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Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.24.09
Time EVP Departs for Digital Venture; Salon Launches Food Section

So What Do You Do, Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards?
The director gives advice to aspiring filmmakers and tells why her family takes a "Technology Shabbat."

So What Do You Do, Jim Bankoff, CEO of Vox Media?
The man who turned SB Nation into one of the most successful digital media companies talks business models for the future.

So What Do You Do, Jay Mariotti, Sports Writer and TV Personality?
The sports columnist and former Around the Horn contributor is ready to resume his career following a pair of personal setbacks.

So What Do You Do, Brian Farnham, Editor-In-Chief, Patch?
Don't call it a content farm: The top editor of Aol's Patch takes on the critics and reveals what it's really like to work there.

So What Do You Do, Bill Wilson, President of AOL Media?
As AOL prepares to spin off from Time Warner, MediaGlow content czar Bill Wilson shares his plans for rebranding the Internet company's image.

So What Do You Do, Harvey Levin, Executive Producer and Host, TMZ?
TMZ ringmaster Harvey Levin spills on breaking the news of Michael Jackson's death, from delivering continuous scoop to earning street cred from traditional media.

Hey, How'd You Build Profitable Websites for Brands Like AOL and AT&T, Gabriel Shaoolian?
From a cash-strapped freelancer to founder of a thriving business, the CEO of Blue Fountain Media gives tips to freelancers and entrepreneurs.

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Facebook Denies Involvement in Termination of Coffee Shop's Lease in NYC HQ Building - Posted December 29, 2014
Facebook denied any involvement in the decision by Vornado Realty Trust to terminate its lease with a family-run coffee shop and newsstand in the lobby of ... [AllFacebook]

The 14 Biggest #PRFails of 2014 - Posted December 26, 2014
The leaves are dying, the trees are barren, the weather is getting colder, and there's no money left in your bank account. That literal and figurative chill in the air can only mean one thing -- it's award season for public relations. It's that time of the year wh... [FishbowlDC]

Tiffany Shlain Hopes to 'Elevate What People Are Watching Online' - Posted October 23, 2014
[caption id="attachment_205739" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Tiffany Shlain (EP and director) and Sawyer Steele (producer) at the premiere of 'The Future Starts Here' season two.[/caption] The second season of Tiffany Shlain's popular web video series 'The Future Starts Here' debuted Thursday. (You can ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter, Facebook, Google, AOL Team Up To Create - Posted May 12, 2014
Twitter wants you to be safe from deceptive and malicious online ads - so much so that they've partnered with competitors and big names in tech to bring you Along with Facebook, Google and AOL... [AllTwitter]

STUDY: Cause Marketing Creates Brand Loyalty Among Millennial Women - Posted April 16, 2014
Today we have yet another study--this one from AOL of all places--to convince agency executives that the Millennial generation does not mark the end of polite society as we know it, no matter what ridiculous trend hit Twitter this week. The purpose of the survey, titled "... [FishbowlDC]

Shift Taps Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns As Managing Director, U.K. And Europe - Posted April 2, 2014
Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns joined social marketing platform ... [AllFacebook]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Begins Moving Into New NYC Office - Posted February 24, 2014
Many buildings in Manhattan walk the fine line between maintaining their lush histories and upgrading their interiors and amenities to keep up with today's needs, and Facebook's new office at ... [AllFacebook]

AOL's Tim Armstrong Gives Sincere Apologies - Posted February 11, 2014
Or so says Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times in the first episode of his planned series #ApologyWatch (and yes, we know that others used the hashtag before him). ... [FishbowlDC]

Sheryl Sandberg Speaks With CNBC's Julia Boorstin At The MAKERS Conference - Posted February 11, 2014
Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Questionable Comments Put AOL CEO Back on Defensive - Posted February 10, 2014
[caption id="attachment_25911" align="alignleft" width="259"] AOL CEO Tim Armstrong[/caption] It seems that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong just can't keep his foot out of his mouth--even when the company has good news to report. The good ne... [10,000 Words]

