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News Byteleaving the company. Founder John Battelle will step into the CEO job.
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Deanna Brown will become CEO of Federated Media Publishing, replacing Founding CEO John Battelle, the online media company said. Brown was brought in 18 months ago as president and COO, after stints at Yahoo, AOL and Scripps Networks Digital. Battelle will become executive chairman, as well as chief strategy officer.
Federated Media Publishing, which recently bought a community platform aimed at parents, announced tonight that it was making another buy. This time, it is a food blog community site called Foodbuzz, as FM seeks to create large networks of niche content to better sell premium advertising. According to the site, it has exclusive deals to sell advertising for 4,400 independent food bloggers, making it a top food property.
More and more airlines are adding wireless, which means you can now turn your seat into a flying videoconference room. But you shouldn’t.