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Twitch Streamer Sydney “Sydeon” Parker Signs With Gaming Firm Loaded (Exclusive)

Gaming management firm Loaded has signed Twitch streamer and cosplay content creator Sydney “Sydeon” Parker…

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Twitch Streamer Sydney “Sydeon” Parker Signs With Gaming Firm Loaded (Exclusive)

Gaming management firm Loaded has signed Twitch streamer and cosplay content creator Sydney “Sydeon” Parker for representation in all areas. Parker, who is 23 and of West African descent…

Dax Shepard’s ‘Armchair Expert’ Launches Exclusive Spotify Partnership

Dax Shepard’s popular Armchair Expert podcast has inked an exclusive deal, moving to Spotify. The award-winning podcast, co-hosted by actor, filmmaker and comedian Shepard and…

Discovery CEO Criticizes “Antiquated” Nielsen Ratings System

Discovery’s streaming service Discovery+ has surprised management with better-than-expected subscriber retention and usage, the media company’s CEO David Zaslav said on Wednesday. But he…

Funny or Die Sold to Momento Latino Founder Henry R. Munoz III

Funny or Die has a new owner. Designer, philanthropist and former Democratic National Committee finance chair Henry R. Muñoz III has acquired the digital comedy studio and branded content…

Why Comcast Cable Is Eyeing Shorter-Term Carriage Fee Deals

Amid the growth of streaming, pay TV giant Comcast is “more focused” on striking shorter-term carriage deals with TV network companies “because change is so dynamic,” Comcast Cable CEO Dave…

Social Impact Agency Propper Daley Adds 3 Senior Advisers

Social impact agency Propper Daley added three senior advisers to its team on Wednesday as it expands its Social Impact Reputation offering. Eric Schultz, Adrienne Elrod, and Neelum Arya…

In Hollywood, Is the Press the New Human Resources? (Guest Column)

“Is the media the new HR?” This is the sentiment we’ve seen posed on social media by co-workers and friends in light of the Scott Rudin fallout from The Hollywood Reporter‘s cover story, the Los Angel…

YouTube, Snapchat Move to Bring Influencer Economy In-House

Creators are the new currency. And they are a commodity in increasingly high demand. As digital influencers keep gaining in popularity, companies like YouTube, Snapchat and TikTok are…

Fox Corp’s “Key Future Focus” Emerges: Streaming and Sports Betting

Fox Corp. is showing some of its cards with its latest buy. The media giant, led by Lachlan and Rupert Murdoch, unveiled the acquisition of sports website Outkick on May 5 that includes founder Clay

James Murdoch Joins SPAC Frenzy, Seeks to Raise $345 Million

James Murdoch is getting in on the SPAC frenzy that has taken over Wall Street over the past year. Murdoch is the co-chairman of Seven Island Inc., a special purpose acquisition company seeking…

Twitter Loses Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Texas Probe

Twitter was handed a small setback on Tuesday when a federal judge refused to advance a lawsuit that it brought against Texas attorney general Ken Paxton. The suit was filed after Donald…