Jackie Stone, Marketer Extraordinaire, Shares her Advice for Newcomers - Posted January 15, 2014
... [MediaJobsDaily]

Is Facebook Planning Something Super For Video Ads On Super Bowl Sunday? - Posted December 18, 2013
The Super Bowl marks the end of the ... [AllFacebook]

A Freelance Web Designer Turned CEO Explains His Road To Success - Posted December 9, 2013
Gabriel Shaoolian's success story is at once familiar and entirely unique. He moved to NYC in 2001 and set up his business with nothing but a laptop and some web design experience. Since then, his company, Blue Fountain Media, has gener... [MediaJobsDaily]

What Facebook, Seven Other Tech Giants Wrote To The U.S. Government On Surveillance Reform - Posted December 9, 2013
Facebook teamed up with ... [AllFacebook]

The CEO of Blue Fountain Media On Creating a Successful Digital Agency - Posted December 9, 2013
Gabriel Shaoolian has come a long way from his humble beginnings. The CEO of Blue Fountain Media was a web designer armed with a laptop and not much else when he arrived in the Big Apple in 2001. Now, 12 years lat... [FishbowlDC]

How One Working Mom Finds Work/Life Balance - Posted December 4, 2013
Tiffany Shlain knows a thing or two about juggling. She's a successful filmmaker with a million side projects (like her AOL On Originals series) and she's a wife and mother of two. So how does Shlain create that seemingly impossible wor... [MediaJobsDaily]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

9 Pointers for Building Branded Blogs - Posted September 30, 2013
The theme "If you build it, they will come" worked magically in the baseball movie Field of Dreams, but in the crowded blogosphere, only a fraction break through to the big leagues of major media ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: MWW, AOL, INTEGRATE and More - Posted September 6, 2013
MWW announced that Ryan Wallace has joined the firm's technology industry practice as vice president, enterprise and technology. Wallace, who will be based in New York, brings more than a decade of B2B technology experience. He comes to MWW from Bite Global, where he led the New York office and oversaw... [FishbowlDC]

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Failed PR 101 - Posted August 12, 2013
Today in CEOs Behaving Badly: We understand why AOL chief Tim Armstrong was a little upset at the unfortunate struggles of Patch, his well-meaning $300 million experiment in hyper-local news content. He promised AOL that the venture would tu... [FishbowlDC]

Report: Ax Has Already Fallen on Top Patch Execs - Posted August 8, 2013
We have been hearing the same rumor today. According to Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson, as Patch is gearing up for a ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Chat Rooms Coming To Facebook? - Posted June 27, 2013
AOL in the 1990s, or Facebook in 2013? The social networ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: 9,000-10,000 Requests For User Data From U.S. Local, State, Federal Governments In Six Months Ending Dec. 31 - Posted June 17, 2013
For the six months ending Dec. 31, 2012, Facebook received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from U.S. government entities at all levels, local and national, related to between 18,000 and 19,000 accounts, outgoing Facebook General Counsel ... [AllFacebook]

Lolly Wolly Doodle's Facebook Success Results In 'Significant Investment' By Revolution Growth - Posted June 13, 2013
The company may have a funny name, but social commerce children's apparel retailer Lolly Wolly Doodle is a serious enough business to draw the attention ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Continues To Deny Involvement In Prism; Facebook, Google Ask Attorney General To Allow Them To Disclose Number Of Secret Data Requests - Posted June 11, 2013
Facebook continued to take steps to deny any involvement in the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the g... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Restores Access To Tumblr Page Obama Is Checking Your Email, Blames Automated Response - Posted June 10, 2013
With the uproar over the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the NSA allegedly obtained direct access to the servers of Internet companies including Facebook, Google... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Hadn't Even Heard Of Prism' Before Thursday - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook CEO and Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg responded Friday to claims that the site had granted the U.S. government access to its servers. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: No Government Organization Was Provided With Direct Access To Our Servers - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook responded to the ... [AllFacebook]

