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Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.25.12

Village Voice Media Splits; Twitter Pursues a 'Well-Known Media Player'

September 25, 2012
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In the "should have happened years ago" category: Village Voice Media splits into two separate entities, one that will focus on the newspapers and alt-weeklies, and one that specializes in Backpage.com -- the lucrative, sketchy adult listings business. Current VVM chief revenue officer Scott Tobias will assume the CEO role at Voice Media Group, which will try to make print pay. Christine Brennan and Jeff Mars jump to executive editor and chief revenue officer, respectively. It might (might) give the papers some relief financially, as some advertisers ...

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