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Oath is Dead

Oath, the bizarre name given to Verizon’s digital media subsidiary, is losing its name next year and will officially become Verizon Media Group on January 8, 2019. Oath was formed on June 23, 2017 when Verizon purchased Yahoo for $4.48 billion. It merged the Internet site with its own content division that included AOL, Techcrunch […]

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Discovery to Move HQ to 230 Park Avenue

NEW YORK — Discovery, operator of cable networks Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC and more, has selected 230 Park Avenue South in New York’s Flatiron district as the location for its new global headquarters. Announced earlier this year, the company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to the Big Apple to be closer to advertising […]

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Murray Named New WSJ Editor

NEW YORK – Matt Murray has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, succeeding Gerard Baker, who will move to a new position as the Journal’s Editor-at-Large, which will include regular writing and hosting the paper’s expanding network of conferences and events. Baker will also host a new […]

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NY Times Hires New Sunday Business Editor

The New York Times has hired Nick Summers as its new Sunday Business Editor. Nick joins The Times from Bloomberg Businessweek, where he was a features editor. While at the magazine, he edited stories on a wide variety of topics: cut-rate coffins, introducing luxury cruises to the Chinese market, how Goldman Sachs lost $1.2 billion […]

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NY Times Adds Asia Tech Columnist

The NY Times has hired Li Yuan, a China tech columnist at The Wall Street Journal, to be its first Asia technology columnist for the Business section. She starts in May and will be based in Hong Kong. Li has been a China tech columnist at WSJ since 2015, writing a weekly column called China […]