Leveraging The Power of Facebook Advertising: Three Things To Know - Posted April 25, 2013
We know that brands will only see meaningful engagement when they put people at the center of their Facebook strategies. But even with insightful, brilliant creative ideas executed perfectly, it's still highly unlikely that most fans will see a given post. In fact, you may have heard the dreaded 16 percent... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reaches Deal For Rovi Video Data - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is taking steps to make it easier for users with its new Timeline to add movies, TV shows, and celebrities they like to ... [AllFacebook]

Analyst: Facebook's Advertising Looks More Like Spam - Posted March 26, 2013
Although Facebook's stock value has recovered from its initial downfall ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Actually Does Help Deliver News - Posted March 18, 2013
Maybe Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comparison of News Feed to a personalized newsp... [AllFacebook]

Cubes: VIP Tour of AOL and The Huffington Post - Posted December 13, 2012
Combine tasty treats, sleek design, and the now famous 'Sitting Cameramen of Astor Place' and you get the latest episode of "Cubes." In this episode of Cubes, the MediabistroTV crew is invited into the New York Headquarters of AOL and The Huffington Post. Hosted by the founding editor of The Huffington Post... [FishbowlLA]

Roll Call: W2O, AOL, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, Metropolitan Group - Posted December 12, 2012
Suzanne Grimes was appointed president-chief operating officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, effective January 1, 2013. Ms. Grimes previously served as president of the U.S. Lifestyle Communities group at Reader's Digest Association, where she also led the Reader's Digest business units in Canada and India. (AdAge) AOL's ... [FishbowlDC]

Patch Launches A More Social, More Mobile Site - Posted September 23, 2012
In recent months, there's been much talk of the booming New York tech scene. The city has the fastest growing tech sector in the nation, helped along by Mayor Bloomberg's pitch to entrepre... [FishbowlLA]

Lobbying Group The Internet Association Reveals Full Roster, Platform - Posted September 19, 2012
Initially ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Touts Launch Of A Platform For Good - Posted September 12, 2012
A Platform for Good, a new online resource from the ... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Hill+Knowlton Strategies, DEC PR, Zing, and More - Posted August 17, 2012
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has announced that Amy McMichael Paddock, SVP and general manager of the firm's Austin, TX office, will co-lead global client services with Vivian Lines, vice chair and co-head of client services. Padd... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Files Countersuit In Patent-Infringement Case Vs. Mitel Networks - Posted August 15, 2012
When Facebook faced a patent-infringement lawsuit by Yah... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Pre-Earnings Call PR Blitz Shifts Focus Away From Financial Results - Posted July 24, 2012
Leading up to Facebook's first-ever earnings call as a ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter, Facebook, Google Join Forces To Fight Malicious Ads - Posted June 15, 2012
Twitter, Facebook, Google, AOL and the Interactive Advertising Bureau have come together to battle bad ads that download malware, send users to scammy sites and try to sell counterfeit goods. The new initiative is called the ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Joins The Fight Against 'Bad Ads' - Posted June 14, 2012
Facebook has entered into an alliance with fellow Web giants Google, Twitter, and... [AllFacebook]

Report: Yahoo, Facebook Patent Talks Intensify - Posted June 4, 2012
Executives from ... [AllFacebook]

Business Issues Aside, Patch Is a Good Addition to Your Media List - Posted May 23, 2012
Perhaps taking a page out of Third Point's activist investor guidebook, investment advisor Starboard Value has launched a proxy battle against AOL to get seats on the board and then push to unload local news outlet Patch. Patch ... [FishbowlDC]

