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IAC Gets Into Fake News Biz

Site, launching today, targets youth with comedy, viral videos

(Newser) - Barry Diller's InterActiveCorp ventures into the fake news business today with the launch of its new satire website, 23/6. The site, produced in partnership with the Huffington Post, joins a number of recent efforts to combine comedy with current events a la "The Daily Show": the Onion's Onion News... More »

Diller's IAC to Split Into Five Companies

HSN, Ticketmaster, Interval International, LendingTree spin off

(Newser) - Barry Diller's InterActiveCorp will split into five separately traded companies, their board announced today.  Former IAC components Home Shopping Network, Ticketmaster, vacation site Interval International, and online real estate site LendingTree will all become separate firms under those names. CNN Money reports that the remaining pieces of IAC will... More »

Media Moguls' 'Marriage' On the Rocks

Longtime partners Diller, Malone may be severing ties

(Newser) - The long and lucrative partnership between media giants John Malone and Barry Diller may be nearing its end, the Wall Street Journal reports. "We've been frustrated with each other at times," says Diller, whose IAC empire, backed by Malone's Liberty Media, includes the Home Shopping Network, Ticketmaster and... More »

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