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Justine Sacco, Megyn Kelly and the Humor of White Privilege

Kevin Beckford | Posted 02.21.2014 | Black Voices
Kevin Beckford

Sacco and Kelly are not the only people making such comments. There are plenty of "jokesters" whose privilege(s) and prejudices can easily be "unearthed" by jokes.

PR Exec Fired After Wildly Offensive 'AIDS' Tweet

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

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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 ...

The Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012

Marshall Stowell | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Marshall Stowell

In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list. What we heard was insightful and, in many cases, encouraging.

Sparking Difficult Conversations As We Move Toward An AIDS-Free Generation

Janet Weinberg | Posted 02.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

We have the tools to curb the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but we continue to stumble in addressing the social and structural determinants that drive new infections. Only by confronting homophobia, racism, sexism and other social inequalities will we be able to fully implement our toolbox.

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. ...

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!

IAC Names Chelsea Clinton To Its Board

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Billionaire Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp named Chelsea Clinton to its board, the U.S. online media holding company said in a regula...

IAC Chief: We Should Be 'Screaming' For Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Barry Diller says we should be "screaming" for net neutrality. The IAC chief stated his stance at SXSW, according to Business Insider. "The Int...

Two Dating Sites Hook Up

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As Valentine's Day looms over the horizon, two online dating sites have struck up a romance--with each other. IAC's online dating branch, Match.com, ...

The Chinese Consumer: Still Projecting and Protecting

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Contemporary Chinese society, still Confucian to the core, is driven by the need for societal acknowledgment and diffused insecurity. Consumer behavior, characterized by status projection and risk avoidance, reflects these truths.

Barry Diller Steps Down As IAC CEO

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Barry Diller and John Malone, two media moguls whose partnerships over the past 17 years have been rocky at times, are cutting more o...

Ask.com Succumbs To Google, Shutters Web Search

Search Engine Land | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Talk about getting back to your roots. Ask.com, which originally used humans to find answers to questions, is going further back to its origins by aba...

Glittery Web Video Festival in October in New York: Keep an Eye Out for Barry Diller

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Vimeo, the fast-growing IAC unit, is throwing a two-day online video festival and awards program to celebrate the community of video creators. The...

Nice Work If You Can Get It: Highest Paid CEO Of The Decade

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of software maker Oracle Corp., topped the list of best-paid executives of public companies during the pas...

Justice Department Steps Up Antitrust Investigation Of Top Tech Companies

Wall Street Journal | THOMAS CATAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON--The Justice Department is stepping up its investigation into hiring practices at some of America's biggest companies, including Google Inc...

IAC Loss Has Silver Lining: Online Ad Market Improving

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Internet company IAC/InterActiveCorp lost $1 billion in the fourth quarter because it wrote down the value of its search busines...

IAC Reports 3Q Profit But Ad Revenue Down

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — IAC/InterActiveCorp, which runs Match.com, Ask.com and other Web sites, said Tuesday that asset sales helped it profit in the th...

Notional Unveils Initial TV Slate

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Notional, a new production company housed at Barry Diller's IAC, unveiled its initial TV development and production slate Wednesday with several conce...

Ben Silverman's Electus To Take Over College Humor

AdAge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

IAC is considering throwing CollegeHumor, in addition to cash, into Ben Silverman's nascent branded-entertainment company, Electus. ...

Barry Diller "Still Hasn't Figured Out How To Squeeze Riches For Shareholders From His Vision": LAT

Los Angeles Times | Michael Hiltzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But as the typically tepid results turned in recently by his IAC/InterActiveCorp demonstrate, he still hasn't figured out how to squeeze riches for sh...

IAC Profit Falls Short Of Estimates In 2Q

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — IAC/InterActiveCorp, the company behind such Internet properties as Match.com, Ask and Citysearch, posted a second-quarter profi...

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...

Ben Silverman Leaving NBC To Start Venture With IAC, Jeff Gaspin Taking Over

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Ben Silverman will be leaving his job as co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Movie Studios to head a new venture with Barr...