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"Aol.": Company Unveils New Branding

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

The new Aol mark featuring lower case "o" and "l" and a dot at the end does a nice job of cracking open the brand for a new look.

Invasion of the Hyperlocals

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

What's the current news and journalistic landscape like today in Westchester? Here's a quick and non-exhaustive rundown.

Is It Time to Move Your Agency to Hollywood?

DJ Edgerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
DJ Edgerton

Traditional interruption-based marketing is dead (or at least in severe decline) and anything an agency creates on behalf of a brand must give the consumer real value.

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Rules Broadway During Advertising Week (VIDEO)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Andy Plesser

Despite the gloom around the advertising and media world, we found Advertising Week and its many events has upbeat. I caught up with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong on Monday evening.

Uh Oh, Eric... Google's Talent Troubles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

From rock star engineers like Mark Lucovsky to whiz entrepreneurs like Dick Costolo, Google seems to lose a top tier employee every week. Kai-Fu Lee's...

Tim Armstrong, AOL CEO: "The Old AOL Was Run By Blogs, The New AOL Is Run By Me"

Business Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

During the question-and-answer portion of the all-hands, one staffer asked Tim if SAI's estimate that AOL will probably have to lay-off another ~2,000...

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...

R.I.P. Analog Television, Hello Digital: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today marks the end of Analog Television; AOL acquires local news site Patch and events site; Yahoo announces that Timothy Morse will serve as the company's new CFO.

AOL Is Free Again

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The day Time Warner announced it was spinning off AOL, a former colleague of mine at AOL (I was a VP there from 1998 to 2002) Twittered, "After nearly...

AOL Returns to the Green, Green Grass of Home

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Time Warner confirmed yesterday that it will spin off AOL as a stand-alone public company at the end of the year. So endeth one of the more notable chapters in the history of the Internet, so far.

Tim Armstrong Gets It Right, Silicon Alley Insider Gets It Wrong

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

AOL's newly appointed CEO, Tim Armstrong gave some insight into his plans for the beleaguered Time Warner unit. But you had to listen carefully to what he said to get a sense of what he was planning.

Why I Love Twitter (Right Now) More than Facebook

Tamar Chansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tamar Chansky

The same cyber detectives who have spied on me on facebook will no doubt be deployed to the new Twitter. It'll become a writ-small version of the invasive infomercials that plague late night television.

Tim Armstrong: AOL's New CEO

Media Memo | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Everyone who wondered why Randy Falco and Ron Grant were still running AOL gets an answer: Time Warner (TWX) was lining up their replacement. Google (...