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The Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for The Past Week

SocialMediaProfessionalCollegeHumorHere’s a look at the FishbowlNY stories that made the most buzz this week.

1) ‘Social Media Professional’ Halloween Costume Goes Viral

2) StyleBistro Welcomes New Executive Editor

3) NYT Employees Get Second Peek at 2014 Website

4) Anna Wintour: ‘Even If I’m Completely Unsure, I’ll Pretend’

5) Colin Cowherd Bangs a Drum Few Other Sports Journalists Are Willing to Touch

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More On Ben Silverman’s New Project

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Yesterday, IAC announced that NBC Universal co-chair Ben Silverman was leaving the network to launch a new venture for Barry Diller‘s media company.

Silverman’s two-year stint at NBCU has been fraught with speculation of his inevitable exit thanks to expensive flops like “My Own Worst Enemy” and “Knight Rider.” But Silverman is also responsible for bringing NBC’s biggest hits, “The Office” and “The Biggest Loser,” which were also produced by Silverman’s former company Reveille, to the network.

Although no one was surprised that Silverman was leaving NBC, his sudden departure and the mysterious new venture have been somewhat of a shock. Last week, he participated in Fortune‘s technology conference and spoke to Poppy Harlow about his network’s plans for “America’s Got Talent” and Jay Leno‘s move to primetime (video above). Silverman would presumably want to see the launch of Leno’s new program, but his two-year contract with NBC expired this summer.

So what will he be doing next at IAC?

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