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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…

CNBC Signs Jim Cramer to New Multiplatform Deal

CNBC is locking in one of its star hosts to a new deal. The business news channel has signed a new deal with Jim Cramer, the host of Mad Money and Squawk on the Street regular. One key…

BuzzFeed Revenue Rises as Plans to Go Public Stay on Track

BuzzFeed says that its revenue rose by more than 50 percent in Q2 of 2021, reflecting improvements in the advertising and ecommerce spaces. In a revised filing with the SEC, the digital…

DIVE Studios Launches Mindset Audio Platform With Funding From Scooter Braun’s TQ Ventures

DIVE Studios, the Los Angeles-based media company known for its podcasts hosted by English-speaking Kpop stars, is officially launching its audio storytelling platform Mindset after raising…

Endeavor China Acquires Sports Digital Agency Mailman Group

Endeavor China has acquired the Mailman Group, the Shanghai-based digital agency for sports brands and rights holders. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Mailman will be folded…

Former Trump Aide Jason Miller Launching Social Media Platform Gettr

A former aide to President Donald Trump is launching a new social media platform called Gettr, which he described Thursday as a “marketplace of ideas” that will take on “big…

Snapchat Says It Paid $130 Million to Spotlight Creators Since November

Snapchat, led by CEO Evan Spiegel, describes itself as a “camera company,” with lenses, augmented reality features and even physical “Spectacles” that blur the line between the digital world and…