Business Issues Aside, Patch Is a Good Addition to Your Media List - Posted May 23, 2012
Perhaps taking a page out of Third Point's activist investor guidebook, investment advisor Starboard Value has launched a proxy battle against AOL to get seats on the board and then push to unload local news outlet Patch. Patch ... [GalleyCat]

Arianna Huffington's Editorial Role at AOL Downsized - Posted May 4, 2012
When AOL acquired Huffington Post last year, Arianna Huffington was given editorial control of the company's online properties, including Patch, MovieFone, PopEater, and TechCrunch. Since taking the reigns, Huffington has ... [FishbowlLA]

Report: Facebook IPO May Be Delayed Yet Again - Posted April 24, 2012
Remember that May 17 date for the Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Acquires 650 AOL Patents From Microsoft - Posted April 23, 2012
Facebook reached an agreement with Microsoft to acquire about 650 of the 925 or so patents and patent applications the software giant a... [AllFacebook]

Yoke Brings Ontology Graph to Facebook Dating To Reveal Connections, And Make Them, Too - Posted March 27, 2012
A new matchmaking app from one of the founders of Adaptive Semantics hit Facebook yesterday. Adaptive Semantics, you may recall, developed the JuLiA semantic text-parsing technology that's now part of AOL's to... [AllTwitter]

Yoke Brings Ontology Graph to Facebook Dating To Reveal Connections, And Make Them, Too - Posted March 27, 2012
A new matchmaking app from one of the founders of Adaptive Semantics hit Facebook yesterday. Adaptive Semantics, you may recall, developed the JuLiA semantic text-parsing technology that's now part of AOL's to... []

Smart Ad Sophistication Lacking in News Industry, To Its Peril - Posted March 22, 2012
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism State of the News Media 2012 report was just published, and among the findings is that efforts by most top news sites to monetize the web in their own right are still limited. Few news companies, it reports, "have made much progress... []

Limbaugh Says Apology Was Sincere, Fluke Says She Doesn't Care - Posted March 5, 2012
Rush Limbaugh used his radio program today to reiterate his "heartfelt" apology to Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student that he labeled a "prostitute" and a "slut" last week for her vocal support for covering contraception in health ... [GalleyCat]

Revolving Door: AOL, HuffPo, NY 'Daily News,' and More - Posted January 5, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32223" align="alignleft" width="394" caption="The lead story this afternoon on HuffPo Science."][/caption] AOL is partnering with Bonnier's Parenting Group to bring ... [GalleyCat]

Arrington Officially Out, But AOL's Issues Remain - Posted September 12, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27053" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="A picture of Arrington at TechCrunch Disrupt, tweeted by Alexia Tsotsis"][/caption] Michael Arrington is officially out at TechCrunch and ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: AOL and Arrington, Conde Nast, and More - Posted September 8, 2011
As we mentioned in this morning's Ticker, Michael Arrington is officially out at AOL, at least for now. ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 29, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Hearst to Launch "Cosmo for Guys," July 27 O... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Leadership Changes at the 'NY Times,' and More - Posted June 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21919" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Left to right: Baquet, Abramson, Keller. Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times"][/caption] Jill Abramson has been named the executive editor of ... [FishbowlDC]

Social Sharing Buttons: Too Much Or Not Enough? - Posted May 26, 2011
News can break at a moment's notice, and whether you have the exclusive scoop or not, chances are that readers coming to your website to read the story will want to share it with their friends and family. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social networking services can help give your story... [10,000 Words]

Five Things AOL's Patch Is Doing Right - Posted April 29, 2011
Patch has gotten somewhat of a bad reputation in journalism circles -- remember when USC journalism professor Robert Hernandez asked Tim Armstrong if Patch is "evil" at 2010's Online News Association conference? For those of you who have been living under a rock, Pa... [10,000 Words]

AOL Takes On Movie Sentiment (And Justin Bieber Too?) - Posted April 22, 2011
We reported a couple of months back about how AOL's purchase of the Huffington Post delivered some more semantic technology to its doorstep. But that's not the only semantically-related project underway there: Amit Moran, R&D Ma... []

