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Comcast and Charter Reveal Top Exec For Their Big Nationwide Streaming Bet

Charter Communications and Comcast has picked Marcien Jenckes to lead their recently-unveiled 50:50 joint venture to launch a next-generation streaming platform on varied branded 4K streaming devices and smart TVs. Jenckes has served as president of advertising for Comcast Cable since 2017. In his new role, he will develop the nationwide streaming platform and its […]

Verizon Loses 78,000 Video Subs in First Quarter, Touts Highest Broadband Additions “in Over a Decade”

Verizon lost 78,000 net pay TV subscribers for its Fios consumer video service in the first quarter, compared with a loss of 69,000 in the fourth quarter and a loss of 82,000 in the year-ago period, the telecom giant said on Friday. The company has in the past often cited “the ongoing shift from traditional […]

Former CBS Interactive Chief Jim Lanzone Named CEO of Yahoo

Former CBS Interactive CEO Jim Lanzone is returning to the media sector. Lanzone, who has been the CEO of dating app Tinder for the last year, will become CEO of Yahoo, which last week spun out from its former parent company Verizon, and is controlled by the private equity firm Apollo. Lanzone starts at Yahoo […]

BuzzFeed Going Public, Valued At $1.5B In SPAC Merger

Digital media giant BuzzFeed is merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and going public in a bid to roll up and consolidate some of the digital media industry. The deal will value the company at $1.5 billion. The company says that it has agreed to merge with 890 5th Avenue Partners, a SPAC […]

Verizon Loses 82,000 Pay TV Subs in First Quarter

The telecom giant also posts its latest results for its Verizon Media unit, which includes the likes of Yahoo and AOL.

HuffPost Editor in Chief Lydia Polgreen to Join Spotify’s Gimlet Media

Lydia Polgreen is stepping down as editor in chief of HuffPost to join Gimlet Media as head of content, she announced Friday morning on Twitter.

Tim Armstrong to Step Down as CEO of Oath

Tim Armstrong will step down as CEO of Oath, the digital-media arm of Verizon that includes such assets as AOL, Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost, and will be replaced by K. Guru Gowrappan, a former Alibaba executive who has been COO at Oath since April.

HuffPost Signs With ICM Partners

The agency will work to create multiple platform opportunities for the company's intellectual property.

Tim Armstrong Lays Out Leadership Team for Combined AOL, Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and other high-profile executives from the internet company are not among those named in Armstrong's memo to staff.

Marissa Mayer to Depart Merged Yahoo, AOL (Report)

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong confirmed the rebranding.

Vice President Pence Used Private Email Account as Indiana Governor

'The Indianapolis Star' discovered, via public records, that he communicated with advisers about security issues through his personal AOL account.

Yahoo Shares Down on New Doubts About Verizon Sale

The internet company disclosed Wednesday that a second hack had affected 1 billion user accounts.