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Summer in New York

Sandra Bernhard | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sandra Bernhard

This has been the perfect New York summer and it's not over yet. Every time I think about going away, I don't: it's an in-town vacation and I am living it up.

Ben Silverman's Barry Diller Deal: $100 Million In Development Money: New York Post

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Only Ben Silverman could parlay a two-year hitless streak as NBC's chief programmer into a new gig that gives him total control and $100 million in de...

Hot Time Summer in the City

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Because summer is a great time to explore the City, to take advantage of it, to appreciate it, to revel in it. This explains why many denizens will tell you that far from hustling out of town on weekends, they prefer staying in town.

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...

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...

Old Media: Why the End Takes a Long Time to Get To

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Over the past number of months a consensus has formed among media companies trying to do business on the Internet that advertising alone cannot support their efforts.

Sound Like Your CEO?

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The June issue of the Harvard Business Review has a brief article in the Forethought section titled "Ten Fatal Flaws That Derail Leaders" by Jack Zeng...

IAC Shares Surge Despite $28M Loss

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The recession took a bite out of IAC/InterActiveCorp in the first quarter, as revenue fell 22 percent in the Internet company's media...

The New Power Girls: New Brand of Business Women Channel Rupert, Not Carrie

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

Call it women's intuition on steroids, today's modern women entrepreneurs are tapped tightly to their gut and execute their plans from there.

Diller To Profitable Companies: Lay Off The Layoffs

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

IAC Chief Executive Barry Diller took several groups to task at the Reuters Media Summit, but he reserved special disgust for CEOs at profitable compa...

The Daily Beast: Tina Brown Launches Much-Awaited News Site

Financial Times | Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The struggling US magazine industry is losing one of its biggest cheerleaders to the web as Tina Brown trades the glossy pages and lengthy essays of h...

Bonjour, Cannes!

Peggy Siegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peggy Siegal

A private jet, seven lunches, six premieres, 16 parties, five megayachts, one helicopter, one-on-ones with Brad Pitt, Mick Jagger, and Robert DeNiro. One woman lives the dream at the Cannes Film Festival.

Is Barry Diller Taking Expedia Private?

Portfolio.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barry Diller often goes against the grain, building up an internet conglomerate at a time when conglomerates are unpopular and then deciding to disman...

Barry Diller And John Malone Make Up

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Media moguls Barry Diller and John Malone have settled their differences over the breakup of Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, paving the...

Barry Diller Snubbed By Bono

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that Barry Diller has won his court case against John Malone, he's free to break up IAC (IACI) into 5 pieces. The problem: Convincing investors th...

Diller Allowed To Proceed With IAC Breakup

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the battle of the billionaire media moguls, the protégé won. A Delaware Chancery Court judge ruled Friday that Barry Diller could go forward wit...

IAC Case To Be Decided In March

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A court ruling on whether IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI.O) chief Barry Diller breached his proxy agreement with controlling shareholder Liberty Media Corp...

Diller's "Delicate Psyche" Has Its Day In Court

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barry Diller personally took it on the chin again from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei in court yesterday - but it was Liberty's case that took the hard...

Our Reach Exceeds Our Grasp: The Theory Of Nothingness

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The more we evolve, study, and add to the storehouse of human information now available to everybody with a socket on the planet, the less we know.

Media Mogul Smackdown: Diller, Malone Head To Court

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a legal battle between Barry Diller and John Malone heads to court on Monday, the biggest surprise may just be that two of the media industry's lar...

CEO Astrology: Reading the Stars for Barry Diller, John Thain, Chuck Prince, and Steve Schwarzman

New York | Fiona Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many of you know celebrity astrologer Susan Miller as the uncannily accurate predictor of your fate. You're in good company: She's got A-listers like ...

Twilight Of The Media Moguls

BusinessWeek | Johnnie L. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the enemy of my enemy is my friend, as the old chestnut says, then it makes perfect sense that Barry Diller would host a swanky soiree last summer ...

Diller, Malone Tussle Over IAC

NYT Via Yahoo | GERALDINE FABRIKANT, BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like Hollywood stars stuck in a rut, Barry Diller and John C. Malone are always cast in the same contrasting roles. Mr. Diller, 65, lives a razzle-daz...

IAC Loses $369.9M on Mortgage Woes

AP | VINNEE TONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp lost $369.9 million in the fourth quarter, on a big writedown at its mortgage referral business, t...

FundRace: How The Media Gave (Or Didn't Give) In 2007

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With campaign finance data for the 4th quarter of 2007 released late last week, Huffington Post's FundRace now gives us information on a year's worth ...