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Lewis D'Vorkin is named Los Angeles Times editor in chief

The Los Angeles Times has named Forbes Media executive Lewis D’Vorkin as its new editor in chief, Ross Levinsohn, the paper’s publisher, said Monday. At Forbes, D’Vorkin, 65, held roles including executive editor, editor and chief product officer. He previously worked at the Wall Street Journal,...

New Los Angeles Times CEO Ross Levinsohn Will be Making $1 Million a Year–At least

The Los Angeles Times' new publisher and CEO, Ross Levinsohn, who replaced ousted editor and publisher Davan Maharaj on Monday, will be making a very sizable $1 million in his new role, and that's just his minimum pay. That information comes via an SEC filing on Monday reporting on the publication's latest major personnel change....

Ross Levinsohn - Publisher and CEO

Ross Levinsohn was named publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times in August 2017. Levinsohn, a digital media pioneer who has long been at the intersection of technology and media, is best known for his leadership roles at Yahoo and Fox, where he helped build and operate both complex large-scale...

Will New L.A. Times Publisher Ross Levinsohn Tap Lessons Learned With Janice Min?

There are three people who have fundamentally changed the way entertainment news is covered on the West Coast: TMZ's Harvey Levin, Deadline founder Nikki Finke and The Hollywood Reporter's Janice Min. Levin is still at it; Finke, recently focused on the non-fiction side of things, is rumored to be making a return of some sort...

Can media veteran Ross Levinsohn spark growth at the L.A. Times?

Ross Levinsohn is used to tough jobs. He tried to salvage a business out of social media site Myspace, and managed Yahoo during a tumultuous period when the Internet company was reeling from a management scandal and struggling to find its way. But this week, the 54-year-old digital media executive...

Top editors out at Los Angeles Times

Tronc has pushed out Los Angeles Times editor-publisher Davan Maharaj and replaced him with new publisher Ross Levinsohn and interim editor Jim Kirk, former editor of the Chicago Sun-Times.

Publisher and Top Editors Ousted at Los Angeles Times in Leadership Shake-Up

Tronc, the paper’s parent company, installed Ross Levinsohn, a former executive at Fox and Yahoo, as the publisher and chief executive of The Times.

Digital media veteran Ross Levinsohn takes over LA Times, Davan Maharaj out in shake-up

Tronc has ousted four top editors including editor and publisher Davan Maharaj and named Levinsohn as the newspaper's chief executive and publisher.        

Ross Levinsohn named new publisher of L.A. Times as top editors ousted

In a dramatic shakeup at the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago-based parent company has installed new leadership and plans to invest more resources in the news organization to move it more quickly into the digital age. Ross Levinsohn, 54, a veteran media executive who worked at Fox and served as interim...

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn says he'd be 'excited' if he were a Yahoo employee right now (YHOO, VZN)

In 2012, Ross Levinsohn was Yahoo's interim CEO and in the running to take on the job permanently, having run its sales organization for a number of years. Yahoo gave the job to former Googler Marissa Mayer, who on Monday announced the...Show More Summary

The exec who lost his job to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer slams the company with a classic 'Rocky' quote (YHOO)

Ross Levinsohn is a former Yahoo executive who briefly served as the company's interim CEO in 2012 — before losing out for the permanent job to current CEO Marissa Mayer. Although he's been out of the company for over 4 years now, Levinsohn...Show More Summary

Yahoo's former CEO just bought a $3.35 million home in Los Angeles — take a look inside

Ross Levinsohn — Yahoo's former head of global media and interim CEO, who was famously replaced by Marissa Mayer in 2012 — is apparently trading homes in Los Angeles. He just sold the Brentwood home he's owned since 2011, selling it for $7.65 million in an off-market deal, property records on OpenHouse Realty show. Show More Summary

Yahoo's former exec, who lost his job to Marissa Mayer, is now trying to buy the core business (YHOO)

Ross Levinsohn is a former Yahoo exec who briefly served as the company's interim CEO in 2012. He was the front-runner to become Yahoo's full-time CEO until activist investors gave the role to current CEO Marissa Mayer instead, as described...Show More Summary

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn wanted to strike the Microsoft deal that AOL just pulled off (YHOO, AOL, MSFT)

Former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn thinks the deal struck Monday between Microsoft and AOL is exactly the kind of move Yahoo should have made when he was there. The deal will see Microsoft hand over huge chunks of its display advertising business to AOL's sales team. Show More Summary

In a time of Silicon Valley assholes, is Yahoo just too nice to make it?

3 years agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Over at Forbes, Eric Jackson has a great and very PandoMonthly-like interview with Ross Levinsohn, the architect behind Fox’s MySpace purchase and once-great-hope to lead Yahoo before Marissa Mayer was hired and Levinsohn unceremoniously left. Show More Summary

Interview With Ross Levinsohn On His Time At Yahoo

In this extensive interview, former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn reflects on his strategy for turning around Yahoo and how the company can still be great.b

Ex-Yahoo CEO: I would pay Jon Stewart $100 Million per year to relaunch his show

After news broke last night that Jon Stewart is leaving the Daily Show, former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn went on Facebook and said that someone smart should give Stewart $100 million per year to re-launch his show as a "direct-to-consumer" product. Show More Summary

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) – Twitter Inc (TWTR) Deal: Is It Feasible?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s former interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn has made a suggestion on Tuesday that Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) could buy Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), since the integrated company would become the strongest force in the media sector. This spark has ignited a fire among investors and SunTrust Robinson’s Bob Peck talked over phone on CNBC about […]

Does a Twitter-Yahoo Tie-Up Make Sense?

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn has a suggestion for Twitter: Buy Yahoo.

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