The Sly Fox


Ross Levinsohn’s wheeling and dealing to get News Corp. back in the Web game has been ridiculed by many as profligate and late. But he may yet prove them all wrong. … this is my latest article for Business 2.0, which is now available online. A lot of people had some wonderful comments and insights on Robert Young’s post from yesterday, and perhaps this piece adds to the whole conversation. I hope you find the time to read it. (Of course you could read about Ross’ boss here!)

PS: Slow Blogging today – a pinched nerve is preventing me from writing today!



I don’t know mr. Malik.. Mr Levinsohn “the head of”, interviewing for “an entry-level administrative position”? Sounds like a nice urban legend to me.

Other than that, nice article!


Well he sure is a handsome devil if nothing else, I think the guy is right though they were siging on alot more per day than your gave.

Frank Ruscica

For OldMediaCos, figuring out the Internet starts with understanding how a TV sitcom and complementary online content can give rise to the most liquid online market for the advertisement spaces on single-creator media (e.g., blogs, podcasts), how this market can give rise to the most liquid online market for customized education and career services, how the latter market can give rise to millions of good jobs for U.S. residents, and how these job-holders can dramatically increase educational and economic opportunity for all.

Lots of the VZ-/AMZN-/MSFT-approved details are online at



They were signing up 125,000 new users per day when aquired. Your story says 125,000 new users per month which is waaay off.

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