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@ Dealmaker’s Summit: MSLO’s Wenda Harris Millard On YHOO’s ‘Monomaniacal Obsession’ With GOOG

imageAlmost a week after Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) unveiled its $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), former chief sales officer Wenda Harris Millard, now president of media for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO), offered some reasons for how her previous employer wound up in its current dismal state. During an interview at the DeSilva + Phillips Media Dealmakers Summit, Rafat Ali, the publisher and co-editor of ContentNext Media,’s parent, asked if she still owned any Yahoo stock: “Not since last Friday,” Millard replied. The full audio of the interview is here for download (MP3, 21 minutes, 19.5 MB). Highlights after the jump

Other highlights from the interview:

Obsessed with *Google*: So where did Yahoo’s problems begin? Millard: “This is absolutely inevitable, entirely predictable and it is all about what happens when you lose sight of what business you