IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller is considering selling the Daily Beast following the departure of Tina Brown, who helped start the news website in 2008, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
At one point in last night’s NFL draft, probably sometime after Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles was taken with the third pick and before Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected 22nd by Cleveland in a stirring turn of draft day deal-making -- maybe it was right around the time two of Manziel’s teammates were drafted ahead of him (back to back, with the sixth and seventh picks) -- the camera flashed to Manziel with his head in his hands, and one of the announcers on the broadcast said, “This is shoulder-chip building time,” or words to that effect.
Tina Brown is stepping down as editor-in-chief of IAC/InterActiveCorp’s Daily Beast to start a new venture, capping a tumultuous tenure that included the acquisition -- and sale -- of Newsweek magazine.
Ready for the weekend? Finally starting to warm up out there. Maybe dust off the tennis racket, or get the boat in the water. Watch television, which seems to be all anybody talks about now. Television shows.