Tag Archives: Media

Relativity Media Investor Claims $12.5 Million Fraud

A hedge fund investor is doubling down on his claim that Ryan Kavanaugh defrauded him into investing into Relativity Media, the twice-bankrupt mini-studio. Carey Metz filed an amended lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, accusing Kavanaugh, the founder and CEO, of conning him into making a $ 10 million investment in the company in 2013. Metz had earlier ...

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Beyond the Likes: How to Make It in Social Media

For anyone working in fashion or media, having an online presence is pretty much par for the course, but with constantly changing algorithms and a publishing industry that’s in a constant state of flux, it can be an intimidating space to break into. Luckily, there are plenty of talented, successful women pioneering the space, and I was lucky enough to ...

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Stop calling them 'social': Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, et al are the new mainstream media

#NMM isn’t so much social as it is reactionary, an elaborate, unending iteration of Tell Us What You Think journalism, without the benefit/hindrance of a reporter, editor, host, curator or guide. We tweet and post in silence, often in the middle of some other activity, at times completely obsessed, at times as if it doesn’t really matter. Where previous generations ...

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Hashtag Highlights: From 'Roseanne' to Weinstein, this week in social media

Keep your friends close, but your work enemies closer. Elle Fanning and Angelina Jolie may have an onscreen feud in Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Maleficent,” but the actresses showed nothing but love for each other in an Instagram post Wednesday. Fanning, who reprises her role as Princess Aurora in the sequel, offered fans a peek at the London set as ...

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News: Corporate Traveller launches entertainment, media and sport agency in UK

Corporate Traveller has launched a new production, sports and creative division in the UK providing specialist travel and logistics services to clients in the entertainment, media and sport sectors.  The specialist travel management company for corporates with an annual business travel spend of £50,000-£2 million already manages business travel for around 300 media, fashion and sports clients across the UK.  ...

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Hi-Rez Studios Forms Esports Production Company Skillshot Media

Hi-Rez Studios announced on Monday that it’s starting an esports tournament operator and production company called Skillshot Media. The Georgia-based subsidiary will manage multiple leagues for Hi-Rez titles “Smite” and “Paladins,” along with games from other publishers. Hi-Rez co-founder and COO Todd Harris is acting as Skillshot Media’s president, while Nabil Ismail is vi… Variety

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