AOL Shutting Down 30 Blogs - Posted March 22, 2011
Time to update your media list again. The changes resulting from the AOL/Huffington Post merger continue. AOL is shutting down 30 blogs, moving them over to other existin... [GalleyCat]

AOL Is Folding 30 of Its Brands After Huffington Post Merger - Posted March 22, 2011
It's time to take stock of what is left standing at AOL after the massive cleaning taking place in light of the merger with Huffington Post. Pre-merger, if you compared AOL and Huffington Post section by section, there was a considerable amount of overlap between the two sites. Post-merger, it's up to... [FishbowlLA]

Huffington Post Media Group Adds Six More to Editorial Staff - Posted March 22, 2011
Huffington Post Media Group continues to expan... [WebNewser -]

Revolving Door: 'Town & Country,' Huffington Post, - Posted March 17, 2011
Here are this week's media highlights from Mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Stellene Volandes... [FishbowlDC]

Publicist Request Leads to AOL Drama - Posted March 16, 2011
TechCrunch's Alexia Tsotsis wrote a post about a Facebook game tied to Jake Gyllenhaal's new flick The Source Code. ... [GalleyCat]

Twitter's Biz Stone To Lead AOL Cause Program - Posted March 14, 2011
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone announced on his blog today that he will be serving as AOL's Social Impact Advisor. Also announced today, the "30-Day Service Challenge," a philanthropic... [FishbowlDC]

Twitter's Biz Stone To Lead AOL Cause Program - Posted March 14, 2011
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone announced on his blog today that he will be serving as AOL's Social Impact Advisor. Also announced today, the "30-Day Service Challenge," a philanthropic... [GalleyCat]

Biz Stone Given Stock to be Adviser to AOL's Huffington Post - Posted March 14, 2011
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will be working with AOL and its recently acquired Huffington Post in the coming months as a "strategic adviser for social impact". He will get some AOL stocks as part of the deal, and wil... [AllTwitter]

The State of the News Media 2011: AOL News Before The Huffington Post - Posted March 14, 2011
The State of the News Media 2011, an annual report from the ... [WebNewser -]

After Downsizing, Huffington Post Media Group Staffs Up - Posted March 14, 2011
Just two business days after it was out with the old at AOL and Huffington Post Media Group, it was in with the new, as the division created by the ... [WebNewser -]

Huffington Post Media Group Picks First Six New Hires - Posted March 7, 2011
The Huffington Post Media Group announced its first six hires since the merger of The Huffington Post and Aol: Michael Calderone (as ... [WebNewser -]

Debut Time for Aol News Real-Time - Posted March 2, 2011
Aol News is looking to enforce the concept that news is real-time with its launch of Aol News Real-Time, which adds real-time badges to its 100 most active articles, as well as highlighting the top six stories being read at that moment, complete with reading counts. The goal, according to Aol News,... [WebNewser -]

R.I.P. FanHouse: 2006-2011 - Posted February 28, 2011
Happy trails, FanHouse. Best of luck to the talented writers that were let go as a result of the Sporting News merger.... [TVNewser]

R.I.P. FanHouse: 2006-2011 - Posted February 28, 2011
Happy trails, FanHouse. Best of luck to the talented writers that were let go as a result of the Sporting News merger.... [SportsNewser]

Aol: Arianna Huffington's Entrance Leads to David Eun's Exit - Posted February 24, 2011
The acquisition of ... [WebNewser -]

Journal Register Takes Aim at Patch, HuffPost - Posted February 23, 2011
Journal Register CEO John Paton is aiming high, telling Beet.TV that his 324 or so publications, which serve more than 900 comm... [WebNewser -]

Aol Touts Success of New Video Series PopEater with Naughty But Nice Rob, Urlesque - Posted February 23, 2011
PopEater with Naughty But Nice Rob, a video series launched by Aol's ... [WebNewser -]

