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AOL-HuffPo Deal Officially Closes Today–More Big Media Hires Signal New Content Direction Under AriannaAOL will officially close its $315 million acquisition of the Huffington Post today, sources said, only one month after it was struck. To celebrate, the now-official content head Arianna Huffington will be poaching another clutch of big journalists to add to AOL’s new Huffington Post Media Group unit.
The Onion lands its second TV show in a month–this one is the pitch-perfect “Onion News Network” on IFC–and we sit down with head writer Carol Kolb.
Facebook has 550 million friends, but it’s working extra hard to woo a very specific group: Heavyweight media companies. It might be working! See: A proposed linkup between the social network, Time Warner’s cable channels and Verizon’s FiOS TV.