While Yahoo Gave Few Details About Couric’s New Role, Here’s What a Previous Deal With Her Wanted (Memo)

“This was a long time coming,” said one Yahoo exec. “It just took a very long time.”
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Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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Yahoo’s Mayer on the Talent Hunt for Tech Journalists (Even From AllThingsD!)

It’s nice to see Yahoo finally acknowledging the importance of what tech journalists do, even if it means Marissa is trying to poach in our pond.
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Yahoo Confirms Hire of AOL Vet Ned Brody as Americas Ad Boss

The former AOL exec had been caught in limbo due to a non-compete clause.
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Spotify Gets a New Biz Dev Head From 21st Century Fox

Jorge Espinel fills a slot left open for close to a year.
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Exclusive: Yahoo Loses Its Media Head, as Mickie Rosen Ankles From Company

Will this move cause CEO Marissa Mayer to focus on media?
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Yahoo’s Mayer Has Met with Hulu Execs in a Preliminary Look-See at Premium Video Unit

How much is the Silicon Valley Internet giant willing to spend on turbocharging its video prospects?
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Guggenheim Digital in Talks for Vevo Stake

Guggenheim Digital Media has had talks with online music-video company Vevo, and would be interested in taking a controlling share, people familiar with the matter said.

Peter Chernin Wants Hulu, Too

The former News Corp. executive, and Hulu-booster, throws his hat into the ring. Again: It’s still not clear if the video site is actually for sale.
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Hulu Isn’t for Sale — Yet. But Buyers Are Asking …

A corporate video re-run.
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Coming Soon to Yahoo: Ads From Google

Marissa Mayer Makes a Media Deal