AOL's Purchase of HuffPo Leaves Many Confused - Posted February 18, 2011
In the wake of AOL's purchase of the Huffington Post, bystanders have reacted with confusion. Stephen Colbert, for example, ... []

Arianna Huffington to Appear on ABC News' This Week with Christiane Amanpour - Posted February 11, 2011
Arianna Huffington will be part of a roundtable discussion on Sunday's installment of ABC News' ... [WebNewser -]

Kapost Launches Salesforce for Editors - Posted February 9, 2011
If spreadsheets and long e-m... [WebNewser -]

Super Sunday Stunner: Aol to Acquire The Huffington Post - Posted February 7, 2011
A news announcement at midnight on Super Bowl Sunday had better be something big if it expects to attract any kind of attention, and in the media world, this one was huge (and shocking): Aol announced that it will acquire The Huffington Post, and that HuffPost co-founder and editor-in-chief ... [WebNewser -]

Aol Inks Content Pacts with The Sporting News, Everyday Health, - Posted January 13, 2011
Content is king again at Aol: Just days after ... [WebNewser -]

Sporting News, AOL Enter New Content Agreement - Posted January 13, 2011
Starting on Mar. 1, the Sporting News and AOL will enter a new content agreement, "delivering a "best-of-breed" sports destination with compelling multi-media content and unsurpassed user experience, and the premi... [WebNewser -] Executive Editor Stephen Bromberg to Oversee Homepage - Posted January 10, 2011 executive editor Stephen Bromberg joined ... [WebNewser -]

Top Startup Trends of 2010 - Posted December 28, 2010
... [WebNewser -]

Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz Reminisces During Captains of Industry Talk at 92nd Street Y - Posted December 20, 2010
The Captains of Industry lecture series at the 92nd Street Y welcomed Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz and ... [WebNewser -]

Tools Round Up: Ketchum, Vocus, Gleanster, and more - Posted December 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_11260" align="alignnone" width="286" caption="Image from Pictela"][/caption] Ketchum has launched the Well-Connected Checkup, a research tool that identifies a brand's health an... [FishbowlDC]

Patch Topples Paywall in Sonoma, Calif. - Posted December 8, 2010
The launch of Sonoma Patch, a hyperlocal news site covering Sonoma, Calif., which is part of Aol's Patch initiative, cru... [WebNewser -]

Aol Advertising Taps Parade's Debbie Menin to Head Entertainment Marketing - Posted December 1, 2010
Debbie Menin paraded over to Aol Advertising, as the former vice president of branded entertainment at Parade and ... [WebNewser -]

Stephanie Dolgins Out as Aol SVP/GM of Women's and Lifestyle Programming - Posted November 29, 2010
Aol senior vice president and general manager of women's and lifestyle programming Stephanie Dolgins is leaving the company, ... [WebNewser -]

Aol to Restructure Media Brands, But Not Reduce Headcount - Posted November 11, 2010
Aol is restructuring its media brands, but layoffs are not involved and headcount is expected to be unchanged, Silicon Alley... [WebNewser -]

Patch Editor-in-Chief Brian Farnham on Perceived Lack of Oversight, Plagiarism Issues - Posted November 10, 2010
Brian Farnham, editor-in-chief of Patch, Aol's network of hyperlocal news sites, spoke with ... [WebNewser -]

Aol to Add a Half-Dozen Scripted Web Series from Michael Eisner's Vuguru - Posted November 10, 2010
Aol will look to boost its original video offerings by adding at least six scripted Web series from Vuguru, the digital studio started by former Disney CEO ... [WebNewser -]

Matthew Knell of CafeMom Joining Aol as Social Media Director - Posted November 4, 2010
Aol will have a new social media director starting Nov. 15: Matthew Knell, who had been director of emerging and social media strategy at online community CafeMom. Knell broke the news... [WebNewser -]

