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Future of TV: Funding the Future of Networks

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

If you have any doubt that video is the biggest untapped next phase of the web, just take a look at the capital that is funding a long list of content-centric startups.

Miss Hulu and Her Conflicted Media Father

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
John Tarnoff

On the face of it, Disney, Fox and (a silenced due to conflict of interest issues) Comcast are acting like Miss Hulu's overprotective father who won't let his daughter get married.

Miller, Kilar, Karmazin, 3 Executives to Watch in 2013

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The more time I spend watching the media world evolve, the more I come to believe that there a very few number of executives who have the right mix of...

Calling It Quits

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Jason Kilar will step down by the end of March as the chief executive of Hulu, the online video service owned by the parents of AB...

Is Hulu Really Dying?

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment

Is Hulu really dying? It might seem that way in reading today's tech and entertainment news. The hullaballoo began when Variety published a summar...

Hulu's Set For Big Overhaul

Variety | Posted 10.20.2012 | Technology

"Outline transition plan for new CEO. Discuss potential candidates and process." These sentences are the topmost bullet points of a confidential in...

Yahoo CEO Search Down To 2 Candidates

Reuters | Nadia Damouni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) - The race to become Yahoo Inc's next chief executive appears to have com...

8 Tech Execs Who Could Turn Yahoo Around

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) -- The search has now begun for a person willing to lead one of the world's most popular Internet...

Hulu Said To Be Weighing Sale Offer From Yahoo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.21.2011 | Technology

This post has been updated. The Wall Street Journal reports that video streaming website Hulu may be weighing a sale offer. According to "people...

Media Person of the Year 2008: The Contenders

I Want Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Who was 2008's leading personality in the media world? Who left a lasting imprint on the industry -- for good or ill? Cast your vote in I Want Media's...

Hulu's Successful Ad Strategy: "Less Is More"

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

THUMBS up and thumbs down ratings for commercials. Choose-your-own-advertisement options before shows begin. Interactive games during advertising brea...

Disney/ABC Opens Vault To Vintage TV

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Disney is going to raid the TV archives, a move that may allow viewers to watch 50s-era series like "Zorro" and "Davy Crockett" via ad-supported strea...