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Hop Along Beer Vs. Hanson Beer: A Roundtable

Hello, loyal readers! We here at Stereogum have moved offices, making the grand exodus from a gathering of cubicles near Grand Central Station to a gathering of cubicles near Times Square. Along with the rest of our colleagues at our daddy company Valence Media, we are adjusting to the new space. Being in the heart … More »
Tags: Music, Sounding Board, Hanson, Grand Central Station, Hop Along, Valence Media, Times Square Along

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

It's moving day at Valence Media, which means next week we'll be reviewing James Blake in Times Square, baby. Times Square is not the ideal place to commute to, sure, but neither is our current office in midtown. Still, we've been here for two years so let's remember some of our memorable moments on Madison … More »
Tags: Music, Shut Up Dude, James Blake, Valence Media, Times Square baby Times Square

Major Layoffs At Billboard, Hollywood Reporter

About 22 staffers have been laid off at Billboard and The Hollywood Reported as part of a restructuring by parent company Valance Media.  Dana Miller, chief marketing officer for both publications, was among those cut, according to multiple sources, along with most of her of her New York-based staff.  Billboard magazine managing editor Jayme Klock has also reportedly exited, but it's unclear if that happened just prior to Thursday's layoffs. Valence Media launched just over a year ago as...
Tags: Music, New York, Mrc, Bruce Houghton, Dana Miller, Billboard Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Valence Media, Billboard Hollywood Reporter, Valance Media, Jayme Klock

Layoffs Hit Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Roughly 22 people have been affected by layoffs at the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, as well as its corporate owner Valence Media, individuals familiar with the staff reduction told Variety. Dana Miller, chief marketing officer for both the show business and music trade publications, was cut — as well as several of her New York-based staff, […]
Tags: New York, News, Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, Hollywood Reporter Billboard Media Group, Valence Media, Variety Dana Miller

Announcing IGNITION 2018 speakers: Don't miss Mark Cuban, Sir Martin Sorrell, Danica Patrick, Troy Carter, and more!

Prepare for the year ahead with insights from today's brightest minds. Join us at Business Insider's flagship conference, IGNITION: Media, Technology & Transformation, now in its ninth year. This year's speakers are innovators transforming media, technology, and society. The lineup is packed with top executives from some of the hottest tech startups and innovative corporate enterprises. Thought leaders from Uber, Y Combinator, Slack, Zipline, Dropbox, Hulu, Etsy, Salesforce, and Openwater will ...
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UTA Sets Joint TV Production Venture With Valence Media and MRC

UTA is diving into the content financing and production arena, setting a joint venture with Valence Media and MRC to develop TV series. UTA will have a minority stake in the venture to be known as Civic Center Media. The focus will be on offering UTA clients the ability to tap into Civic Center’s resources […]
Tags: News, UTA, Mrc, Valence Media

Billboard CEO Amato Paid $18 Million To Exit [RERORT]

Yesterday we reported that allegations of sexual misconduct, a pattern of burying similar allegations against others and possible financial improprieties had allegedly forced the exit of Billboard, Spin and Hollywood Reporter CEO John Amato. Now come reports that Amato was paid handsomely to find the door.   Fired Billboard CEO John Amato is reportedly telling anyone who will listen that he was paid $18 million to leave the media group, and 'reliable sources' have confirmed the claim to H...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Amato, John Amato, Valence Media

Former Billboard CEO John Amato Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct

John Amato, the CEO of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard media group who stepped down earlier this week amid allegations of influencing newsroom procedures, has been accused of sexual harassment and other improper behavior, according to a report in The Daily Beast, which cites “three sources with direct knowledge of the outcome of the internal investigation.” The […]
Tags: News, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, John Amato, Valence Media, The Hollywood Reporter Billboard

Billboard, Hollywood Reporter CEO Exits Amid Investigation

The CEO of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, John Amato has stepped down. His departure comes amid both an investigation into his conduct and a reorganization at the media group, which also includes the Spin brand, after a merger with Valence Media earlier this year. Asif Satchu and Modi Wiczyk, the co-CEOs of Valence, announced Amato’s departure on Wednesday in a memo to staff, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A May story in The Daily Beast alleged that Amato squashed mu...
Tags: Music, Walk, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Valence, Amato, Charlie Walk, John Amato, Modi Wiczyk, Hollywood Reporter Billboard Media Group, Valence Media, Asif Satchu

Todd Boehly’s Valence Media Shakes Up Sales Teams for Billboard, THR, Other Divisions

Less than a month after investor Todd Boehly merged the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Group with other entertainment assets, the new company has made several staffing changes in its sales and marketing strategy ranks. The new entity, called Valence Media, combines the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group with two other companies in Boehly’s portfolio: Dick Clark Prods. and […]
Tags: News, Billboard, Dick Clark, Todd Boehly, Boehly, Billboard Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Valence Media, Moksha Fitzgibbons, Billboard Hollywood Reporter Group

Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, and others merge into new ‘Valence Media’ company

Billboard and other big media companies have come together to become one big unified company. Film, television, news, all come together in a new partnership that sees 3 of media’s biggest companies join together. The new ‘Valence Media’ company is made up of the Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Dick Clark productions, and Media Rights Capital (MRC) – a film and television studio. The companies revealed the merger last Thursday, hoping that bringing their different areas of talent ...
Tags: Publishing, Music, TV, Television, Media, Film, Billboard, Merger, Industry News, Mrc, Hollywood Reporter, Dick Clark, Valence, Media Rights Capital, Todd Boehly, Hollywood Reporter Media Group

Media Moves

BuzzFeed may be next on Laurene Powell Jobs' list... Viacom forms commitee to look into a reunion with CBS... O'Connor moves from Time to Medium...  Three companies merge into Valence Media [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: [email protected] (Steve Barnes)]
Tags: Time, Pr, Cbs, Connor, Viacom, Steve Barnes, Laurene Powell, Valence Media

3 major entertainment firms merge into new venture, Valence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three major entertainment industry companies are merging into a new company that will combine film and television production, publishing and hosting of live events. The new venture announced Thursday is called Valence Media and combines the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, dick clark productions and film and television studio MRC. The Los […]
Tags: Business, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Valence, Nation & World, Billboard Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Valence Media