This Just In: Aol News Seeks New Editor-In-Chief - Posted November 1, 2010
... [WebNewser -]

Aol Homepage Being Revamped One More Time - Posted October 29, 2010
Aol will introduce yet another redesign of its homepage next week, The Wall Street Journal... [WebNewser -]

Former VP Jonathan Dube Joins Aol - Posted October 28, 2010
Former vice president Jonathan Dube joined Aol as senior VP and general manager of Aol... [WebNewser -]

Mel Taylor: Aol's Patch Geared Toward Advertisers, Not Readers - Posted October 26, 2010
Mel Taylor, a strategist focused on online revenue for hyperlocal media, shared his theory about Aol's Patch ... [WebNewser -]

You've Got Mail: AOL Seeks Senior Director of Corporate Communications - Posted October 15, 2010
AO... [FishbowlDC]

Patching Things Up at Aol's Patch - Posted October 12, 2010
Aol's Patch hyperlocal news initiative has seen rapid growth, but that expansion has also brought several ... [WebNewser -]

Jay Mariotti Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charge - Posted September 30, 2010
Jay Mariotti pleaded ... [TVNewser]

Jay Mariotti Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charge - Posted September 30, 2010
Jay Mariotti pleaded ... [SportsNewser]

Diller Likes AOL While National Journal's Latest Hire Talks Decline, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 29, 2010
- Well the Wall Street Journal is sure enjoying a recent jump in its advertising revenue, and it wants to make it clear that the New York Times isn't matching it. According to a company memo ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Former AOL Media President Bill Wilson Joins Townsquare Media - Posted September 29, 2010
Townsquare Media, which owns and operates digital properties and radio stations in local markets, tapped former AOL Media president Bill Wilson for the newly created posit... [WebNewser -]

More Reaction to AOL's Purchase of TechCrunch - Posted September 29, 2010
Reaction continues to pour in on AOL's deal to acquire TechCrunch, including more insight from TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, who spoke with CNN's ... [WebNewser -]

TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington on Why He Sold Out to AOL - Posted September 28, 2010
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington offered his take on ... [WebNewser -]

AOL's New Rochelle Patch Denies Plagiarism Accusation - Posted September 28, 2010
While this item may pale in comparison to the "other" AOL news of the day, it still merits watching: AOL's ... [WebNewser -]

New Rochelle Patch Responds to Charges of Plagiarism, Bias - Posted September 28, 2010
Update: [A day after Patch responded to plagiarism, denying the claim that the local editor lifted a photo, Patch admitted that their statement below was based on false information. The company has since acknowledged that local editor Allison Esposito lifted the photo then lied about it to her editors. Here's the... [MediaJobsDaily]

AOL Announces TechCrunch Acquisition, on TechCrunch - Posted September 28, 2010
After days of speculation, AOL's acquisition of Michael Arrington's TechCrunch ... [FishbowlDC]

Done Deal: AOL Acquires TechCrunch - Posted September 28, 2010
The rumors have now been officially confirmed by AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong: AOL is the proud new... [WebNewser -]

Jason Calacanis Tears Into TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington in Several Tweets - Posted September 28, 2010
There has yet to be any kind of official announcement on the rumored acquisition of ... [WebNewser -]

AOL buys 5min Media for rumored $65M - VatorNews - Posted September 28, 2010
VatorNew... []

AOL Reportedly in Talks to Purchase TechCrunch - Posted September 28, 2010
AOL might be looking to add another huge blog to its new list of sites. GigaOm reports that the media company is close to purchasing TechCrunch, the famed technology blog started by Michael Arrington in 2005. According to the report, the announcement could come very soon. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

AOL Near Deal to Buy TechCrunch? - Posted September 27, 2010
AOL is nearing a deal to acquire online blogging network TechCrunch, with an announcement possible at the latter's Disrupt SF conference in San Francisco, which began Monday an... [WebNewser -]

