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Barry Diller

  1. Governor Cuomo Saved the Hudson River Floating ParkCanceled last month, plans for the park are back on.
  2. parks and recreation
    That Plan for a Floating Park on the Hudson River? It’s DeadMedia mogul Barry Diller has withdrawn his support after years of litigation that tied up Pier55, effectively killing the project.
  3. Who’s Fighting the Construction of the Floating Park on the Hudson River?A real-estate mogul, speculates Barry Diller and the New York Times.
  4. parks and recreation
    Here Are Some New Images of Barry Diller’s Floating Park on the Hudson RiverMore detailed renderings of Pier55.
  5. parks and recreation
    Billionaire’s Floating Park Coming to a River Near YouConstruction should begin next year.
  6. tech
    Supreme Court to Hear Aereo CaseBarry Diller’s TV start-up has a moment of truth on the schedule.
  7. blog-stained wretches
    Daily Beast Will ‘Roar’ at Least Until OctoberThen it might be for sale.
  8. blog-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Is on Her Way Out at the Daily Beast [Updated]The future of the site is uncertain, according to a new report.
  9. ink-stained wretches
    Why in the World Would Anyone Buy Newsweek?It could happen.
  10. the media
    Zombie Newsweek Is Apparently for SaleThe magazine’s owner is seeking offers.
  11. tablet-stained wretches
    Zombie Newsweek Also Probably Doomed, Says Newsweek Owner“I wish I had not bought Newsweek. It was a mistake.”  
  12. adventures in broadcasting
    Fox, Univision Threaten to Switch to Paid Model After Aereo’s Court WinThey’re talking about an end to free broadcasts, but not very enthusiastically.
  13. hacktivist judges
    Aereo’s Absurd ‘Tiny Antennas’ Strategy Wins in CourtA testament to the power of creative lawyering.
  14. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Spins Newsweek News, Diller Doesn’tTina Brown is spinning, but Barry Diller doesn’t bother.
  15. ink-stained wretches
    Newsweek Is Not Going Online-Only Just YetBut Barry Diller indicated that it could happen soon-ish.
  16. neighborhood news
    Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg Really Like the High LineTo the tune of $20 million.
  17. chelsea clinton
    Chelsea Clinton Joins IAC BoardThe former First Daughter has added another line to her résumé.
  18. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Poaches Leslie Bennetts From Vanity FairJust like she poached her back in 1988.
  19. ink-stained wretches
    Former U.S. Rep Jane Harman Appointed to Newsweek/Daily Beast BoardAfter the death of her husband, someone in the family was bound to take the role.
  20. ink-stained wretches
    Newsweek’s Future: Sidney’s Gone, What About Barry?Is the Harman half of the Newsbeast company the only one worried employees should be looking at?
  21. obits
    Newsweek Owner Sidney Harman Dies After ‘Brief Battle With Leukemia’The stereo magnate learned he was ill only a month ago.
  22. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown’s Extravagant Party Days Are OverIt’s a new, austere era.
  23. post-modern love
    Will OkCupid Change Now That It’s Owned by Match.com?Dating sites get maaaaaarried.
  24. photo op
    Katie Couric and Barry Diller Thought It Would Be Cute to Fake Had a Snowmergency [Updated!]Aw, adorable!
  25. white men with money
    Barry Diller Steps Down as CEO of IACAnd with this move, his decades-long partnership with John Malone is effectively over.
  26. twins!
    For Thanksgiving Last Year, Barry Diller Had BoysWith a side of Jet Skis.
  27. ink-stained wretches
    Passive-Aggressive Notes From the Online Staff at Newsweek“It’s always nice to wake up and find out in the ‘Times’ that your job is doomed.”
  28. ink-stained wretches
    What a Difference a Day Makes for Newsweek Owner Sidney HarmanThe 92-year-old stereo mogul and media newbie was more perceptive about his own limits than it first appeared.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown to Run Merged Daily Beast and NewsweekTina Brown returns to the world of print.
  30. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown on Failed Newsweek–Daily Beast Merger: ‘The Engagement Was Fun But the Pre-Nup Got Too Complex’The merger talks just got to be too tough.
