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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 It’s DeadMedia mogul Barry Diller has withdrawn his support after years of litigation that tied up Pier55, effectively killing the project.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. rich people things
    Barry Diller and DVF Cloned Their DogWhat else do you do with $3.7 billion?
  5. parks and recreation
    Here Are Some New Images of Barry Diller’s Floating Park on the Hudson RiverMore detailed renderings of Pier55.
  6. parks and recreation
    Billionaire’s Floating Park Coming to a River Near YouConstruction should begin next year.
  7. bill de blasio’s new york
    The Rich Irony of Barry Diller’s Floating ParkThe media billionaire’s just-announced plan to build an artificial island in the Hudson is the type of deal this mayor pledged to reject.
  8. tech
    Supreme Court to Hear Aereo CaseBarry Diller’s TV start-up has a moment of truth on the schedule.
  9. blog-stained wretches
    Daily Beast Will ‘Roar’ at Least Until OctoberThen it might be for sale.
  10. 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.
  11. sea of nipples
    Meet the #Instastuds: Hot Gay Men on Perma-Display“Some have tattoos, some are carpeted with perfect chest hair, many are Israeli or Brazilian, and all have lots of time to travel and pose half naked across the beaches of Planet Earth.” 
  12. ink-stained wretches
    Why in the World Would Anyone Buy Newsweek?It could happen.
  13. the media
    Zombie Newsweek Is Apparently for SaleThe magazine’s owner is seeking offers.
  14. met gala 2013
    The Best, Cutest, and Most Ridiculous Things Said on the Met Gala Red Carpet“Nose rings? No. We’re Jewish.”
  15. tablet-stained wretches
    Zombie Newsweek Also Probably Doomed, Says Newsweek Owner“I wish I had not bought Newsweek. It was a mistake.”  
  16. 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.
  17. hacktivist judges
    Aereo’s Absurd ‘Tiny Antennas’ Strategy Wins in CourtA testament to the power of creative lawyering.
  18. the winner is
    DVF Showers Natalia Vodianova With Praise, MoneyShe’ll also honor Robin Roberts.
  19. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Spins Newsweek News, Diller Doesn’tTina Brown is spinning, but Barry Diller doesn’t bother.
  20. ink-stained wretches
    Newsweek Is Not Going Online-Only Just YetBut Barry Diller indicated that it could happen soon-ish.
  21. dynamic duos
    Scott Rudin and Barry Diller Might Be Getting Into the E-Books Business An announcement is expected soon. 
  22. new york fugging city
    Fug Girls: Graydon, Oscar, and Anderson Keep Things Classy at DVFThere are no Kardashians. There are no basic cable actresses.
  23. neighborhood news
    Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg Really Like the High LineTo the tune of $20 million.
  24. chelsea clinton
    Chelsea Clinton Joins IAC BoardThe former First Daughter has added another line to her résumé.
  25. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Poaches Leslie Bennetts From Vanity FairJust like she poached her back in 1988.
  26. 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.
  27. 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?
  28. obits
    Newsweek Owner Sidney Harman Dies After ‘Brief Battle With Leukemia’The stereo magnate learned he was ill only a month ago.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown’s Extravagant Party Days Are OverIt’s a new, austere era.
  30. post-modern love
    Will OkCupid Change Now That It’s Owned by Match.com?Dating sites get maaaaaarried.
  31. photo op
    Katie Couric and Barry Diller Thought It Would Be Cute to Fake Had a Snowmergency [Updated!]Aw, adorable!
  32. 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.
  33. twins!
    For Thanksgiving Last Year, Barry Diller Had BoysWith a side of Jet Skis.
  34. 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.”
  35. 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.
  36. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown to Run Merged Daily Beast and NewsweekTina Brown returns to the world of print.
  37. 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.
  38. ink-stained wretches
    Journal: The Problem With a Daily Beast/Newsweek Merger Is ‘Three Outsize Personalities’Namely: Barry Diller, Tina Brown, and Sidney Harman.
  39. ink-stained wretches
    What Would a Tina Brown–Helmed Daily Beast–Newsweek Hybrid Look Like?We talked to some people who might know.
  40. money
    Barry Diller Out at Live NationLive Nation CEO Irving Azoff may replace him.
  41. ink-stained wretches
    What If Newsweek and the Daily Beast Became One and the Same?That might be an intriguing solution.
  42. bright ideas
    Andrew Ross Sorkin Knows What Wall Street Needs to Do to Fix Its ReputationIt starts with one man.
  43. do-gooders
    Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Convince Other Billionaires to Follow SuitThirty-eight billionaires have signed on to give away half their wealth.
  44. gossipmonger
    Larry King and Shawn Southwick Were Basically SwingersAnd other stories of Wednesday horror.
  45. ben silverman
    Ben Silverman Up for Dream Job As Boss of CollegeHumorBarry Diller is considering putting CollegeHumor under Electus’s control.
  46. silvermania
    The New Ben Silverman Is Exactly the Same As the Old Ben SilvermanPhew!
  47. electus
    Ben Silverman’s New Company Starting to Sound Like Actual Thing$125 million! Ben Stiller!
  48. ben silverman
    Ben Silverman Names New Company!It’s Electus!
  49. 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.
  50. ben silverman
    Help Name Ben Silverman’s New Company!We’re taking your submissions.
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