Categories: AOL

AOL Has Bad Quarter; Leaves Tracks Elsewhere Hinting At Names Of Next Content Sites

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 29

Earnings reporting time for Time Warner. And, in a fashion familiar to those who watch Time Warner—a company where things get done with the alacrity of a sloth dashing through...

A Thought For Time Warner Regarding AOL: Keep The Access Business And Sell Everything Else

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 06

There is now a case to be made for Time Warner to hold onto AOL’s dial-up subscriber business and sell the troubled online unit’s advertising and content businesses. As they...

AOL: Now What? A Few Wisecracks And A Few Notions

Posted by: Jon Fine on June 27

AOL: A neverending pinata party for those who write about such things; a gremlin that never stops kicking your shinbones for those running Time Warner....

Yahoo-Google's Deal Is Done, But The Next Thing . . .

Posted by: Jon Fine on June 12

. . . is AOL-Microsoft. Given the latest, how long before some AOL-Microsoft deal gets announced, and will it just be for search? (Seriously. I’m asking. Let me know...

Story/Software Tension Sighted In Potential Deal For Yahoo!

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 11

An unnamed source is buried deep in the big Wall Street Journal piece today, the one detailing some backroom manuevers in the whole Google/News Corp/AOL/Microsoft group-grope-cum-competition for Yahoo. Said source...

Time Warner And The Curse Of The Conglomerate

Posted by: Jon Fine on February 06

Three headlines coming out of Time Warner’s earnings call today, which happened to be the first run by new CEO Jeff Bewkes:...

The Weather Channel Sale Scenario I'd Really Like To See

Posted by: Jon Fine on January 03

Google buys it. Seriously....

Will Google Own Content in 2010?

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 23

This week’s column is about what some execs perceive as a competition among the big players in online advertising and online ad networks—yes,: AOL, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo-- for quality traffic,...

Boiling Down Time Warner's Situation Into A Few Sentences

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 08

A. AOL ad growth underperforming Web ad growth = very bad. B. Every CEO needs a narrative for his company. Dick Parsons’ story was “I am going to calm this...

AOL: New Metaphor Sighted!

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 22

Is comparing AOL to network television a smart thing for its new CEO to be saying? I will grant Falco this: I think this is the first time I've heard...

Jon Miller Out At AOL . . .

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 15

. . . Randy Falco, President-COO of NBC Uni's TV Group is in. Very quickly, and hopefully coherently: 1. One outside exec's quick take: "Maybe they wanted a content...

AOL and everyone

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 14

The crowning irony of all this would be if a deal with AOL that involves (pick at least one) Comcast, Google or Microsoft becomes the one move from a media...

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