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It's the Great Pumpkin Jerry Yang!

I’m still not sure why we added the exclamation point.”

–Yahoo! CEO Jerry Yang

yang-as-charliebrown.jpgNow how does Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang expect to create that “stronger culture of winning” that Yahoo so desperately needs with sad-sack pronouncements like those he made during a company conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., yesterday? Being chief executive of Yahoo is “a lonely job,” said Yang. “It is a lonely job in the sense that you have to make some of the tough calls.”

And perhaps even slaughter a sacred cow or two. But that’s how you make the big money. Surely Yang, with a net worth of $1.9 billion, knows that.


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

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December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald