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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is a writer in New York who covers media companies for Bloomberg News. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Conde Nast Portfolio, Advertising Age and elsewhere.

The exhibit floor at The Cable Show -- not much glitz, but lots of executives in dark suits.

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The exhibit floor at The Cable Show -- not much glitz, but lots of executives in dark suits.

At the Cable Show, Everything on Display Except What People are Talking About, Including Netflix

The Cable Show, the industry’s annual gathering that’s happening this week under the blazing Los Angeles sun, had no shortage of news to pick apart given Comcast’s $45 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable announced in February as well as...

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Lisa Belkin, who has been critical of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, is now joining the staff of the website.

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Lisa Belkin, who has been critical of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, is now joining the staff of the website.

Blogger Once Critical of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Will Now Be Blogging for Yahoo

  Lisa Belkin, a senior columnist for the Huffington Post writing about motherhood and work, will be leaving the website to work for Yahoo. She joins other brand name journalists Yahoo recently hired such as former New York Times tech...

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Zite co-founders Mike Klaas (left) and CEO Mike McCue develop popular mobile apps for news reading.

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Zite co-founders Mike Klaas (left) and CEO Mike McCue develop popular mobile apps for news reading.

CNN Said to Get Flipboard Stake in Sale of Zite

CNN sold its software unit Zite to Flipboard, which makes a competing news-reader application, in a deal that gives the media company a small equity stake in the startup, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. No...

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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media, speaks at the Rothman Institute, on May 22, 2013, in Philadelphia.

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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media, speaks at the Rothman Institute, on May 22, 2013, in Philadelphia.

Click Your Way to a College Diploma From the Forbes School of Business

Forbes, the millionaire moniker signifying wealth and all its triumphs, is now trying to make a name for itself in online education. The magazine publisher just sold part of its naming rights to an online, for-profit education venture: Ashford’s College...

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Zeebox Pushes for Virtual Living Room: Inside Scoop

On this week’s “The Inside Scoop” podcast, Anthony Rose, chief technology officer and co-founder of Zeebox, talks about efforts by cable companies to entice advertisers by improving audience engagement via the social-TV application Zeebox, which facilitates conversation among fans and...

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Comcast Exec Talks About NBC’s Collaboration With Twitter on Viewing App: Inside Scoop

Sam Schwartz, chief business development officer at Comcast Cable, talks with Bloomberg’s Edmund Lee and Alex Sherman about See It. The new technology will enable Comcast customers to watch NBC Universal network and cable shows directly from Twitter’s applications. A...

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Investors Too Bullish on Cable M&A, Moffett Says; AllThingsD Founders to Leave News Corp.: Inside Scoop

Speculation over U.S. cable consolidation has diminished the chances of deals getting done quickly as stocks such as Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems become more expensive, according to Craig Moffett, co-founder of research firm MoffettNathanson. Bloomberg’s Alex Sherman and Edmund Lee...

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NY Times’ Brian Stelter on the Future of Television: ‘The Inside Scoop’ Podcast on Media Industry

In this week’s episode of The Inside Scoop: Podcast on the Media Industry, New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter speaks with Bloomberg’s Edmund Lee and Alex Sherman about his career, hosting CNN’s Reliable Sources, the future of local newspapers,...

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