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Sun Valley Media Conference 2010: Allen & Company Retreat PHOTOS, UPDATES

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media moguls have descended upon Sun Valley for Allen & Company's annual retreat. The conference, known for the many deals brokered there, began Tues...

Ski Reporters Convention

Connie Lawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

We come because we are dedicated to the mountains, the snow, nature, and the sports they bring with them.

Sun Valley Media Conference Photos: Mogulmania Day 3!

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Allen & Company retreat in Sun Valley wound down Friday, but not before we were able to catch glimpses of several moguls for the first time this y...

Jeff Zucker: Market Has Reached Bottom

Broadcasting & Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker said Thursday that while the overall marketplace is still challenged, he thinks it may have bottomed out....

Harvey Weinstein In Sun Valley: Cell Phone Chic

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Harvey Weinstein gets an A+ for consistency. The movie mogul is once again in Sun Valley at the annual media-fest, and he was snapped by the AP in the...

Sun Valley Media Conference Photos: Mogulmania Day 2!

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Allen & Company retreat in Sun Valley continued Thursday with even more moguls showing up for Day 2. While it remains to be seen if any deals hav...

Liberty Media To Save Weinstein Co.?

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LIBERTY Media saved one struggling company this year with the bailout of Sirius XM Satellite Radio, and now it may reprise its role as the white knigh...

NYT Dealbook's Sorkin Covering Sun Valley From Afar

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Every year, media moguls gather at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley conference to listen to each other gab, parade around in casual wear and occasionally ma...

IAC, Liberty Media Heads Skeptical Of Twitter, Economy

WSJ | Julia Angwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley, Idaho, media fest got off to a gloomy start Wednesday, with downbeat panel discussions on the economy (getting worse) and th...

Sun Valley Media Conference Photos: Mogulmania Day 1! (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The annual Allen & Company summer media conference kicked off in Sun Valley, Idaho Tuesday night and by Wednesday morning the attendees were decked ou...

Movies, TV Take a Backseat At Sun Valley

deadlinehollywooddaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Congratulations, Hollywood: you're officially irrelevant at the annual Allen & Co investment conference in Sun Valley this week. I've just been read t...

Murdoch: News Corp. Will Keep MySpace, Won't Purchase Twitter

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (Reuters) - News Corp is not interested in buying popular microblogging site Twitter and will not sell its struggling social network...

Murdoch, Moonves Under Scrutiny At Sun Valley

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK/SUN VALLEY, Idaho (Reuters) - News Corp's Rupert Murdoch and CBS Corp's Leslie Moonves will likely be under a harsh spotlight at this year's ...

Disney's Iger: "People Are Going To Pay" For Content Online

WSJ | Julia Angwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the media moguls gather here in Sun Valley, Idaho, for their annual schmooze-fest, there is one phrase on everybody's lips as they emerge from thei...

Murdoch, Google Eye Twitter As Moguls Gather In Sun Valley

Guardian | Bobbie Johnson in San Francisco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the media world's most powerful figures gather in Sun Valley, Idaho to discuss the state of the industry the topics are likely to range far and wid...

LeBron James Attending Sun Valley Media Conference

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sources confirmed to The Post that LeBron James, basketball's reigning giant, will attend Allen & Co.'s annual media mogulfest in Sun Valley, Idaho, w...

Welcome to Camp Mogul

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Krassner

I went to spy on a summer camp for billionaires: The 26th annual gathering of the nation's most powerful executives and their trophy wives in Sun Valley, Idaho, hosted by Herb Allen.

Selling Your Old Media Now: Internet Whiz Says To Get Out

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen, who now runs the social networking site Ning, kept up his death watch for old media Wednesday morning. In a morning...

Has Digg Finally Found A Buyer In Google?: Sun Valley Gossip

ValleyWag | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This year's Sun Valley retreat, put on as usual by investment bank Allen & Co, will be Digg CEO Jay Adelson's second. But it marks Adelson's third or ...

Rupert Murdoch's Missing Wedding Ring

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

You want the sober, serious news from Sun Valley? Check here, or here - there's some interesting stuff about Eric Schmidt and YouTube and Yahoo. You w...

Sun Valley Photos Day 2

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley continued into its second day Thursday. Below, more photos from the playground for the media elite —...

Sun Valley Photos: Media, Business Elite Converge On Annual Allen & Co Retreat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While no major news has yet come out of the Allen & Co. retreat in Sun Valley, which traditionally has the media elite trading in their business suits...

Jeff Zucker: The Hottest Man In Sun Valley

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SUN VALLEY, Idaho - In what's certain to be an unfamiliar role for him, NBC Universal boss Jeff Zucker is expected to be the popular guy at the Allen ...

Charter Schools Get the Test Scores Up

Tom Lowry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Lowry

Unlike most of her audience of media moguls, charter school impresario Deborah Kenny has some positive results to brag about. Test scores have improved dramatically at her schools in just five years.