Hearst Sees a Future in the Tablet While Patch Struggles in New Rochelle, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 27, 2010
- Fresh off the announcement that Women's Wear Daily will bring on New York Observer reporter John Koblin to cover media, Fairchild editorial director Peter Kaplan spoke with ... [MediaJobsDaily]

A Glut of Media Reporter Resignations - Posted September 27, 2010
Ever want the opportunity to follow in a star's footsteps? Well you might well soon get the chance as two large organizations lost media reporting studs (does that exist) today. Both AOL and New York Observer learned that their star repor... [MediaJobsDaily]

AOL's Patch Local-Content Initiative Teams Up with 13 Colleges to Form PatchU - Posted September 21, 2010
AOL is taking its Patch local-content initiative back to school with its announcement of the launch of PatchU, a network of partnerships between local... [WebNewser -]

Chris Grosso Joins AOL as General Manager of the Homepage - Posted September 13, 2010
AOL named former NBC Universal senior vice president of emerging digital businesses Chris Grosso to the newly created post of general manager o... [WebNewser -]

AOL To New Reporters: 'We're Not Gawker, So Be Friendly and Authoritative' - Posted December 1, 2009
AOL is in the midst of a massive re-branding and re-organization that will position the company as a media company as opposed to internet service provider. They are one of the few companies hiring new reporters and editors. Want... [FishbowlDC]

Caroline Campbell To Join AOL as VP of Corporate Communications - Posted September 24, 2009
PRNewser has learned that Caroline Campbell will join AOL as VP of Corporate Communications. Campbell previously was a VP at Porter Novelli. Prior to Porter Novelli, Campbell served as Senior Manager, Global Communications & Public Affairs at Google. A... [FishbowlDC]

Former AOL CEO Finds New Job With News Corp. - Posted March 30, 2009
The former head of AOL, Jon Miller, is joining News Corp in the new role of CEO, Digital Media ... [MediaJobsDaily]

More Changes At AOL - Posted March 26, 2009
Since he was hired two weeks ago at AOL, everyone has been wondering what Tim Armstrong&#151 former head of advertising at ... [MediaJobsDaily]

New York: More than Half Full of E-Mail Addicts - Posted August 7, 2008
In AOL's recent fourth annual e-mail addiction survey, New Yorkers showed up as more addicted to their e-mail than residents of any other city. Although only 55% admitted an addiction, 62% said they check their work e-mail on the weekends. That spells addiction... [ThinkMobile -]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 7, 2008
The Medium Is The Message: Spin Magazine sees its subscription rates rise after giving away its product for free on MySpace. We have no idea how or why, but we really, really hope the nitwits who run newspapers don't get any ideas. ... [FishbowlLA]

Enterprise 3.0: Semweb Commercialization Options - Posted January 16, 2008
Back when I was an industry analyst (VP, E-Business Strategies at the META Group, since acquired by Gartner), I often had to critique emerging markets.  Unlike venture capitalists, industry analysts are privy to product roadmaps from publicly-traded companies, including the industry giants (Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM).  And unlike i-bankers, they are... []

Barry Diller On The Writers' Strike - Posted November 13, 2007
If it's all the same to you guys, we're just going to cut and paste this press release from Fox Business Network, so that we don't have to read Barry Diller's remarks. It's early. We're tired. (And by the way, that's not our typo. Fox apparently thinks there's just one writer... [FishbowlLA]

TMZ Sued Over Simpson Book - Posted June 20, 2007
TMZ got slapped with a lawsuit over the posting of the O.J. Simpson book. An excerpt from If I Did It appeared on the website (lifted straight from Pirate Bay) and the federal bankruptcy trustee filed an emerg... [FishbowlLA]

Is AOL Dumber Than a 5th Grader? Yes! - Posted February 27, 2007
AOL picks FOX's Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? as their TV pick of the evening. That's grammar, not grammer. Morons. ... [FishbowlLA]