of its focus to entertainment apparentl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nearly Half of MySpace Staff Given the Axe - Posted January 11, 2011
MySpace announced today the layoffs of 47% of the company's staff, about 500 employees. The cuts come just 3 months after the News Corp-owned social network revamped the site. In a release, CEO Mike Jones made sure to emphasize that the alteratio... [FishbowlLA]

News Corp's Myspace Cuts 500 Staffers - Posted January 11, 2011
The uncertainty surrounding Myspace has come to a climax: the News Corp owned website just announced that it is laying off almost half of its employees. ... [Fishbowl NY]

News Corp's Myspace Cuts 500 Staffers - Posted January 11, 2011
The uncertainty surrounding Myspace has come to a climax: the News Corp owned website just announced that it is laying off almost half of its employees. ... [FishbowlNY]

School Board Hero Makes Way for Pres. Obama - Posted December 16, 2010
As the cable news channels awaited Pres. Obama in the briefing room to discuss the outcome of the Afghanistan report this morning, two of them listened in on the hero from Tuesday's shooting at the school board meeting in Panama City, FL. MSNBC and CNN carried the remarks of Mike Jones, who... [TVNewser]

The New Myspace: That's Entertainment - Posted October 27, 2010
Myspace began rolling out its redesigned Web site and new product suite in beta Wednesday, aiming for a full rollout to all of its global users by the end of November. The refocusing ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MySpace Redesigns With Entertainment Focus - Posted October 27, 2010
MySpace has begun rolling out a redesigned site that will target "entertainment junkies" in the 13- to 35-year-old ag... [PRNewser]

MySpace Tries To Take Advantage of Facebook's Privacy PR Woes - Posted May 18, 2010
Can MySpace, the once dominant social network, capitalize on Facebook's privacy PR troubles? In a ... [PRNewser]

More Layoffs At Variety - Posted April 21, 2009
Advertising is down at Variety, still, and that can only mean one thing, more layoffs. Two months after their first round of layoffs&#151that took 30 employees including notables such as Mike Jones, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

A New Way To Search For Your Favorite Tweet - Posted March 2, 2009
Tsavo Media, which includes a portfolio of both search and user generated sites, introduced Twithority or Twitter Search by - Authority. It's a search engine for the popular microblogging service. Twithority sequences results by rank, with highest ranking users first, and time (with most recent tweets first), within the top 10,000 Twitter... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

WWII Is Hot, Hot, Hot - Posted August 13, 2007
So posits the Telegraph in the wake of a new glut of fiction and non-fiction books who use World War Two as its backdrop, setting or purpose. "We've done incredibly well out of it," says Jonathan Goodman of Carlton Books, whose bumper repackaged editions of class... [GalleyCat]

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