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Why some YouTube personalities are angry at the platform
Online stars are lashing out against YouTube for removing ads from videos with “controversial” content.
Viacom hires Morgan Stanley, LionTree for capital review: Source
Viacom has hired Morgan Stanley and LionTree to review its capital structure, as it seeks ways to shore up finances in the face of falling ad sales.
Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren to leave network
The Fox News anchor worked at the network for 14 years. She will be replaced on the show “On the Record” by senior political analyst Brit Hume.
Fox settles with Gretchen Carlson for $20 million, offers apology
Fox says Gretchen Carlson “was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve.”
Roger Ailes’ history of sexual harassment goes past Fox News, NY Mag says
Ex-Fox News CEO’s degrading treatment of women started at his first job in the 1960s, according to New York Magazine.
Melania Trump files suit against blogger, Daily Mail over ‘escort’ reports
She filed a lawsuit against two media entities for libel over reports that she was an “escort” in the 1990s.
With 3.1 billion views, this site is going after BuzzFeed, Vice
TheLADbible is the latest social media-based site aiming to rival the dominance of sites like Vice and BuzzFeed.
Germany’s biggest soccer team finds social media an obstacle to US expansion
Germany’s most popular soccer team is learning that American digital media culture is different from its home country.
YouTube helps its creators get political
YouTube is adding political sets to its free Los Angeles and New York studios for online video creators.
Twitter will now share video revenue with individual content creators
The company hopes to lure content creators to post on the platform by giving them an easy way to earn money from their videos.
Facebook keeps ‘Trending Topics’, but gets rid of humans who write descriptions
Facebook is replacing human editors on Trending Topics with an algorithm, Recode reports.
Judge says he has ‘concerns’ on information given to Sumner Redstone
A Massachusetts probate court judge said Friday he has “some concerns” about how much information was being given to Sumner Redstone.
How Snapchat utilizes lenses to turn users into brand evangelists
Snapchat announced a partnership with the NFL on a sponsored lens.
New York Times says suspected Russian hackers targeted Moscow bureau
The New York Times said on Tuesday its Moscow bureau was targeted by a cyber attack this month but that there was no evidence the hackers, believed to be Russian, were successful.
WPP ups growth forecasts after strong first half
The advertising group expects full-year revenue growth to be “well over” 3 percent, compared with a previous forecast of “over” 3 percent.
BuzzFeed is splitting its news and entertainment divisions: Report
The reorganization is designed to enhance revenue opportunities in digital videos, Vanity Fair reported Tuesday.
The box office trends behind the ‘Ben-Hur’ bomb
The remake of the blockbuster 1958 remake grossed just $11 million at the box office, falling short of the already-low $15 million projected.
TV networks expand on-demand offerings to fight ‘cord-cutting’
U.S. pay TV customers will have more chances this fall to catch up on shows in mid-season as networks increase video-on-demand offerings.
Here’s what Philippe Dauman made as Viacom CEO, and how the stock did
If CEO Dauman exits Viacom, it would cap a lucrative decade-long tenure at the company, data shows.
Viacom CEO to leave after long battle, will get a $72 million severance package
The settlement would end the battle for control over Redstone’s $40 billion empire that includes Viacom and CBS.
Faster, higher, smarter: Viewers are watching these Olympics very differently
While world records have tumbled, broadcasters have had a hard time keeping audiences glued to their screens during the Rio Games.
Pinterest launches ‘Promoted Video’ ads
Pinterest is launching “Promoted Video” in beta, which could be a game changer to grow revenue ahead of an eventual IPO.
Viacom, National Amusements resume settlement talks
Settlement talks between Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone have resumed after weeks of stops and starts.
Univision is buying Gawker Media for $135 million
The TV network and digital publisher has agreed to pay $135 million for the bankrupt blog network, Recode reports.
Digital media hopes Gawker deal will help determine valuations
The value of digital media brands is determined not just by their advertising revenue, but by their traffic.
Univision bids for Gawker, challenging Ziff Davis: Sources
Univision has offered to acquire Gawker Media, challenging a $90 million stalking horse bid from media company Ziff Davis in the auction.
Fox News names new co-presidents following Ailes departure