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SCOTUS: Broadcasters Win

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

In a major win for broadcasters, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that Aereo, a streaming service that provides access to programs at about the same time as they are broadcast, violates the Copyright Act of 1976. The decision is a huge blow for Aereo, which may go out of business.

Gerry Smith

The Supreme Court Is About To Decide The Future Of Television

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology

Major television broadcasters and Aereo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a case that is about much more than the future of a contro...

A WSJ Op-Ed You Might Actually Like Blasts Obama For Siding With Evil Cable Giants

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business

Media mogul Barry Diller blasted the Obama administration for taking the side of the nation's biggest broadcasters against the company he is bankrolli...

A Q&A With Director Peter Hyams Takes Us Closer

Alex Simon | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Peter Hyams has been making movies for over 40 years. A native New Yorker, Hyams has the distinction of being one of the only directors who also serves as his own cinematographer on his films, a hyphenate that has caused him some controversy among cameramen.

It's a Wrap! Diane von Furstenberg's Dress Has 40th Anniversary

Jay Weston | Posted 03.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This past Golden Globes weekend kicked off with a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of -- a dress! I kid you not, more celebrities showed up...

Gerry Smith

Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court To Stop Streaming Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Major television broadcasters filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday asking it to stop Aereo, the controversial streaming service that...

Gerry Smith

Aereo Wins Another Court Battle Against Big TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology

The Internet television streaming service Aereo notched another legal victory against major broadcasters on Thursday when a federal judge denied a req...

Anti-Gay Group President: 'Shep, Come Out Of The Closet!'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Apparently, Fox News just isn't conservative enough for some Americans. Cliff Kincaid, the president of an anti-gay conservative group known as Ame...

How A Dime-Sized Antenna Met My TV Needs

Gerry Smith | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Gerry Smith

If you're a light TV viewer who just wants to watch the major networks, Aereo might be right for you.

Oh Hi!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media

Oh hi, Rupert! Yes, that cheerful puppy is actually one of the world's biggest media moguls. Rupert Murdoch took once again to the pleasant con...

Learning Is Cool: What I learned From C2-MTL

Amanda Slavin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

For an adult who loves to learn, but also loves marketing, who has a background in education and events, you aren't told what way to go. There is really only one thing to do and that is to create your own path.

Newsweek Confirms Sale Rumors

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Tina Brown confirmed on Wednesday that IAC is exploring a possible sale of Newsweek magazine. In a memo obtained by Politico, Brown and Newsweek CE...

Report: Newsweek For Sale, Again

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media

May 28 (Reuters) - IAC/InterActive Corp is looking for potential buyers for Newsweek, the venerable magazine that stopped print publications in the ...

Barry Diller's Big Regret About Newsweek

Posted 04.29.2013 | Media

Media mogul Barry Diller made a major admission on Monday from the 2013 Milken Conference. During an interview with Bloomberg TV's Willow Bay, als...

Tina Brown: 'Insane' To Take Over Newsweek

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media

Tina Brown candidly discussed taking over Newsweek and the magazine's decision to move to an all digital format in this week's issue of New York magaz...

Newsweek Faces Staff Cuts

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 12.24.2012 | Media

On this morning's IAC third-quarter earnings call, company chairman Barry Diller addressed last week's bombshell news that Newsweek will eliminate its...

'Who The F-- Is In The Room': Where Is Hwood's Next Generation?

2011-11-11-Screenshot20111111at3.30.52PM.png | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter and first appeared in the Oct. 19 issue of the magazine. They were part of Hollywood lore, the ...

Former Studio Head Thinks Movies 'Stink'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.04.2012 | Entertainment

Count Barry Diller among those who think they don't make good movies any more. Diller -- whose career as a studio head for both Paramount (1974-19...

Barry Diller Offers About.Com For $300 Million

Reuters | Peter Lauria and Jennifer Saba | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media

By Peter Lauria and Jennifer Saba (Reuters) - Barry Diller's IAC/Interactivecorp submitted an offer in excess of $300 million to buy th...

Harmans To Stop Investing In Newsweek-Daily Beast: Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

The family that had helped bankroll the operations for Newsweek and the Daily Beast is withdrawing much of its funding, Reuters reported on Monday. ...

Gerry Smith

Aereo Threatens Broadcasters By Streaming Network TV Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology

Aereo, a start-up that streams network TV to customers over the Internet, has 68 employees, about 3,500 subscribers, and big ambitions: to disrupt the...

Power Couple Gives $30 Million To This Group

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- For all its glamour, Hollywood also has its hardship. Hundreds of industry workers struggle with tough times each year and for 90 years...

Why the New York Times Paywall and Match.com Work

Mike Smith | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Mike Smith

I went to four conferences at Internet Week in New York. But the two keynotes I found most compelling were by the intractable Barry Diller and the irrepressible David Carr, who continues to celebrate the Timesasking online subscribers to actually pay!

LOOK: High Line's Spring Benefit

Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

Friends of the High Line hosted their annual Spring Benefit on Tuesday, where some of the park's biggest fans including $20 million donors Diane von F...

Rupert Murdoch's Fellow Plutocrats Rush To His Defense

Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's peers, including Donald Trump and Barry Diller, came to his defense on Tuesday. Following the release of a parliamentary report th...