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Rose Takes Over as Digg CEO; Hearst Appoints Three Top Editors
April 6, 2010 Kevin Rosetakes over as CEO of Digg, replacing Jay Adelson who wants to pursue his "entrepreneurial calling." The latter executive has been at the helm of the aggregator for the past five years. In a way, the move was long overdue, as Rose recently said that "one of us has to leave." Gawker's Ryan Tate, along with other media watchers, thinks this might be the beginning (or the middle) of the end for Digg. The company's growth has slowed to almost nothing in recent months as services like Twitter and others make Digg's ability to bring ...
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