The freewheeling head of FilmOn has to stop using names including Aereokiller and BarryDriller.com for his broadcast streaming service according a settlement overseen by U.S. District Court Judge Audrey Collins. The decision appears...Show More Summary
With plans to expand to Boston on May 15, Aereo is preemptively suing CBS. The start-up backed by Barry Diller, which allows users to stream and record broadcast television signals over the Internet, recently prevailed in a lawsuit when the U.S. Show More Summary
IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) Q1 2013 Earnings Call May 01, 2013 8:30 am ET Executives Jeffrey W. Kip - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Barry Diller - Chairman, Senior Executive and Member of Executive Committee Grégory R. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Barry Diller admitted something pretty much anyone could have told you: Buying Newsweek was a mistake. And that, apparently, will be his last word on that subject.
The Internet company's media operations tripled their revenue after the consolidation of News_Beast, but brought in a wider operating loss. read more
Les Moonves is out to get Aereo by any means necessary, but he “doesn’t lose sleep over it,” the CBS Corp president and CEO told the Milken Institute’s Global Conference today. “Barry Diller has done what he likes to do, disrupt things,” Moonves added. Show More Summary
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, IAC Interactive Chairman Barry Diller admitted that he made a big mistake in buying Newsweek: For a news magazine, which is a bit of an odd phrase today, it was not possible to print it any longer. We said we will offer digital products. We have a very solid [...]
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Barry Diller Admits Buying Newsweek Was A Mistake (FishbowlNY) The “Most Honest And Unintentionally Depressing Answer Of The Day” award goes to Barry Diller, IAC’s chairman. Show More Summary
Barry Diller is proof that you don't have to be young to be an upstart. Need proof? OK, watch the video and hear the 71-year-old talk about disrupting three old-guard industries—television, publishing and education. Not only is Diller...Show More Summary
Fox Broadcasting begs to differ with Barry Diller.
After 80 years in print, Newsweek announced last year that it would merge with the Daily Beast and become an online only magazine. According to Businessweek, last year, Tina Brown's Newsweek/Daily Beast (she is founder and editor-in-chief) was set to lose upwards of $22 million. Show More Summary
Our Quote of the Day comes from Barry Diller on Buying Newsweek. File this in your Buyer’s Remorse file: Printing a single magazine is a fool’s errand if that magazine is a news weekly. There are some magazines that have no competition essentially in their field, luxury magazines. For a news magazine, which is a [...]
IAC Chairman Barry Diller says that merging Newsweek with The Daily Beast in November 2010 was "a mistake," and that he does not have great expectations for its future. In an interview with Bloomberg (above), Diller said that printing...Show More Summary
IAC/InterActiveCorp founder and chairman Barry Diller sat down with Bloomberg TV’s Willow Bay at the Milken Global Conference Monday. Diller, the primary backer of Aereo, talked about the future of television in an interview that aired on “Lunch Money” (video above). “The law of the U.S. Show More Summary
Barry Diller says broadcasters are bluffing about going cable.
The “Most Honest And Unintentionally Depressing Answer Of The Day” award goes to Barry Diller, IAC’s chairman. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Diller admits that buying Newsweek was a mistake, and even adds that the all-digital NewsBeast...Show More Summary
On Bloomberg TV: “There are some magazines that have no competition essentially in their field, luxury magazines,” the Washington Free Beacon reports Diller said. “Advertisers must advertise in them. But for a news magazine … it was not possible to print it any longer. So we said we will offer a digital product. We have [...]
The IAC chief, a major investor in Aereo, says that’s what’s behind recent threats by Fox, CBS, and Univision execs to turn their broadcast networks into pay TV channels if they lose their copyright infringement case against the streaming service. Show More Summary
IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller tells Bloomberg Television: “I wish I had not bought Newsweek. It was a mistake.” Printing a single magazine is a fool’s errand if that magazine is a news weekly. There are some magazines that have no competition essentially in their field, luxury magazines. For a news magazine, which is a bit … Read More
The IAC topper says networks and studios' impending petitions for government intervention against the streaming service are also futile: “No incumbent ever wants to see its territory invaded." read more