  31. ink-stained wretches
    Journal: The Problem With a Daily Beast/Newsweek Merger Is ‘Three Outsize Personalities’Namely: Barry Diller, Tina Brown, and Sidney Harman.
  32. ink-stained wretches
    What Would a Tina Brown–Helmed Daily Beast–Newsweek Hybrid Look Like?We talked to some people who might know.
  33. ink-stained wretches
    What If Newsweek and the Daily Beast Became One and the Same?That might be an intriguing solution.
  34. bright ideas
    Andrew Ross Sorkin Knows What Wall Street Needs to Do to Fix Its ReputationIt starts with one man.
  35. do-gooders
    Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Convince Other Billionaires to Follow SuitThirty-eight billionaires have signed on to give away half their wealth.
  36. gossipmonger
    Larry King and Shawn Southwick Were Basically SwingersAnd other stories of Wednesday horror.
  37. gossipmonger
    Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall Ready to Pull Each Other’s Hair Extensions OutPlus, Patrick Swayze takes a swipe at Jennifer Grey from beyond the grave, and more celebrity feuds, in our daily gossip roundup.
  38. gossipmonger
    Rihanna Having Secret Dates on City RooftopsThat, and the rest of today’s low-filled gossip fest.
  39. gossipmonger
    Angelina Jolie Is the Most Important Celebrity in the WorldTake that, Oprah. Plus, ‘Laguna Beach’ star Kristin Cavallari is attacked by models, and more, in our daily gossip roundup.
  40. let’s get civical
    Diane Von Furstenberg and Barry Diller Give $10 Million Challenge Gift to High LineThe couple adds a bundle to their already-generous donations to the new park.
  41. good luck with your head demons
    Barry Diller Is Not Eating ThatBecause if he does, “they” will come to get him.
  42. gossipmonger
    Everyone Studiously Avoided Their Exes at the OscarsThe Academy Awards were fraught with peril for Tom and Penélope, Jen and Brad, and Chace and Carrie. Anne Hathaway, on the other hand, was fine.
  43. in other news
    The ‘Beast’ Has Awoken!Tina Brown’s IAC-sponsored news aggregator and blog launched last night — and it’s not the Huffington Post Redux.
  44. in other news
    Tina Brown Resurrects Waugh’s ‘Daily Beast’Her new Website venture will take the name of the British scribe’s famous literary newspaper. But does this tell us anything new about the secretive site?
  45. company town
    Tom Wolfe Still Making Sweeping, Mostly True GeneralizationsThe writer predicts “the end of capitalism,” and may be right; Ariana Huffington talks about her beef with Tim Russert; and a Manhattan lawyer does due diligence with the Other Side, all in our daily rundown of weird, wonderful finance, media, law and real-estate news.
  46. company town
    ‘Words Can’t Describe’ How Jimmy Cayne Feels About Bear’s Collapse. Fortunately, Figures Can.Also, more news on Bear Stearns, the MTA, and Betsey Johnson, in our daily industry roundup.
  47. company town
    JPMorgan Will Take On Half of Bear Stearns StaffOr you could say JPMorgan will FIRE half of Bear Stearns staff. It’s all how you look at it, really. Plus! The GM building may have a new owner, ‘People’ people get a hairy new deadline, and a lawyer’s advice for tax dodgers in our daily roundup of industry news.
  48. gossipmonger
    John Mayer Continues to Be the Salvation of Celebrity JournalismHe’s dancing on tables, he’s refusing hot blondes. Thank God, really. That and more in our daily gossip roundup.
  49. company town
    He’s an Icahnimal!Carl Icahn may be getting ready to sink his teeth into Yahoo, ‘Newsday’ girds intself for new ownership, and ‘Vogue’ editor Hamish Bowles within prime stalking distance of Daily Intel editor Chris Rovzar in our daily roundup of finance, media, law, and real-estate news.
  50. company town
    Wait, Are We Supposed to Feel Sorry for Lloyd Blankfein?That’s not the only mind-bender in our daily industry roundup.
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