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Hulu Names Google Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer

Los Angeles Times: Taking another step to transform itself into a more formidable competitor to Netflix and Amazon, streaming service Hulu said it has hired a former Google executive, Kelly Campbell, to become chief marketing officer of the...

National Lampoon Sells Assets in Near $12 Million Deal

Deadline: In a deal worth just under $12 million, PalmStar Media has acquired all the assets of National Lampoon. That includes the trademark, and a library of print, audio and movie content spanning nearly 50 years. Raj B. Singh and Kevin Frakes will be National...

Chernin Invests in New Sports News Site The Athletic

Bloomberg: The founders of the Athletic, an 18-month-old online sports publication, see opportunity in the struggles of big sports media outlets. Co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann, who have no previous journalism experience, hastily pulled together $5.8...

Vox’s The Verge to Give Tech Product Reviews a Redo

Adweek: In thinking about Guidebook, The Verge’s new tech product review hub, executive editor Dieter Bohn wanted to do more than provide a redesigned home for product reviews. He wanted to reshape the way product reviews are...

New York Times Yet to Obtain Apology from Fox News

Associated Press: Fox News Channel on Monday clarified, but didn't apologize for, a weekend segment that the New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to elude capture...

Conde Nast Exec Jumps to Turner’s Bleacher Report

Bloomberg: Sports website Bleacher Report is putting a former Conde Nast executive in charge of its plan to siphon off more advertising revenue from online giants like Facebook. The company, part of Time Warnrt’s Turner unit, named Howard Mittman as its first chief...

Time Inc Looks to Sell Majority Stake in Essence Mag

Wall Street Journal: Time Inc. is looking to sell a majority stake in Essence, the monthly African-American women’s lifestyle publication focused on entertainment, fashion and beauty and culture, the first big move by the publisher since it decided against selling the...

Forbes Admits Web ‘Obliterated’ Print Business Model

Stock Investor: Forbes magazine has gained sales and circulation by continually seeking to improve its editorial content, according to Steve Forbes, chairman and editor in chief of Forbes Media. However, the web “obliterated” the previous business model for print...

Hearst’s Esquire, Conde Nast’s GQ ‘Need New Material’

New York Post: There’s nothing wrong with men, just men’s magazines. Month after month they pump out the same formulaic crap they’ve been chopping down trees for decades to produce. A story on a hot car, a hot movie director, an actor from an upcoming film and an edgy...

Comcast: MSNBC Stars Appear on New York Mag Cover

New York Magazine: "Morning Joe," which airs weekdays on MSNBC from 6 to 9 a.m. and in September will celebrate its 10th anniversary, has become the preferred programming of the political elite. Hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have come to seem like a kind...

Sinclair-Tribune Deal Needs FCC Delay, Newsmax Says

Bloomberg: Newsmax Media wants federal regulators to slow their review of Sinclair's proposed $3.9 billion purchase of Tribune, saying the deal raises concerns about media concentration. “I am calling for delay,” said Christopher Ruddy, CEO of...

Discovery Eyes Scripps Acquisition for Web-TV Bundle

Bloomberg: With pay TV having to compete with online options like Netflix, Discovery, the owner of unscripted channels like Animal Planet and TLC, wants to bundle the Scripps networks with its own in an online service for as little as $3 to $4 a...

Hulu Live TV Service Now Available on Amazon Devices

Broadcasting & Cable: Hulu said its new live TV service will be available on the Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Hulu viewers who use those devices will be upgraded and will have the option to also subscribe to the new Hulu virtual MVPD...

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